Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA
Helen Papagiannis

Helen Papagiannis
Augmented Reality Specialist and Author, Augmented Stories Inc.

Website | @ARstories

Helen Papagiannis is recognized as a global leading expert in the field of augmented reality (AR). She has been working with AR for a decade as a researcher, designer, and technology evangelist with a focus on storytelling and creating compelling experiences. Dr. Papagiannis was named among the NEXT 100 Top Influencers (#16) of the Digital Media Industry in 2013, and is featured as an innovator in the book Augmented Reality: An Emerging Technologies Guide to AR, published in 2013. Her work and research in the field include her past roles as chief innovation officer at Infinity Augmented Reality Inc. (New York and Tel Aviv), and senior research associate at York University’s Augmented Reality Lab in the Department of Film, Faculty of Fine Art (Toronto).

Dr. Papagiannis has presented her interactive work and Ph.D. research at global conferences and invited events including TEDx, ISMAR (International Society for Mixed and Augmented Reality), and ISEA (International Symposium for Electronic Art). Her TEDx 2011 talk was featured among the Top 10 Talks on augmented reality and gamified life. Prior to her augmented life, Dr. Papagiannis was a member of the internationally renowned Bruce Mau Design studio, where she was project lead on “Massive Change: The Future of Global Design," an internationally touring exhibition and best-selling book examining the new inventions, technologies, and events changing the world.


1:15pm–1:55pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Location: Herbst Pavilion
Helen Papagiannis (Augmented Stories Inc.)
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How augmented reality, virtual reality, wearable tech, IoT, and machine learning are coming together to create a new digital and physical reality. The boundaries of the digital and physical are blurring. New (augmented) realities are emerging that combine multiple technologies to forever change the way we experience the world. Read more.