XR Creators: Martin Warters & Calvin Gaunce


The XR Creators speaker series is a bi-weekly event held by the XR Creators Unite community, where community members and others interested in VR and AR gather to share information. This week's featured speakers are Martin Warters and Calvin Gaunce.

Martin and Calvin will be talking about how their work in medical education for practising healthcare professionals has led to the development of AR and VR interventions, and the immersive tech they've been using. Martin will discuss narrative design and storytelling for education, and the two will then demo some work and discuss lessons learned.

Martin Warters, MA Ed. Tech. CHSE, is the Director of Learner Experience and Instructional design for Medscape / WebMD. He has over 12 years’ experience creating simulations, having worked previously in the fields of Aviation, and the Oil and Gas industry. The last 7 years he has been working in the realm of Virtual Patient Simulation. Martin has a background in Educational Technology, and his research interests include Serious Games, VR AR and MR.

Calvin Gaunce is a Sr. Manager of Multimedia and Studio Operations at Medscape / WebMD. He has over 10 years experience in multimedia development of various forms with a background focused in audio/video production. He began pursuing skills in VR and AR technology five years ago after an introduction to 360 video and continues to today. At Medscape, Calvin works on a variety of mixed reality projects, generally in the realm of sales support and marketing. On his own time, he produces 360 video content including the occasional 360 wedding, and volunteers as a Google Street View driver.

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