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Harald Haraldsson 

Director, XR Collaboratory, Cornell Tech


XR Interaction Design and Urban Tech


The impact of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) - often combined under the term XR - on our daily lives is widely expected to increase in the near future. In this talk I will discuss the role of XR in the field of urban tech, and some of the technical and interaction design challenges involved. This talk will also present the design of a syllabus for urban tech students wishing to integrate XR into their practice.



Harald Haraldsson is the Director of the XR Collaboratory, and lecturer on augmented and virtual reality at Cornell Tech. At the XR Collaboratory, Harald works with Cornell faculty, researchers, and students from a variety of disciplines on XR-related projects. Harald holds a master’s degree in computer engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology.

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