FOSSMeet 2017

FOSSMeet is an annual event at NIT Calicut that brings together the Free and Open Source Community from around the country.

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FOSSMeet is the annual Free and Open source software meet at NIT Calicut. We are inviting proposals for talks and workshops at FOSSMeet 2017.

What we are looking for

Through FOSSMeet, we intend to get the attendees, mostly students, get started with the development and usage of free software. You may propose to conduct a lecture, demo, tutorial, workshop, discussion or panel at FOSSMeet. If the contents of your session is the ‘I am feeling lucky’ result of some Google search, there is low probability that it’ll be accepted. Same applies to proposals titled ‘The absolute beginner introduction to X’ and others on a similar line. On the other hand, if your talk is on some obscure, albeit important, free software project that will go over most students head, this might not be the best platform to deliver that talk. There are always exceptions and we leave that to your judgement. If our audience wants it, we’ll try our best to accommodate it. Of course, if you find people interested in your proposal, you can always call a BoF. We are all for BoF’s! :)

Take the above with a pinch of salt. They are no s̶t̶r̶i̶c̶t̶ ̶r̶u̶l̶e̶s̶, only guidelines. All your proposals are welcome and we celebrate every single one that we receive! :D Looking forward to see you folks here.

Audience

Your audience (mostly) comprises of smart, above average, GNU/Linux aware students.

Important dates

Call for proposals opens: Oct 27, 2016
Proposal submission deadline: Jan 15, 2017
Proposal acceptance: Jan 20, 2017
Presentation upload: Feb 15, 2017

Contact Us:

For more information about speaking and proposals, contact speakers@fossmeet.in.

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Karthickeyan Narasimhan

@karthickeyan

Bringing Virtual Reality to the Web

Submitted Dec 6, 2016

WebVR is an experimental JavaScript API that provides access to Virtual Reality devices, such as the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear VR, or Google Cardboard, in your browser.Through this session, the participant will gain knowledge about the WebVR & be able to create atleast 1 3D scene using Aframe framework.

Outline

About VR, WebVR & A-Frame
Demo of basic A-Frame scenes & apps.
Entity Component System & other basic concepts of A-Frame.
A-Frame Concepts & implementations.
[Hands-on] Create your own 3D scenes using Aframe & bring cool VR experience.

How to be a part of the WebVR Community & Oppurtunities to contribute.
Connect through various channels for Aframe, WebVR on slack,twitter & on github.
Q & A Session.
Present your makes.

Demo on VR device during the session.[ Aura VR pro headset ]

PS: All resources will be shared out to the participants at the end of the session through email.
PPS: Cool Swags for all those with interesting 3D scenes created ;)

Requirements

Come with an open mind to learn.

PS: Along with your laptop.

Speaker bio

Full Stack Web Developer at Zarget- A Startup based out of Chennai. Volunteering as Mozilla Campus Advisory Committee Board member and Addons.mozilla.org Feature Board Member.

Links

Slides

https://aframe.io/aframe-presentation-kit/,

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