VCF-SE 4.0

Vintage Computing Festival Southeast 4.0

Vintage Computing Festival Southeast 4.0 is being sponsored by the Atlanta Historical Computing Society

Sponsors

Computer Museum of American

Press Coverage

Atlanta Tech Edge 3/27/16 Show 136 (Video)
Vintage Technology Festival takes public back in time through technology (Erika Wells, North Fulton Neighbor)
Vintage Computer Festival returns to Roswell (North Fulton Herald)

Exhibit

New Computer Museum: 3D Edition

More soon…

Presentation

Virtual Computer Museums: How to Visit, Exhibit and DIY.

Platforms

Platform Cardboard (Google)
Price Headset Free to $10s (View-Master VR $30)
Availability Online and in stores now

Platform PlayStation VR (Sony)
Price Headset $399 (BUT only available $499 USD Bundle)
Availability Pre-order now, shipping in October or later

Platform GearVR (Samsung, Oculus, Facebook)
Price Headset $100 + $500 + Phone (Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge,
Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge)
Availability Now (with Phone)

Platform Oculus Rift (Facebook)
Price Headset $599 + VR Ready PC (Bundle for $1499 up)
Availability Order now, shipping in July or later

Platform Vive (HTC and Valve)
Price $799 + “VR Ready PC”
Availability Order now, shipping in May or later

More information: 3D/VR Platforms (Cosma 3D)

DIY

Google makes it really easy to embed 360-degree VR experiences (Stan Schroeder, Mashable)
Google tackles simple 360 content embeds with VR View, introduces Cardboard SDK for iOS (Lucas Matney, TechCrunch)

DIY 3D Resources (Cosma 3D)

Google makes it really easy to embed 360-degree VR experiences
http://mashable.com/2016/03/31/google-embed-vr/#SHDlvSBDASqF
Google tackles simple 360 content embeds with VR View, introduces Cardboard SDK for iOS
Google tackles simple 360 content embeds with VR View, introduces Cardboard SDK for iOS

More soon…

Suggestions

Please post ideas for exhibits in the “Comments” section on this page (see below).

Other Related Links

Computer museums: Here and there, now and then (Hopper, 2014).
Computer Museum Quotient Survey.

New Computer Museum visits Computer Museum of America (February, 2016).

Mary Hopper’s Home Page

3 comments on “VCF-SE 4.0
  1. […] Mary Hopper is there exhibiting the New Computer Museum: 3D Edition and giving the related presentation Virtual Computer Museums: How to Visit, Exhibit and DIY. Here is a special page on this site with links and resources about this: VCF SE 4.0 […]

  2. Jack Rubin says:

    How about a zoo with the Honeywell computer component animals?

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