Origin Development - Consumer of the Future Event

The Consumer of the Future Event

How will the consumer of the future engage with the brands they buy regularly? That was one of the main topics that we discussed earlier today at the Consumer of the Future Event hosted by EX3Labs at 1871 in Chicago. The event explored how consumer brands can engage directly with the consumer, by offering innovative solutions using Read more »


eXpoReality on Technori

On Tuesday, March 17th, Origin Development founder and president Matt Wren went on WGN Radio’s Technori podcast to talk about eXpoReality, the augmented reality mobile application for trade shows. Host Scott Kitun got to see a brief demonstration of the mobile application moments before the recording session began. During the interview, he stated that while he’d Read more »


Augmented Reality and WiFi for CEU Tracking Original Image By: https://www.flickr.com/photos/officialgdc/30461848350/

CEU Tracking with Augmented Reality and WiFi

A recent SmartSource Rentals article argues that using beacon technology to track Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for meeting attendees is superior to any manual method. Manual methods, such as an attendance sheet or a bar code scan, are cumbersome and prone to human error. While this article is correct that beacon systems can be more efficient Read more »


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2016 and the Birth of Virtual Reality

There is no doubt: Virtual Reality (VR) has finally arrived. Although there has been a renewed interest in recent years, 2016 saw the birth of commercial VR with Oculus finally releasing its first consumer Rift model, CV1, and HTC/Valve directly competing with the HTC Vive. Later in 2016 we saw Sony jumping into the VR arena Read more »