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Come and see the state of the art in motion capture from Advanced Realtime Tracking. Learn about using VR in medical simulation from Professor Jerry Heneghan of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Advanced Realtime Tracking

Advanced Realtime Tracking is the world’s leading manufacturer of optical tracking systems for Virtual Reality (VR) in industrial applications. In addition, ART provides solutions for industrial measurement, medical applications and Motion Capture for ergonomics. ART also offers a variety of unique custom tracked input devices, such as our Flystick and Fingertracking products which have been specifically designed to optimize navigation and interaction with the major VR software applications. ART also provides the world’s only dedicated solution for unobtrusive optical tracking inside multi-sided projection systems.

At VR Meetup we will show the SMARTTRACK, a fully integrated solution for tracking systems up to 8ft, and ARTTRACK5, our high-end solution for large tracking volumes. Furthermore, a prototype for finger tracking with vibro-tactile feedback will be demonstrated.

Jerry Heneghan: UNC School of Pharmacy and BioMojo LLC

Jerry Heneghan is professor of the practice and director of the Center for Innovation in Pharmacy Simulations at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He leads CIPS in the development of simulation tools to enhance all phases of education and pharmaceutical research including medication discovery, delivery optimization, assessment, and practice.

Heneghan is also the Chief Design Officer (CDO) for BioMojo LLC, a woman-owned small business. Prior to joining UNC, Heneghan was the principal investigator for the BioGears human physiology engine. He was the founder and CEO of Virtual Heroes Inc. (2004-2009) and served as an executive producer for the America’s Army Game Project. Heneghan also worked at Red Storm Entertainment, Interactive Magic and served as a U.S. Army AH-64 helicopter pilot.

PLEASE NOTE: Our venue requires our guests to sign in with a photo ID at the security desk. When you RSVP you'll get a pop up question; please enter your full name as it appears on your ID. Thanks for your cooperation. All attendees must RSVP in advance. Boston VR is a 501c3 non-profit organization and all ticket proceeds will go towards having more VR events in Boston!


6 - Doors open, demos begin, pizza is served thanks to ART & Jerry Heneghan

7:00 - 7:30 ART Presentation

7:30 - 8 - Jerry Heneghan Presentation

8 - 8:15 - Demo intros & announcements

8:15 - 9:30 Demofest!!

9:30pm - Come with us to the afterparty at State Park




HTC Vive Pre + Perception Neuron + Sub-Pac All-in-one Demo

Volunteers Needed!

We need help greeting guests and in return for working a 30 minute shift you'll get a free ticket to the event and also a "fast pass" so you can go to the front of the lines at the demos. If you're able to volunteer please send a private message to Jeff Bail and you will be manually added to the RSVP list.


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