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HP Omnicept AI: Enhance Gaming using Mental State and Physiology (Presented by HP Inc.)

Dr. Erika Siegel  (Research Scientist, Omnicept AI, HP Inc.)

Bart Massee  (Brand Experience Design & Innovation, HP Inc.)

Date: Wednesday, July 21

Time: 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass

Topic: Design

Format: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

HP Inc.

HP’s newest VR headset, the Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition opens a new frontier for game design and development. In this session, we talk specs, sensors, and what makes Omnicept the most advanced headset on the market. We’ll also dive into the science behind Omnicept’s premier insight, cognitive load, and reveal some exciting applications of Omnicept for game development. This session will include a discussion between one of the researchers behind Omnicept and a game designer using Omnicept to push the boundaries of what’s possible in VR. We close with a demo of an experimental app in development where controlling the mind becomes the controller.


Attendees will learn how the HP Omnicept platform unlocks new features for VR game design and development, and see a demo of how this technology is being used.

Intended Audience

This session is intended for VR and gaming enthusiasts, looking for inspiration to take game design and development to the next level!