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Avatars and Platform SDK: Presence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder
- Session Type Developer Sessions
- Suitable for All developers/creators
VR provides a unique medium for people to connect, defying distance and being present with friends, family and their community. We’ll walk through updates to the Oculus social platform, including new tools to help people connect in apps and new ways to unlock personalized and engaging social presences.
About the speakers
Mike manages products across the avatars and platform SDKs, and has been focused on improving social presence and bringing people together with developer integrations since joining Oculus in 2016 to build Avatar SDK 1. Prior to a life of VR, Mike worked in finance and data visualization, moonlighting as a musician, promoter and a couple stints at events startups.
Jewel Lim is the Product Manager for the Avatar SDK team. During her time at Facebook, she previously led product teams for the Oculus Recommendations Feed, Crisis Response, and Ads for SMBs. Prior to Facebook, Jewel developed interactive animated VR films and won an Oculus Launch Pad grant in 2016.