About this Speaker
Recognized as an Internet Gaming Pioneer by Advertising Age magazine in 1996, Robert was also called a Founding Father of the Digital Nation in 1998 by The Raleigh News & Observer. He is an authority on mobile augmented reality, persistent immersive environments, virtual reality and worlds, massively multi-user online games, and simulations.
Robert worked on some of the first multiplayer virtual reality arcade games in the early 90s, starting with the conversion of Wolfenstein 3D into multi-player Wolfenstein VR (arcade) and was an early pioneer in designing real-time 3D MMORPGs.
Robert is the author of MMO Evolution, a contributing author in Working Through Synthetic Worlds (Augmented Reality Tools for Enhanced Forensics Simulations and Crime Scene Analysis), and the creator of Social Kinematics.
Currently developing the XR Metaverse seamlessly blending AR and VR for location, monetization, spatial computing, digital twin, and much more. Ready Player One for the Real World.