Pluralsight Virtual Reality Course

This course gives all the basics and practical steps, from theory to practice, to understand Virtual Reality concepts and to start immediately developing immersive apps and games with Unity 3D, Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR and Leap Motion.

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Pluralsight Augmented Reality Course

This course gives all the basics and practical steps, from theory to practice, to understand Augmented Reality concepts and to start immediately developing Android apps with Augmented Reality features.

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Pluralsight Intelligent Systems Course

This course is an advanced journey in the developing phases of an Intelligent System, using Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry and Windows Azure.

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Pluralsight Windows Embedded 8 Course

My first Pluralsight course is now available. This course provides an overview about the new features, tools and changes introduced in Windows Embedded 8 Standard, the successor of Windows Embedded Standard 7.

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The Annoying Clicking

An annoying, crazy, mind-breaking game.

Now available for Windows 8! Visit the official site or go to the Windows Store to try The Annoying Clicking!

GazTrack

GazTrack is an easy car fuel tracking system with simple data analysis. It easily tracks your car refuel history and fuel economy.

Now available also for Windows 8! Go to the Windows Store and get my new app GazTrack! For Windows Phone, go to the Marketplace and download GazTrack!

SimpleQR for Windows 8

QRCode generation and printing made simple: define the content, set some desired scan target parameters and press the Generate button. Your QRCode is ready! Then, it can be printed or saved as image.

Go to the Windows Store and get my new app SimpleQR

The Wedding Planner

My first Windows 8 app is now available on the Windows Store, for free.

Please, try it! Your feedbacks are very valuable.

Now available also for iPad. Get it from the AppStore!

Microsoft Cloud Roadshow Milan, May 23-24 2016

Microsoft Cloud Roadshow

The Microsoft Cloud Roadshow is a free, two-day technical training event for IT professionals and developers organized by Microsoft. Over 80 technical training sessions covering productivity, security, networking, big data, storage, unified communications, identity, web, mobile, collaboration, hybrid, containers, devops, open source, management and the Internet of Things, will provide best practices and insight directly from the experts who build and run the cloud services across Azure, Office 365 and Windows 10.

It will be an amazing event taking place in Milan (Italy) on May 23-24, 2016. I will take part in the Ask The Expert Area on May 23rd from 4PM to 6PM, together with Beppe Platania.

Space is limited so reserve your free seat today!

MVP Open Days 2016 in Rome

Open -DAY - Rome

The Microsoft MVP Open Day is an event where MVPs can meet peers coming from Western Europe countries and networking and sharing is what it is all about! The MVP Open Day is also well-known among Corp (people from Redmond) and DX/Evangelist people.

The Open Day event has a long and proud tradition in the worldwide Microsoft MVP community and, this year, Microsoft tried something different by having a Western Europe MVP Open Day event (Italy, Portugal, Spain) + Benelux and Scandinavian countries, organized in Rome (Italy) on April 29th.

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IoT Conference - Naples (Italy) May 7th 2016

IoT Conf Napoli 2016

As usual since the past years, a new appointment with the Embedded and IoT world returns to Naples (Italy): the "IoT Conference".

The free event will be on Saturday, May 7th 2016 in Naples (Italy), organized by DotNetCampania community and Microsoft Italy. It will be about Internet of Things and all related technologies, from micro-devices to the cloud, passing through wearables, Virtual Reality and other technologies.

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GameDev Tour Turin - Italy - April 21st 2016

Tech Heros Game Dev

TecHeroes loves GameDev Tour is a series of free Italian events focused on Game Development. On April 21st, there will be an event in Turin, Italy, at the Microsoft Innovation Center.

In Turin you will also have the opportunity to follow a special session/lab on Virtual Reality, where Antony Vitillo and me from ImmotionAR will present you technologies, devices for VR and how to develop with Unity. If you are interested, there is also the exclusive opportunity to try the ImmotionRoom system.

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TTG Event - Introduction to VR

TTG LogoOn March 17ththere will be the Torino Technologies Group (TTG) community event, hosted in  Microsoft Innovation Center Torino (Italy), from 6PM to 20PM.

Together with Antony Vitillo, I'll introduce you to Virtual Reality and related technologies (Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard, HTC Vive, etc.). We'll see how to develop for VR using Unity 3D and which are the main problems and challenges. Later, we're going deep on the VR locomotion problem and natural interactions, forgetting gamepad/keyboard/mouse and introducing possible solutions to use body/hands/feet, focusing on our ImmotionAR ImmotionRoom solution, with a short live demo.

As usual, in addition to the session, there will be time for questions and answers, for those of you interested in the topic.

To participate, registration is required at this link.

See you on Thursday!

Happy holidays and Bardonecchia Wonder Light Night

We're arrived to the end of this amazing and interesting 2015. It is time for some short relax with friends and families and experiment with cool new technological gadgets. I wish you a Merry Christmas (or an happy 25th Dec, if you don't celebrate) and a great Happy New Year!

To celebrate the starting of 2016, I'd like to invite you to the Bardonecchia Wonder Light Night event, on January 4th, 2016, from 5.30PM. Bardonecchia Wonder Light Night is an exhibition about innovation and entertainment that will be held in the central plaza of Bardonecchia (Piazza De Gasperi). If you don't know where Bardonecchia is… well, it is here:

Bardonecchia _maps

We'll be present with the ImmotionAR booth, where you will be able to try ImmotionRoom, our solution for immersivity in a virtual world, that uses Kinect sensors and Oculus Rift / Gear VR. You will be able to experience the thrill of entering a virtual world where you can move freely without side effects typical of early experiences in VR!

See you there!

WPC 2015, Milano

Wpclogo -bigOvernet, in collaboration with Microsoft, organizes WPC 2015 on December 1st and 2nd, in Milano (Italy). WPC is the most important Italian conference about Microsoft technologies: it is a 2 full-days event about news and updates with more than 70 sessions divided in 8 tracks. By coming to WPC, you will be able to discover and learn the present and the future of software development technologies and IT solutions and, the most important aspect, meet and talk with experts. At WPC 2015 there will be an ATE (Ask The Expert), with lots of experts and covered technologies.

For further details and registration, visit the official website.

If you have any questions, curiosities or just want to have some talk, I'll be at the Ask The Expert, together with my colleague Beppe Platania, on December 1st.

Invitation to WTT

WTT logoI'd like to invite you to the WTT: Wearable Tech Torino, on November 20-21 from 10 AM to 8 PM.

WTT is the first exhibition in Europe dedicated exclusively to wearable technologies. During the fair, visitors will have the opportunity to try wearable devices presented by companies and startups that will take part at the event.

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MVP 2015 IoT/Windows Embedded

MVP LogoI am very happy to announce that I have been awarded Microsoft IoT/Windows Embedded MVP for the 5th time!  Thank you to everyone (Microsoft and non-Microsoft people) who made this possible again!

The Microsoft MVP Program is a worldwide award and recognition program that strives to identify amazing individuals in technical communities around the globe who share a passion for technology and the spirit of community. To become an MVP (Most Valuable Professional) candidates are nominated by Microsoft or other community members: they are rigorously evaluated for their technical expertise, community leadership and voluntary community contributions for the previous year. These individuals are chosen because they are exemplary community leaders who voluntarily share their passion and real-world knowledge of Microsoft products with others.

Congratulations to the other Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals world-wide, nominated and renewed. Especially, I want to congratulate with my colleague Beppe Platania who has been awarded again IoT/Windows Embedded MVP!

SQL Saturday in Turin, Italy, Oct 10th, 2015

Sql Sat Oct 10

Save the date! SQL Saturday is a free training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server: this event will be held on October 10th, 2015 at Politecnico di Torino.

This is the first International SQL Saturday organized in Turin, Italy. The event will be held in English and the arguments will be divided in 4 tracks. The main organizer of the event is UGISS (User Group Italiano SQL Server) and the organization of this event is supported by the local TTG community (Torino Technologies Group).

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