Date: 02/10/2018
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Trimble Navigation, 11-15 Birmingham Drive, Middleton, Christchurch

Our monthly Canterbury Tech Cluster events provide a great opportunity to network and listen to speakers present on a wide range of topics.

Join us at our upcoming monthly Cluster event on the 2nd October at Trimble where we will hear from two guest speakers.

Stuart Ralston, Mixed Reality Product Manager at Trimble, will give a business presentation on Trimble SiteVision.  A fusion of new technology and business applications for economic benefit of the end user. Atta Elayyan, CEO of LWA Solutions with discuss “A Journey Designing Mobile & VR Solutions For Enterprise”.

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Outline of the evening:

5.30pm Networking, drinks and nibbles

6.00pm Canterbury Tech (David Carter), industry news & quick pitches

6.30pm Two Stream Presentations

7.00pm Networking and drinks

7.30pm Event closes


Business Speaker

Stuart Ralston, Mixed Reality Product Manager – Trimble

Stuart manages the global business infrastructure, 3D visualization and autonomous vehicle systems for the survey, engineering, seismic, agriculture, environmental, GIS, city management and construction industries. He helped pioneer and continue to evolve the number-one surveying system in the world.

Though best known for GPS technology, Trimble integrates a wide range of positioning technologies including GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions. Its integrated solutions allow customers to collect, manage and analyze complex information faster and easier, making them more productive, efficient and profitable. Trimble products are used in over 150 countries around the world and for over 38 years, Trimble has created unique positioning products that help customers grow their business.

“What is Trimble SiteVision? A fusion of new technology and business applications for economic benefit of the end user” 

SiteVision™ is a high accuracy augmented reality system being developed by Trimble®. It uses Trimble’s Catalyst softGNSS receiver, combined with Google ARCore technology, to produce a handheld high accuracy outdoor augmented reality system. SiteVision enables users and clients to easily understand information such as new designs, existing underground services, and how future landscapes will look over time, without the need to interpret drawings or maps.  The information is presented in an easily understandable augmented reality view, which can be reviewed from any angle or position on site.

Technical Speaker

Atta Elayyan, CEO – LWA Solutions

Atta is a tech entrepreneur with an extensive background in UX Design and a passion for leveraging the latest mobile technology to facilitate innovative, user centred solutions that address complex problems. He is currently focused on leading a team as they deliver bleeding edge mobile solutions that streamline business processes, empower mobile workers and delight customers. Atta’s work has seen him recognised as a “Nokia Developer Champion”, “Microsoft Most Valuable Professional” and rank among “CIO100’s” most innovative CIO’s in New Zealand. His team has also been recognized as Microsoft Partner “Rising Star” and “Windows App Developer of the Year” finalists.

LWA Solutions offer design and development consultancy services catering for companies looking to deliver world-class mobile solutions. They specialise in crafting modern, user-centred experiences that leverage the latest mobile platforms.

“A Journey Designing Mobile & VR Solutions For Enterprise”

Atta  and his team at LWA Solutions were responsible for some of the most popular mobile apps on the Windows ecosystem.  More recently, they have been harnessing their passion for delivering great user experiences in an enterprise context working with leading organisations such as the Ports of Auckland, Silver Fern Farms and the Middle East’s largest courier company Aramex to deliver innovative digital solutions that tackle complex business problems.

Atta will be sharing his journey and shedding some light on the design processes he has adopted when delivering mobile and VR solutions for enterprise.