905 Overcoming Barriers to Augmented Reality

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Thursday, June 28


Moving your organization forward with new approaches to learning and development can be challenging—especially when the new approaches involve nontraditional ideas or technologies. Our Overcoming Barriers sessions bring together people who have already walked this path to share what they have learned. Join our panel of experts as they discuss how you can overcome the most common barriers to incorporating augmented reality into your training and development programs.


Novice to advanced designers, developers, managers, and executives.

Technology discussed in this session:

Augmented reality platforms, including multiple types of hardware and software.

Bianca Woods

Sr. Manager of Programming

The eLearning Guild

Bianca Woods is a senior manager of programming for The eLearning Guild and the founder of Clever Raptor, an L&D design studio. With degrees in both art education and education media design & technology, she's passionate about demystifying design and technology for others. She loves designing course content and media, test driving new learning technology, and taking photos of bizarre warning signs. When she's not crafting learning projects, she can often be found obsessing about new tech, live tweeting industry events, and searching for the perfect cupcake.

Urbano Delgado

Learning Experience Designer

Connect the Dots

Urbano Delgado is a learning experience designer at Connect the Dots. Using mostly low-cost apps and mobile devices along with a design thinking workflow, he saves time, effort, and budgets by putting ideas to work soon after they first see the light of day. Urbie holds an MSEd in instructional design and a BA in behavioral science. Since 1998, he has produced interactive learning experiences for humans in high- technology manufacturing, finance, K-12, law enforcement, and healthcare.

Johnny Hamilton

Multimedia Developer

Providence St. Joseph Health

Johnny Hamilton, a multimedia specialist at Providence St. Joseph Health, has developed multiple augmented reality experiences. He is an experienced learning content developer, manager, instructional designer, and credentialed teacher with extensive experience in online professional development and project management. Johnny is an expert in course authoring platforms and has developed style guidelines/templates, system/standardization processes, and innovative award-winning content. He holds design certifications in UX, microlearning, gamification, story-based and virtual training, and instructional design. He was a recipient of the 2016 Learning! Champions High Performer award.

Steve Richey

AR and Mobile Developer


Steve Richey is a software developer at Float focusing on mobile, augmented reality, and machine learning. He was the lead developer on Cydalion, an application that uses the Tango sensors on select Android devices to provide navigational assistance to people who are blind or visually impaired. Steve has also done AR research for the US Department of Defense, crafting a holistic solution for challenges faced by users in operational environments for the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO). Before joining Float, Steve was a nuclear electrician in the US Navy and earned his MBA at Illinois State University.

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