David Rhodes

Use real world location data in your AR, VR and gaming projects with Mapbox's Unity SDK and ARKit libraries. Attendees will learn how to generate custom 3D worlds, power location lookup, and incorporate traffic-based directions in your next Unity project. They will also see first hand how to create AR enabled applications that go from traditional room scale experiences, to being able to create world scale AR experiences using Unity.

David is a game developer at Mapbox, where he’s navigating uncharted territory in the mixed reality game space. His passion for video game design and newfound love for geospatial data inspire him to devise unique gameplay mechanics for a rapidly changing industry.

Prior to joining Mapbox, David created games and personality for Sphero’s Star Wars BB-8 droid. He’s also developed games for Disney, Activision, LucasArts, and Remedy Entertainment. When David isn’t working, he can often be found fishing Colorado’s beautiful rivers or hiking its plentiful mountains.