Wide scale deployment of augmented reality app for Walmart coinciding with Marvel's The Avengers movie release. Rivera was part of the team that mapped out the augmented reality concept for Walmart to execute. Walmart challenged Rivera and his team to bring consumers to the store then move them around using AR technology
One of the first in North America to use hologlass touchscreens for events. Business case for deploying new technology and finding real world solutions and placements quickly.
KuKee is an app that uses augmented reality to unlock digital experiences by scanning tags on garments. The app uses the "Flagtag" method, a first for the apparel industry. KuKee was commissioned and is owned by Evy of California, one of North America's largest junior's and kid’s fashion design houses. Traditional apparel and collections now become "Activated Apparel" with Kukee. Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kukee/id647478917?mt=8
Launched VeePop augmented reality app to address the need for schools and non-profits needing access to AR for marketing purposes. Download link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/veepop/id849126242?mt=8
Selected to participate in Google's Glass Explorer program. Currently working with Reality Boost on creating Glassware apps geared towards sports market as well as integrating augmented reality in Glass.
Served in United States Marine Corps from 1989 to 1995 | Honorably Discharged | Desert Storm Veteran
Awards & Medals received:
Combat Action Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Southwest Asian Service Medal
Kuwait Liberation Medal
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait Liberation Medal
Kuwait, Meritorious Unit Award
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Founded in Miami, Florida as a spinoff of emerging technology leader Credelis Media Group, RealityBOOST takes a strategy-driven, results oriented marketing approach to AR. Sure, our AR experiences are cool, but cool technology has to help our clients boost their sales and gain market share to be effective.
RealityBOOST’s team is a unique combination of experienced marketing and advertisting professionals, award-winning graphic designers, innovative programmers and cutting-edge mobile app developers working towards one goal. We’ll make sure your products or services stand out from the competition by engaging your customers (and potential customers) with immersive, interactive AR experiences.
Founded in 2008, Credelis Media Group specializes in emerging technology. One of the first companies in North America to work with holographic touchscreens, as well as interactive projections, Credelis has always led the way including being one of North America's earliest adopters of augmented reality. Constantly evolving and adding new technology has been a Credelis trademark, a perfect example of that is the recent addition of e-paper to it's list of offerings. In addition Credelis recently spun off it's augmented reality business into a stand alone company called Reality Boost. Always on the cutting-edge of technology, the company has evolved over the last 6 years into an interactive content creation powerhouse, recognized both in the South Florida market and globally for their unique ability to integrate emerging technology into the marketing mainstream. Credelis has worked with such brands as Bvlgari, Raymond Weil, Wrigleys, Dufry, Walmart as well as Marvel and Disney, and many more.