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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
2 - 7 February 2019
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AR, VR, MR Expo with hands-on demos of the lastest XR gear

Attend the Expo. See the biggest names in high tech.

Network, connect, and try out cool hardware
Come to the Expo / Company Zone to meet with the biggest names in consumer electronics and up-and-coming AR VR MR (XR) companies.

Whether you are looking for a job, want to talk about the next research developments, or want to try out the latest AR VR MR hardware, this is the place you want to be.

DEMOS: Sunday & Monday. 9 am to 5 pm.

EXPO: Sunday & Monday. 10 am to 5 pm.

Conference Dates
3 - 4 February 2019

Hands-on Headset Demos—Sunday and Monday

Test drive the hottest new virtual reality hardware in San Francisco, Sunday and Monday 3 - 4 February 2019.

Check in at the Demo Desk, Moscone Center Room 9, to pick up your three tokens for three different headset trials (per visit). Question? email innovation@spie.org

The AR VR MR 2019 conference and demos are part of Photonics West 2019. Access is included with your Photonics West badge. If you wish to only attend the AR VR MR Conference, it is free to attend but you must register. Preregister at spie.org/VR or register onsite in Moscone Center North Lobby. Questions, email help@spie.org.

There are courses too!

Courses include Design Techniques and Applications, Optical Technologies and Architectures for VR, AR, MR HMDs, Introduction to VR, AR, MR and Smart Eyewear, Designing and Specifying Digital Cameras, and HMD Requirements and Designs for AR. See the full list

Bernard Kress, Partner Optical Architect at Microsoft HoloLens

The 2018 event was the largest event in AR/VR hardware, especially for optical architectures (optics, displays and sensors)—one of the main challenges for next generation AR/VR headsets.”
- Bernard Kress, Microsoft HoloLens


2018 Participating Companies

Attend the Expo. See the biggest names in high tech.