• AR, VR, MR
    Event Highlights
    Industry Talks
    Technical Talks
    Optical Design Challenge
    Expo + Demos
    Courses + Workshops
    Special Events
    Participating Companies
    Exhibitor Logistics
    SPIE Event Policies
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Moscone West
San Francisco, California, United States
2 - 4 February 2020
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SPIE AR VR MR 2020 Conference

Check out the Invited Industry Speakers at SPIE AR, VR, MR 2020

The #1 event for XR hardware
The third annual AR, VR, MR Conference, featuring must-see presentations and demonstrations from the biggest names in consumer electronics and up-and-coming XR companies took place in San Francisco.

This three-day event included a new technical program, invited industry talks, panel discussion, a student Optical Design Challenge, courses, headset demonstrations, and the opportunity to network with leading companies and thought leaders.

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Strategic Partners

VR/AR Association Microsoft Hololens Magic Leap Amazon AIXR

Present, network, win, learn, and demo the latest in XR

AR VR MR Industry Talks

Industry Talks and Panels

Must-see presentations, panel discussions, and insight from industry experts and disrupters.
2020 invited speakers
AR VR MR Expo + Demos

Expo + Demos

Meet with the biggest names in consumer electronics and XR startups, and try out their latest gear.
Attend the expo
AR VR MR Technical Conference

Technical Conference

Research to enhance the AR, VR, MR experience in a Head Mounted Display (HMD).
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Student Optical Design Challenge

Optical Design Challenge

Join in and watch this exciting competition with pitches and financial awards. 
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Courses at AR VR MR and Photonics West

Take a course from Bernard Kress, Microsoft HoloLens and other instructors at SPIE AR VR MR 2020

Focused, face-to-face instruction from industry experts. 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.

Courses range from 2-hour, half-day, full-day and two-day formats.

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A powerful and important three-day event

Bernard Kress, Partner Optical Architect at Microsoft HoloLens

The 2020 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

Co-located with SPIE Photonics West 2020

SPIE Photonics West, the premier laser, photonics, biomedical optics event.

SPIE AR VR MR 2020 is co-located with SPIE Photonics West, the premier laser, photonics, biomedical optics event. Your conference badge gives you access to the BiOS Expo and Photonics West Exhibition and Industry Events on the showfloor.

Learn more about Photonics West

Participating Companies

Microsoft Hololens Magic Leap Amazon Optimax
Allvar Almalence Applied Materials AV Club
Avegant Berkeley CalTech Carl Zeiss
CleanBox Corning CY Vision       DigiLens
Dispelix DreamWorld Vision EV Group EXALOS
Facebook Reality Labs FORM Athletica Gamma Scientific GLO
Harvard HOYA iGlass Intel
Jasper Display Jaunt XR JMXR.pro Kura AR
LEIA Lenovo LetinAR LightSpace
LingXi AR Lumileds Lumiode Lumus
Lynx MIT Mojo Vision North
nreal NTT Docomo Nvidia  Openwater
Oculus Oorym Plessey microLEDs Reality Plus
Realmax SA Photonics SCHOTT Sketchbox
SONY Stanford Synopsis  Thales Visionix
Tilt Five Tooz Technologies Univ. of Arizona Institute of Optics
Varjo VividQ Viuzix Wave Optics
XR2Lead Zemax