The most important event for XR hardware

Researchers and engineers, investors and entrepreneurs, customers and suppliers meet at SPIE AR | VR | MR to create the future of augmented, virtual, and mixed reality. This focus on hardware and enabled content, combined with visionary industry perspectives from technology leaders working in the largest AR-VR-MR companies, startups, and suppliers, make this event one to include on your calendar every year.
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Join monthly webinars

Enjoy a variety of webinars, including monthly interviews by Bernard Kress and Christophe Peroz as they speak with the biggest names from XR companies. Register for upcoming sessions or watch past interviews.

Call for papers coming in June: share the latest XR research


Technical topics

  • Novel imaging systems and displays
  • Combiner optics and architectures
  • 3D display techniques
  • Human perception and user experience in immersive displays
  • Optical sensors for depth mapping and tracking

AR | VR| MR conference attendee learning about latest technologies

Make your plans for the 2022 event in San Francisco


Presenter prearing for a SPIE AR | VR | MR presentation

Author information

Present and discuss your recent developments in this rapidly advancing field. The 2022 Call for Papers and author information will be available in June.

An instructor addresses students online during an SPIE AR | VR | MR course

Online courses available

Take courses on a variety of important topics. A valuable investment for your career. Online courses are available to move at your own pace throughout the year.

SPIE AR | VR | MR 2021 registration included the online Proceedings


Access the 2021 papers and recordings

The SPIE AR | VR | MR 2021 conference proceedings papers and presentation recordings are published in the SPIE Digital Library. All paid conference registrations include the proceedings for ongoing access.

Featured speakers from 2021


Hiroshi Mukawa

Hiroshi Mukawa

Corporate Distinguished Engineer, Sony Corporation

Omkaram Nalamasu

Omkaram Nalamasu

CTO, Applied Materials

Stefan Alexander

Stefan Alexander

Director, Google

Chi Xu

Chi Xu

Founder and CEO, nReal

Darran Milne

Darran Milne

Cofounder and CEO, VividQ

Nataliya Kosmyna

Nataliya Kosmyna

CEO, Braini & MIT Media Lab

Antti Sunnari

Antti Sunnari

Cofounder and CEO, Dispelix

Yuko Kawajiri

Yuko Kawajiri

Senior Research Engineer, NTT-AT

Alastair Grant

Alastair Grant

SVP, DigiLens

SPIE AR | VR | MR is the event to attend – highlights from 2020


2021 Strategic Partners