Security + Defence exhibition

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Make time for the exhibition, to learn about various components, devices, and systems comprising the latest innovative technologies for the security and defence and remote sensing application spaces. Collocated with the SPIE Optical Systems Design exhibition, you will find solutions from companies whose products and innovations drive industry.

Exhibition hours
Tuesday 14 September 10.00 - 17.00
Wednesday 15 September 10.00 - 16.00

Technologies and applications represented

Products and technologies you'll see on the floor range from detectors and sensors to lasers and imaging equipment for the security and defence community, while comprehensive coverage of sensor systems, data analysis, and satellite platforms is offered on the remote sensing side.

Security and defence


  • Electro-optical systems
  • Infrared imagers and detectors
  • High powered lasers and directed energy sources
  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Millimeter wave and THz sensors
  • Quantum imaging, sensing and communications
  • Single-photon devices
  • Advanced manufacturing techniques


  • Target and background signatures
  • Surveillance and reconnaissance
  • Situational awareness
  • Counterterrorism
  • Optical countermeasures
  • Free space optical communications
  • Stand-off detection and remote sensing
  • Unmanned and autonomous systems

Remote sensing


  • Satellite imaging and sensing systems
  • LIDAR and radar
  • Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging
  • Deep learning, machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Signal processing and image analysis techniques
  • Sensing in urban environments
  • Imaging systems and detectors
  • Adaptive optical systems


  • Agriculture and hydrology
  • Ocean sensing
  • Clouds and atmosphere
  • Light propagation through the atmosphere
  • Earth resources and environmental monitoring
  • Urban environments and smart cities
  • Earth observation

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There are opportunities open for companies to exhibit and to show their support via sponsorships. Learn more.