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AR|VR|MR Focus


AR|VR|MR Focus magazine is now the official magazine for the SPIE AR|VR|MR conference and exhibition taking place in San Francisco, 30th January – 1st February 2023.

You can find out more about the SPIE AR|VR|MR show here.

AR|VR|MR magazine is the new publication from the team that brings you optics.org, VISION Focus magazine and the Photonics West show daily.

With a focus on the optical technologies that enable advances in AR|VR|MR applications, AR|VR|MR Focus is leading the way with exclusive business news, market trends and product applications. Published by SPIE (the international society for optics and photonics) and the official media partner for the AR|VR|MR conference we’ll put your company in front of some of the leading players in this rapidly expanding industry. (Amazon, Facebook, Google to name but a few.)

From automotive to medical applications the potential for the AR|VR|MR applications is enormous and we’ll make sure that you’re hitting the right people at exactly the right time.

Contact the team to include your latest PR or product announcement in advance of this key XR and application driven event. AR|VR|MR Focus will also be actively promoted via optics.org, the optics.org weekly eNewsletter (sent to over 20,000 opt-in subscribers), promoted via social media groups (LinkedIn and twitter).

To add your product or tell about your AR|VR|MR applications contact the team.

Sales: rob.fisher@optics.org

Got something to say then contact the editorial team about potential editorial inclusion in future editions.

Editorial: matthew.peach@optics.org

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Highlights in the Autumn issue include:
  • EPFL tests out self-driving delivery service on Swiss university campus
  • Fraunhofer HHI broadcasts surgery as AR-based 3D live stream
  • Immervision launches JOYCE: 'first humanoid robot with intelligent vision'
  • Lumentum ‘seeds’ automotive applications to drive future VCSEL sales
  • CEA LETI prints pixelated hologram on miniature 6 x 6mm component
  • Analog Devices and Microsoft collaborate to mass-produce 3D imaging solutions
  • Smart contact lens offers improved vision correction
  • Apple launches iPhone 12 with LiDAR and 5G capabilities
  • Microsoft's Bernard Kress elected to SPIE presidential chain
  • Plus the latest product launches from within the industry

Autumn 2020

Highlights in the Summer issue include:
  • Display and optical innovations transform AR and VR industries
  • Compound Photonics announces 1080p optical engine for smart glasses
  • Schott ready to ramp higher-index glass for AR
  • ASML using augmented reality to support lithography customers
  • Report from the VR/AR Global Summit ONLINE Conference+Expo
  • Apple unveils new iPad Pro featuring LiDAR scanner
  • Lumentum predicts further growth in 3D sensing
  • Intevac wins AR goggles order from US Army as night-vision applications grow
  • 3D imaging set for rapid growth as time-of-flight devices take off
  • Sony Semiconductor Solutions and Microsoft partner to create smart camera solutions for enterprise customers
  • microLED display developer Plessey to work with Facebook

Summer 2020

Highlights in the Spring issue include:
  • CES 2020 REVIEW: More colorful, wider, brighter and put down that lidar!
  • European VR and AR market growth to 'outpace' North America by 2023
  • North America by 2023 VTT develops tool based on AR and AI to support space repairs
  • Moiin Group gains US patent recognition for motion capture tech
  • Plessey develops native Red InGaN LEDs on silicon
  • imec develops infrared thin-film sensor with 'record' pixel density
  • Compound Photonics launches 'smallest' 2Kx2K microdisplay for AR/MR
  • Vuzix begins volume production for Ride-On’s smart ski goggles program

Spring 2020

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