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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:
  • IBM and Raytheon Technologies collaborate on AI, cryptography and quantum technologies
  • Beyeonics deploying AR in battlefield and hospital - raises $36M investment
  • Zeiss Group reports successful research into autonomous measuring robot
  • Extended Reality systems developers learn from gamers
  • LANL's breakthrough ‘convolutional’ neural networks clear path for quantum AI
  • Optiswiss and Luxexcel collaborate on 3D-printed lenses for eyewear
  • Porotech develops ‘world's first’ native red InGaN microdisplay
  • Ansys adds to optical software portfolio with Zemax deal
  • Micro projector developer TriLite raises €8M to boost ARVR glasses aims

Autumn 2021

Highlights in the Summer issue include:
  • DARPA names research teams to develop ‘intelligent event-based imagers’
  • Trioptics and TechnoTeam to co-develop AR/VR display metrology
  • WaveOptics snapped up in $500M deal
  • ‘Highest-brightness’ green OLED microdisplay developed for AR screens
  • Metaform optics point to compact AR/VR glasses and imaging components
  • Metamaterial supercells control multiple optical properties
  • II-VI optimistic as Apple backs further VCSEL expansion and development
  • Germany’s VDMA R+A and GO2automation agree strategic partnership for industry
  • Predictive control model lets drone swarms fly safely in busy airspace
  • NIST evaluates face recognition software suitability for flight boarding
  • DigiLens strengthens partnership with Mitsubishi Chemical
  • Trumpf expands positioning cooperation with Zigpos

Summer 2021

Highlights in the Spring issue include:
  • UK military trial Qinetiq’s virtual reality technologies
  • Panasonic Automotive brings AI-led improvements to driving
  • How ARVRMR community has benefited from global response to pandemic
  • Fraunhofer HHI expands AI research with new department
  • 3D-printed optics provide prescription AR/VR lenses
  • Robot assistant “3D-Kosyma” learns to understand human gestures
  • Lumentum senses auto lidar opportunity from 2022
  • Harvard SEAS develops millimeter-scale flat metalenses
  • Metamaterials installs ‘first’ C-Wave GTR tunable laser
  • Vuzix smart glasses win three CES 2021 Innovation Awards
  • imec and Ximea co-develop industrial grade hyperspectral imager

Spring 2021

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