• Defense + Commercial Sensing
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    Anaheim 2017
    Technical Overview
    Defense + Security
    Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging
    Fiber Optic Sensors
    Unmanned Autonomous Systems
    Rising Researchers
    Special Events
    Exhibitor List
    Exhibition Floor Plan
    Industry Events
    Job Fair
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Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, California, United States
9 - 13 April 2017
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SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo 2017 will take place in Anaheim, California

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo 11-13 April 2017

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo 2017, the key exhibition for researchers, engineers, product developers, and purchasers who specialize in optics and photonics. See top companies who provide everything from components to the most advanced sensor systems.

Learn more by downloading the 2017 Exhibition Preview (7 MB PDF)

Registration is free—don't miss this key technical expo.

2017 Exhibition dates and hours

Tuesday 11 April 2017 10 am to 6 pm
Evening at the Expo 5pm to 6pm
Wednesday 12 April 2017 10 am to 5 pm
Thursday 13 April 2017 10 am to 2 pm

Included with your free expo registration

380 exhibiting companies
Industry sessions
Technology demos
Product announcements
Product demonstrations
Plenary presentations
Job Fair

Industry sessions

SPIE Industry Stage, sponored by FLIR will be open during exhibition hours
Attend free industry sessions to hear leaders from Ocean Optics, The Aerospace Corporation, FLIR, and others discuss the latest in:
Food safety, portable spectroscopy
Sensing for autonomous vehicles
High speed imaging and motion analysis
Small satellites

Technology demo

On the expo floor during exhibition hours

Hollywood using defense technology
Learn how technology originally created for defense is now being used in the movie-making industry. See the stabilized gimbal and all related controls in action. Released in 2015, the results have already been seen by millions of people in movies such as The Revenant, Star Wars, Independence Day: Resurgence, and more.
Presented by IJK Controls
Watch the 2016 video interview

Featured exhibition technologies

Infrared sources, detectors, and systems Optical components including specialized lenses and coatings
Chemical and biological sensing High-speed imaging and sensing
High-precision optics manufacturing LIDAR
Cameras and CCD components Robotics
Displays Law enforcement technology
Imaging components, equipment, and systems Photonic sensors, spectroscopy, multi-spectral, hyperspectral
Fiber optic components, equipment, and systems Fiber sensors
Lasers and other light sources, laser accessories, and laser systems

Evening at the expo

Free drinks and appetizers are served while you learn about products and services offered by top companies in the industry. This is a popular networking activity in the exhibition hall.

Tuesday, 11 April 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Review the 2016 event

Exhibition Guide (32 MB PDF)
Industry Events (2 MB PDF): sessions from DARPA, imec, and more
Watch the video to learn more about the event

Interested in exhibiting?

See the For Exhibitors page

Featured Exhibitors + Products

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