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17 - 21 April 2016
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SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo 19-21 April 2016

Thank you to all who participated in SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo 2016, 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.

The 2017 event will be held in Anaheim, California, USA - check back for details soon. Watch the video to learn more about the event.

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Exhibition Guide (32 MB PDF)
Industry Events: sessions from DARPA, imec, and more
2016 Exhibition Dates and Hours
Tuesday 19 April 2016 10 am to 6 pm
Wednesday 20 April 2016 10 am to 5 pm
Thursday 21 April 2016 10 am to 2 pm
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
Free Industry Sessions
SPIE Industry Stage sponsored by FLIR, during exhibition hours

Hear leaders from DARPA, Eli Lilly, IMEC, FLIR, and others discuss the latest in smarter autonomous vehicles; thermal imaging; machine vision; target recognition; flying drones in the US; hyper spectral imaging for pharma, healthcare, and agriculture; and more.

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Technology Demonstrations
On the expo floor during exhibition hours
Movie-Making Stabilized Gimbal Demo
This unlimited field of regard stabilized gimbal is changing the way movies are made. Interact with the technology that is enabling new cinematography on next year's blockbusters, including the latest sequels of Pirates of the Caribbean and Independence Day.
Presented by IJK Controls
Thermal Imaging Demo
As a leading supplier of advanced electro-optical sensor systems to US military and allied forces, intelligence agencies and commercial primes worldwide, DRS Technologies has been developing high-performance infrared imaging products for over half a century. DRS has assembled infrared experts, and leaders from a variety of vertical markets to brief SPIE Society members and DCS exhibition attendees on the future development of thermal imaging technology and demonstrate the ever-expanding emerging market applications. Throughout the exhibition, attendees will have the opportunity to hear briefs from the infrared experts at DRS Technologies, as well as industry partners who are applying thermal technology in revolutionary new ways.
Presented by DRS Technologies
Pub Crawl in the Exhibit Hall

Come enjoy free drinks and appetizers while learning about products and services offered by top companies in the industry. Join us for this new networking activity in the exhibition hall.

Tuesday, 19 April 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Included with your free expo registration
360 Exhibiting Companies
Industry Events
Product Announcements
Product Demonstrations
Plenary Presentations
Job Fair
Meet leaders from top companies
TRIOPTICS Raytheon
Santa Barbara Infrared Lockheed Martin
Xenics Cobham Mission Systems
DRS Technologies FLIR Systems
Jenoptik Hamamatsu
Imperx L-3 Communications
SCHOTT North America Umicore

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