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    Commercial + Scientific Sensing and Imaging
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    Unmanned Autonomous Systems
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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.

The 2017 event will be held in Anaheim, California, USA, we look forward to seeing you there.

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.
2017 Exhibition Dates and Hours
Tuesday 11 April 2017 10 am to 5 pm
Pub Crawl from 5pm to 6pm
Wednesday 12 April 2017 10 am to 5 pm
Thursday 13 April 2017 10 am to 2 pm
2017 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
2017 Free Industry Sessions
SPIE Industry Stage will be open during exhibition hours

We are still developing the 2017 program, check back later for more information.

The 2016 event included sessions by leaders from DARPA, Eli Lilly, IMEC, FLIR, and others discussing 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.

2017 Technology Demonstrations
On the expo floor during exhibition hours

The 2017 program is still being developed.

The 2016 event featured two technology demonstrations: Movie-Making Stabilized Gimbal Demo by IJK Controls (watch the video interview here) and a Thermal Imaging Demo by DRS Technologies.

Pub Crawl in the Exhibit Hall

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

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

Watch the Video
Learn about the 2016 SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing Expo

Interested in exhibiting? See the For Exhibitors page

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