The most important event for XR hardware

Researchers and engineers, investors and entrepreneurs, customers and suppliers meet at SPIE AR | VR | MR to create the future of augmented, virtual, and mixed reality. This focus on hardware and enabled content, combined with visionary industry perspectives from technology leaders working in the largest AR-VR-MR companies, startups, and suppliers, make this event one to include on your calendar every year.
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A powerful program

Covering technology in development, with sessions spanning digital optics, near-eye displays, new materials, light sources and optical engines, and full optical architectures for displays and sensing.

Featured speakers


Omkaram Nalamasu

Omkaram Nalamasu

CTO, Applied Materials

Peggy Johnson

Peggy Johnson

CEO, Magic Leap

Stefan Alexander

Stefan Alexander

Director, Google

Chi Xu

Chi Xu

Founder and CEO, nReal

Darran Milne

Darran Milne

Cofounder and CEO, VividQ

Caitlin (CK) Kalinowski

Caitlin (CK) Kalinowski

Director, Facebook Oculus VR

Antti Sunnari

Antti Sunnari

Cofounder and CEO, Dispelix

Yuko Kawajiri

Yuko Kawajiri

Senior Research Engineer, NTT-AT

Alastair Grant

Alastair Grant

SVP, DigiLens

The latest XR research


On demand technical talks

  • Novel imaging systems and displays
  • Combiner optics and architectures
  • 3D display techniques
  • Human perception and user experience in immersive displays
  • Optical sensors for depth mapping and tracking

Leading up to the event


SPIE AR | VR | MR event presenter information

For presenters

Prepare to share your work during the digital forum. Find information online about what to expect and look for specific instructions on how to record and upload your presentation.

XR webinars and courses at SPIE AR | VR | MR event

Replay video presentations

Watch recordings of interviews and presentations from the biggest names in consumer electronics and up-and-coming XR companies.

SPIE AR | VR | MR is the event to attend – highlights from 2020


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