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May 27

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Description

Despite the ongoing megapixel race, the visual experience in VR is still nowhere close to the real-world and falls short of consumer expectations and industry needs. Even the latest high-end HMDs retain the common flaws: blur and color fringing outside of the small “sweet spot,” an insufficient field of view due to quality degradation at wide angles, and a tiny eye box. Almalence has invented a technology to overcome the physical constraints of HMD optical performance that cause picture clarity deficiencies. Utilizing eye tracking and precise and consistent characterization of the HMD optical system, our Digital Lens technique corrects optical aberrations, achieving high apparent resolution and removing color fringing across the entire field of view for any gaze direction, inside and outside the eye box. Objective measurements with the Vive Pro Eye show a twofold visible resolution increase and a tenfold reduction of chromatic aberrations. In the presentation, we will explore how the Digital Lens literally makes high display resolution visible and how it should be used in future HMDs to achieve the long-awaited breakthrough in picture clarity and optical fidelity.

Speakers

CEO , Almalence
May 27

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Description

For years, many have tried to develop a see-through, near-eye display technology that combines beautiful design, excellent image quality and scalable mass production with high yields. At Dispelix, we’ve figured it out. Dispelix is helping product companies to create beautiful AR glasses based on single-waveguide full-color displays with superior image quality and mass manufacturability.

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CEO , Dispelix
May 27

12:30 PM - 01:00 PM

Description

Despite herculean efforts from industry heavyweights, the promise of AR smartglasses with mass-market appeal has remained stubbornly out of reach. Key technology breakthroughs are needed in microdisplays and optics to enable bright, vivid content in an all-day-wearable size that doesn't obscure the real world. In this showcase, we'll start with a brief history of AR headsets, displays and optics. We'll explore some of the technology hurdles and tradeoffs, and describe a novel way of thinking about the problem. Then we'll reveal the first live demonstration of the QPI, the wearable display technology needed to unlock the massive economic potential of the next great wave of personal computing.

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VP of Strategic Development , Ostendo Technologies
May 27

02:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Description

Stan Larroque will introduce and demo the Lynx R1, a new kind of standalone device for Mixed Reality.

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CEO , LYNX
May 27

02:30 PM - 03:00 PM

Description

For over 10 years, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc has been researching and developing products that power all the best XR devices on the market. Join Hiren Bhinde, Director Product Management, as he talks about the features and functionality needed to power the XR devices and experiences of tomorrow.

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Sr. Director, Product Management , Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
May 27

03:00 PM - 03:30 PM

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Coming Soon...

May 27

03:30 PM - 04:00 PM

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Coming Soon...

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AR Mapping Lead , Niantic
May 27

04:30 PM - 05:00 PM

Description

For years, AR glasses makers have been focusing on developing head-mounted displays for enterprise use. MAD Gaze CEO Jordan Cheng, however, sees AR glasses as the next biggest thing in consumer electronics all along and leads his team to redefine the true AR glasses for consumers by utilizing optics, computer vision, haptics, AR Cloud and 5G. Witness the unveiling of his company's latest XR ecosystem and see for yourself why the future is closer than you might think- XR for consumers is now.

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CEO , MAD Gaze
May 27

05:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Description

A decade ago, advancements in hardware technology drove innovations in network infrastructure and cloud resource availability -- and we've collectively been reaping the benefits ever since. But this symbiosis of high-speed wireless connectivity and device capabilities is being upended by the arrival of 5G. The advanced network platform is poised to enable an edge computing and hardware revolution, and this has significant (some might say "huge") implications for creators and technologists. The fact is: 5G is here, and innovators are skating to where the puck is going to be. Learn how you can meet them there and be ready when this new technology presents new opportunities for the augmented reality industry. (Spoiler: that time is now.)

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Sr Manager , Verizon 5G Labs
May 27

05:30 PM - 06:00 PM

Description

In this session, Matt will take a look at how the major AR Cloud platforms have practically built the first pieces of the AR Cloud and how it is enabling new services to fulfill the potential of AR today. Plus what still needs to be built, how long will it take and who will win the market?

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CEO , 6D.ai