The Augmented World Expo, one of the longest running immersive technology events, is back for a 7th year and it’s bigger than ever. With focus on augmented reality, virtual reality and wearable technologies, the expo is packing in 4000 attendees, 200+ speakers and 200+ exhibitors to the Santa Clara Convention Center, California from June 1st.

The Augmented World Expo has some distinction. In a space littered with start-ups it stands as one of the longest running conventions dedicated to the burgeoning AR and VR sector. On June 1st for 2 days, AWE 2016 will kick off with its biggest show yet, held at the the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA.

The Santa Clara Convention Center
The Santa Clara Convention Center

Attendees, expected to reach 4000 this year, will get to choose from a huge selection of speakers covering a wide gamut of topics across 6 tracks in the AR/VR space. AWE 2016 is aimed at anyone interested in immersive technologies, with dedicated areas for virtual developers and speaker tracks that should interest developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts and investors alike.

To help you get there, we’ve partnered with AWE to get you 45% off the regular ticket price. Use code “RoadtoVRCommunity” or hit this link to use this promotion.

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AWE 2016 is also the venue for the annual Auggie Awards, an event that aims to highlight and celebrate luminaries and industry leaders in the AR, VR and wearable tech space across 11 categories. This year, pioneer in human interface technology and grandfather of virtual reality Tom Furness is schedule to speak at the awards. You can vote now for your favourite nominees by heading here.

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Just a Few AWE 2016 Highlights

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Building a Vuforia App for HoloLens: Vuforia, the “leading AR platform”, supports smartphones, tablets and digital eyewear including VR viewers and optical see-through devices. In this session, David Beard will provide a technical tutorial on how to build a Vuforia app for HoloLens, Microsoft’s AR visor.

Jared Finder, Google

Creating Mixed Reality Apps and Games with Project Tango: See the types of experiences enabled by Google’s Project Tango and how to build your own apps and games. Jared Finder will show apps made possible by Project Tango technology and the tools created to make them.


THE VOID: Creating The Illusion of Reality: THE VOID uses state of the art technology, practical effects, and illusion design to create the most immersive virtual reality in the world today. This session discusses the magic that makes it all possible as presented by The VOID CCO, Curtis Hickman.

…with further talks and demos from companies such as ODG, Intel, DAQRI, Epson, Bosch/RE’FLEKT, PTC Vuforia, Meta, APX Labs, Nvidia, Sony, Accenture, The US Olympics, The VOID, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Lufthansa, VW, Huawei, Google, Unity3D, Microsoft, Intel, Gensler/Trimble, Indiegogo and more.

You can find more information on the Augmented World Expo 2016 here, and don’t forget that 45% discount code, click here to redeem it.

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  • Wow, 45% off. That brings it down to the bargain price of $500.