VRLA 2018 returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center May 4-5, featuring hundreds of immersive tech demos, educational session, presentations and groundbreaking product launches from the most innovative technology companies shaping our world today.

From immersive full-room installations, motion simulators and VR arcades, to next-gen haptics, 360-cameras and the hottest product launches across VR/AR/XR, this year’s expo will feature the next generation of transformative technologies and something for everyone to explore. Exhibitors, speakers & sponsors for this year’s event include Intel, Qualcomm, Dell, VIVEPORT, Technicolor, Secret Location, Phasespace, Prosper VR, Beyond ONE, Walt Disney Animation, The Third Floor, Framestore, The Mill, Chaos Group and more!

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“Excitement for VR and AR has never been solely about immersive headsets. It’s rooted in a deeper desire to better understand ourselves and reality itself, aligned with a new generation of technologies capable of raising the collective consciousness,” said Cosmo Scharf, Co-founder of VRLA. “With this year’s theme, ‘A New Reality,’ we’re expanding the expo’s scope beyond VR and AR to explore new ways emergent technology improves our lives in and out of the headset. New verticals include AI, internet of things, robotics, blockchain, 3D printing, alternative energy, cryptocurrency, biotech, and more.”

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Additionally, attendees can look forward to next-gen haptics, VR arcades, 360-cameras, motion simulators, 3D scanners, and the latest in CG and VFX technology across the show floor.

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“We’re thrilled to offer attendees even more ways to taste the future and open a conversation about how technology can help us manifest the reality we deserve,” said Scharf.

After nearly four years, VRLA has grown exponentially from a 100-person meetup group in 2014 to one of the year’s most important AR and VR gatherings. One of our favorite moments from VRLA 2017 last year was Justin Roiland’s keynote, featuring his signature offbeat humor as applied to VR.

Road to VR readers can save 15% on passes to VRLA 2018 using code Road_VRLA at registration.

Road to VR is a proud media sponsor of VRLA 2018.

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