masthead logo 0 640x162Augmented World Expo, now in its fifth year, is the world’s largest international event for augmented reality, wearable computing, gesture devices, and the Internet of Things. This year’s show will take place Tuesday, May 27th through Thursday May 29th at the Santa Clara Convention Center. AWE 2014 will boast over 200 exhibits from elite brands like Intel, Epson and Qualcomm to pioneering startup such as Daqri, Arqetype, Ngrain, and many more.

The mind-provoking headliners Robert Scoble (Tech Evangelist) and Hiroshi Ishii (MIT Media Lab) as well as over 130 industry innovators are confirmed as speakers in the super-intense schedule. Samsung, Intel, Qualcomm, Microsoft, Epson, Bosch, Boeing, GE, Nvidia, Plantronics are among the hundreds of leading companies confirmed to exhibit and speak.

Ubergizmo readers get a discount by using the “UBERG4AWE” discount code.  This applies to the expo-only pass, one day full pass, and/or the two day full pass. Register here.

awe 2013 640x426The Auggie Award™ Competition recognizes the best teams who develop technology and solutions that make the world more interactive and our life and work more engaging, productive, and fun. Consistent with AugmentedReality.org’s mission to educate, connect, and hatch new initiatives in the augmented world, and AugmentedReality.org’s global goal to inspire adoption towards the goal of 1 billion active AR users by 2020, AugmentedReality.org is co-sponsoring this competition, offering award trophies and cash prizes.

Living in Digital Times presents its well-known FashionWare runway show for the first time at Augmented World Expo 2014. The live show and cocktail party will take place on May 28th at 5:30 p.m. PT. An expert panel: High Tech Meets High Fashion, will discuss trends in the wearable tech category at 1:30 p.m. PT in the Main Theater.

A Wearables Hackathon (May 26th-27th), produced by Augmate, invites teams from around the world to come together and hack away on some of today’s latest Wearable devices. At 3 pm on May 27th, judges will review the teams’ hacks and choose the winners. 10 teams will be chosen to present in front of the group and qualify for prizes. The top Hack will be presented an Auggie Award at the AWE conference on May 28th at 7 pm. Teams who complete their hacks at the Hackathon will receive an additional 70% discount off of the conference, as well as an opportunity to exhibit their creations in the Startup Alley at the AWE Expo. The Hackathon is open to all attendees at no additional cost.

The event is organized by AugmentedReality.org, a 501 (c) non-profit organization with institutional supporters and individual members from across the world. It unites hundreds of companies, and thousands of entrepreneurs, engineers and designers – committed to advancing Augmented Reality – an emerging technology that digitizes interaction with the physical world.

For more information and to register to attend, please visit www.augmentedworldexpo.com.

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