2017 SID/OLED-Association and Veritas et Visus AR/VR Conference Wednesday, May 24, 2017 LA Convention Center
Bernard Kress Partner Architect Microsoft
Title: “Are the current display technologies mature enough to address the coming AR/VR market expectations?”
Bio: Bernard has made over the past two decades significant scientific contributions as an engineer, researcher, associate professor, consultant, instructor, and author.
He has been instrumental in developing numerous optical sub-systems for both consumer electronics and industrial equipment, generating IP, teaching and transferring technological solutions from academia to industry. Application sectors include laser materials processing, optical anti-counterfeiting, biotech sensors, optical telecom devices, optical data storage, optical computing, optical motion sensors, digital image projection, 3D displays, holographic imaging, depth map sensing, and more recently Head-Up and Head Mounted Displays (smart glasses, AR, MR and VR HMDs).
His more specifically involved in the field of micro-optics, wafer scale optics, holography and nanophotonics.
Bernard has published numerous books and book chapters on micro-optics and has more than 30 patents granted worldwide. He is a short course instructor for the SPIE and is involved in various SPIE conferences as chair and co-chair. He is an SPIE fellow since 2013 as has been recently elected to the board of Directors of the SPIE.
Bernard has joined Google [X] Labs. in 2011 as the Principal Optical Architect on the Google Glass project, and is since 2015 the Partner Optical Architect at Microsoft Corp, on the Hololens project.
Date: May 22-26 Society for Information Display (SID) DisplayWeek Business Track Location: Los Angeles Convention Center.