2017 SID/OLED-Association and Veritas et Visus AR/VR Conference Wednesday, May 24, 2017 LA Convention Center
Jon Peddi, Ph., D. President JPR
Abstract: Augmented reality when fully realized as a consumer device, taking its place alongside our smartphone and watch as essential must have at all times item, will empower us to levels barely imaginable now. We will live and move through the world with less fear of the unknown, information will be available to us for types of situations, and our activities will be recorded thereby eliminating disputes about who said or did what. Fear of strangers, strange places, the police, languages, or getting lost will be a thing of the past. Augmented reality will be the great democratizer, and take its place as one of the uplifting and enabling technologies of the world alongside electricity, semiconductors, and the internet. Bio: Dr. Jon Peddie is a recognized pioneer in the graphics industry, President of Jon Peddie Research and named one of the most influential analysts in the world.
Former President of Siggraph Pioneers, he serves on advisory board of several companies, and contributes articles to numerous publications. In 2015 he was given the Life Time Achievement award from the CAAD society
He’s authored and contributed to eleven books, His most recent, "The History of Visual Magic in Computers” has recently completed an in-depth market study on thee ray tracing market, and is currently working a book about augmented reality for Spinger.
Date: May 22-26 Society for Information Display (SID) DisplayWeek Business Track Location: Los Angeles Convention Center.