AWE USA 2021

2021/11/09 - 2021/11/10

Santa Clara Convention Center


410 in LaSAR Pavilion


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ams OSRAM will show how its LED and laser products are moving the XR industry forward in booth 410 at this year’s AWE USA in Santa Clara, California, November 9-11.

Join our presentation about LED and LASER technologies at the AWE USA 2021

As we race into this emerging market, we all know the finish line. The finish line is when AR Smart Glasses are comparable to normal glasses in respect to size, weight and esthetics. But it is still early days. 

Presentation title: The Light Behind Your Augmented Reality Experience
Timeslot: Wednesday, November 10 from 4:35-5pm PT

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Karl Leahy, Director of Product Marketing at ams OSRAM

This presentation will review the existing landscape in terms of market segmentation. From there we will review the application criteria and technical tradeoffs in respect to the user’s visual experience. Using these building blocks, we explore LED and LASER technologies and how they can enable the transition from normal to smart glasses.
Karl Leahy is the Director of Marketing for illumination sources (LED and LASER) for AR Glasses. He plays a global role in promoting illumination sources for this emerging market.
A native of Arklow, Co Wicklow, Ireland, Mr. Leahy joined ams OSRAM in July 1997 and served as both a senior engineer as well as product marketing manager before assuming his current position. Prior to joining ams OSRAM, Mr. Leahy held the position of applications engineer for Lite On, Inc., located in Milpitas, California.
Mr. Leahy holds an honors degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom.

Additional participation at event: Karl will also participate in the LaSAR Alliance’s presentation on November 11 at 11:20 am PDT titled “How Laser Beam Scanning Addresses Key Requirements to Deliver Lightweight, Fashionable, Long-Wearing AR Smart Glasses.”