ScobleNoted tech evangelist to share his thoughts on the state of Augmented Reality, Wearable Tech, and The Internet of Things

The organizers of Augmented World Expo 2014, are proud to announce that well known tech evangelist Robert Scoble will be delivering an opening keynote for the event. AWE 2014 will take place on May 27-29th at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.


Augmented World Expo, now in its fifth year, is the world’s largest international event for augmented reality, wearable computing, gesture devices, digital eyewear, and the Internet of Things. This year’s show will boast over 200 exhibits from elite brands like Epson, Qualcomm and Intel to pioneering startups such as Daqri, Arqetype, Ngrain, and many more. Attendees will also experience a Wearable Fashion Show produced by Living in Digital Times, the Auggie Awards, a wearables Hackathon, the Glass Class: Designing Wearable Interfaces by Mark Billinghurst and 100 additional talks.

Robert Scoble is a technical evangelist and author of “Age of Context”, known for his popular blog, Scobleizer, which first achieved prominence during his tenure at Microsoft. He currently works for Rackspace and is building a community for people fanatical about the Internet called Building43. He previously worked for Fast Company as a video blogger.

“This is the year that Augmented Reality and Wearable Tech go mainstream, and it is fitting that such an influential and respected voice as Robert Scoble’s will help us kick off Augmented World Expo 2014,” said Ori Inbar, executive director of AWE 2014 and cofounder of Augmentedreality.org. “I personally am excited to hear his thoughts and I am certain that the thousands of AWE 2014 attendees will find his insights valuable.”

“Anyone who has seen a recent photo of me knows that I’m not just a fan of augmented reality and wearable tech but someone who uses these technologies on a daily basis,” commented Scoble. “Augmented World Expo 2014 will be at the center of the conversation around these innovations. I’m honored to be involved and I can’t wait for May 28th.”

For more information and to register to attend, please visit www.augmentedworldexpo.com. Please follow Augmented World Expo on twitter at @ARealityEvent and #AWE2014.


About Augmentedreality.org and Augmented World Expo

AugmentedReality.org is 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.

Members tap into valuable members-only resources: major discounts to industry events, networking opportunities with industry leaders, up-to-date educational programs and technical training, unparalleled market research, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation in the voice of the industry.

AugmentedReality.ORG also owns and produces Augmented World Expo (AWE) – the world’s largest international event for augmented reality, wearable computing, gesture devices, and the Internet of Things. All profits from AWE are reinvested into AR.ORG’s industry services.

Augmentedreality.org and Augmented World Expo are led by co-founders, Executive Director Ori Inbar and Chief Content Officer Tish Shute.

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