SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Think of it as the Consumer Electronics Show of the future. The increasingly near future.

Augmented World Expo kicks off here Wednesday with some 200 exhibitors of virtual reality-focused tech, a doubling in size over last year that highlights the growing ubiquity of such gadgets and software.

“The biggest trend is the technology’s evolution from gimmick to value,” says organizer Ori Inbar, who points specifically to wearable tech’s promising hands-free impact on surgery, training and gaming. “Our interface with computers is going from the mouse to the touchscreen to gestures in three-dimensional space.”

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