Lumus CEO Ben Weinberger Joins AR & VR Panel at TechNet 2016

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Optical Display Tech Leader Invited to Goldman Sachs Asia Pacific Conference

Lumus, a leading developer of optical display technology for augmented reality and smart eyewear, announced today that CEO Ben Weinberger will join a panel presentation on virtual and augmented reality at the Goldman Sachs TechNet Conference – Asia Pacific 2016. Weinberger will be one of three presenters for an opening-day panel on “The Reality of Virtual & Augmented Reality” at the exclusive conference, to be May 18 – 19 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Hong Kong.

Top Lumus executives plan to meet privately with investors throughout the invitation-only conference to offer a personal look at the company’s see-through wearable display technology. The 50-minute meetings will be scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and advance conference registration is required. Attendees can contact Irene Lau, conference coordinator (Irene.Lau@gs.com), to schedule a meeting with Lumus, or for general information about the Asia-Pacific conference. Attendees may also contact Lumus Vice President of Sales and Business Development Ari Grobman (agrobman@lumus-optical.com) during the conference.

“We’re very pleased to be participating in the TechNet – Asia Pacific conference this year,” Weinberger commented. “I especially look forward to joining my colleagues Eugene Chung, founder and CEO of Penrose Studios, and Wondo Kang, director of VR at Samsung, for what’s sure to be a dynamic discussion on the state of VR and AR today. It’s a great forum for showcasing our own advanced augmented reality optics technology as well. Visitors to our booth can experience true augmented reality in the real world with demos of our DK-50 development kit, which is unparalleled today.”

Presented by the Goldman Sachs Securities Division, TechNet – Asia Pacific will feature expert overviews on global research and global banking highlights, and keynote speeches from Eric Jing, president of Ant Financial, and Jim Wang, senior vice president of technology for Baidu. In addition to the VR and AR panel, panel topics will range from “Transforming Logistics in China” and “Digitizing India” to “Rise of the Robots” (artificial intelligence) and “Mapping the Future of Mobility.” The agenda also includes a full slate of breakout sessions focusing on such topics as big data, e-commerce, online education, healthcare, transportation, and drones, along with interactive expo booths.

About Lumus
Lumus (http://www.lumusvision.com) products enable the fusion of the digital and physical world, allowing businesses and individuals to maximize the potential of augmented reality and smart eyewear today. Lumus has developed ground-breaking technology for see-through wearable displays via its patented Light-guide Optical Element (LOE) platform. Lumus technology makes possible the only sleek, natural-looking form factor, wide field of view, and true see-through performance available today. The augmented reality technology developed by Lumus is in fact already used by leading consumer electronics and smart-eyewear manufacturers. Health care, the military, aviation, and logistics are among the industries that rely on Lumus alone for the optical technology underlying their pioneering AR applications.

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