Augmented and Virtual Reality the Subjects of SAE International Symposium slated for Stuttgart, Germany

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 19, 2013 - With a theme of “The Value Proposition for Design, Manufacturing and Production,” SAE International is set to host the “2013 Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Technologies Symposium,” Nov. 20-21 in Stuttgart, Germany.

The symposium, which will be held at the Pullman Stuttgart Fontana, will focus on the value proposition of utilizing augmented and virtual reality through examination of the technical, economic, application and implementation aspects of AR/VR in all facets of design, production and manufacturing. Hear from technology developers as they discuss the specific challenges, potential solutions, and future opportunities they feel are critical to advancing this technology.

Experts from the automotive, aeronautics, commercial vehicle and marine industries will provide case studies that showcase their utilization of AR/VR. They will address the value proposition of using this technology, challenges they have overcome, and any barriers they see in integrating this technology into their design, production, manufacturing operations.

Two dynamic panel discussions include:


- The Visual Enterprise – Understanding the Business Value and Visualization Technologies
- Current and Future State of AR/VR Technologies

Organizing companies for the “SAE 2013 Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Technologies Symposium” include:


- The Boeing Company
- Ford Motor Company
- IDC Insight

For more information on the “SAE 2013 Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Technologies Symposium,” visit To request press credentials, email or call 1-724-772-8522.

The symposium will be held in conjunction with the “SAE 2013 Electric Powertrain Technologies Symposium,” which will be held Nov. 20 in the same venue.

SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries.  SAE International’s core competeinces are life-long learning nd voluntary consensus standards development.  SAE International’s charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.


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