Back by popular demand, the AWE Playground is our 20,000 square foot AR+VR experience center featuring jaw-dropping, highly immersive and interactive demos not seen under one roof anywhere else. 

Join us in the AWE Playground in Hall D of the Santa Clara Convention Center during these hours of operation:

Thursday, May 31

5:30-7:00PM AWE Happy Hour


Friday, June 1            

The AWE Playground is accessible to all valid ticket types including our All Access passes and expo only passes.   

Check out the Playground Floor Plan here


Heal-ium Positivity Trees by StoryUp XR | Booth 3
Tribe VR DJ School by Tribe XR | Booth 19
Kitty Kong – the 8th Wonder of the World by Shape Immersive | Booth 13
Relax VR by Relax VR | Booth 20
In Situ eXPerience – ISXP by Realcast | Booth 16
Where Thoughts Go: Prologue by Where Thoughts Go | Booth 1
Two Bit Circus by Two Bit Circus | Booth 23
Augmented Reality Art Garden by cFire, Lynchini & Enklu | Booth 26
PUB TALK – an experience like no other by Nuheara | Booth 14
The Multiple Reality Machine by Igloo Vision | Booth 6
The Globacore Heist by Globacore | Booth 7
Heroes Alliance Online by Beyond One | Booth 9
Infinadeck by Infinadeck | Booth 24
Hypercube XR by River Studios | Booth 18
AR Whack-a-Monster by Project Ghost Studios | Booth 22
Critical Mass by Ultrahaptics | Booth 8
The Animaker by Resonai, The Tech Museum of Innovation, Omai and Occipital | Booth 2
Beat Saber Mixed Reality Experience by Liv Inc. | Booth 10
Feeding the Feature by The Economist + Kabaq | Booth 15
The World’s First Dance Lesson in Augmented Reality by Dance REALITY | Booth 25
Clair the Holographic AI Concierge by ORBAI | Booth 31
Become a Hologram by HoloCap | Booth 30
augmen.tv by eyecandylab | Booth: 17
VR Sphere by Global Imagination | Booth 28


Heal-ium: Positivity Trees
Presented by: StoryUp XR
Booth: 3

In a world filled with negativity, harness the power of your brain’s *Positivity* to transform your VR or AR environment. It’s kind of like virtual telekinesis. Use your mind’s gamma asymmetry to grow a VR tree or an AR butterfly from a chrysalis to a beautiful monarch.

Tribe VR DJ School
Presented by: Tribe XR
Booth: 19

Take your first DJ lesson in VR.

Kitty Kong- The 8th Wonder of the World
Presented by: Shape Immersive
Booth: 13

“Kitty Kong- The 8th Wonder of the World” is a multi-player, interactive and full 360-degree mixed reality experience. In this mission to save the world from the notorious Kitty Kong, players must work together to create a magical barrier to contain the destruction.

Relax VR
Presented by: Relax VR
Booth: 20

Take a break. Take a breath. Sit back . . . and escape to the world’s most relaxing, natural settings. Gaze at vast, undulating ocean waves toward the horizon as you de-stress to a gentle meditation or soft melodic tunes.

In Situ eXPerience – ISXP
Presented by: Realcast
Booth: 16

Realcast is changing the way we interact with history, movies, and games by developing technology and content for a new grammar of interaction in eXtended Reality. ISXP is an immersive experience delivered through AR smart-glasses, AR smart-phones and movement trackers which makes the storytelling as real as if it was actually happening.

Where Thoughts Go: Prologue
Presented by: Where Thoughts Go
Booth: 1

Where Thoughts Go: Prologue is a groundbreaking interactive social narrative. In this universe, sleeping creatures float toward you awakened by a gentle touch to reveal the thoughts of others who have previously visited. These unscripted, anonymous messages reveal and inspire, encouraging you to share your own for others to discover.

Two Bit Circus
Presented by: TWO BIT CIRCUS
Booth: 23

Join the mad scientists, artists, inventors, and storytellers from Two Bit Circus as they showcase some of their most popular games!

Augmented Reality Arts Garden
Presented by: cFire, Lynchini & Enklu
Booth: 26

Experience art in an exciting new way with the launch of a multidimensional augmented reality experience, featuring AR dance inspired artwork, original music by Empress and digital sculptures by prominent local AR artists.

PUB TALK – An experience like no other.
Presented by: Nuheara
Booth: 14

Come experience IQbuds in a pub setting, and see the difference for yourself!

The Multiple Reality Machine
Presented by: Igloo Vision
Booth: 6

Describing itself as the Shared VR company, Igloo Vision can display any form of 360°, VR or AR content in a shared, immersive projection space. For AWE, Igloo has developed a series of scenarios to show how groups of people can engage and interact with multiple immersive realities.

The Globacore Heist
Presented by: Globacore
Booth: 7

Commit the heist of the century in a VR museum, dodging lasers, fighting off flying drones, and avoiding becoming shark food in order to steal treasured artifacts and return them to their proper place in space and time

Heroes Alliance Online
Presented by: Beyond One
Booth: 9

Powered by LPS, our multiplayer AR tech, you will connect with other players and battle against a massive fire breathing dragon that flies around the venue. Run around obstacles, dodge fireballs, and aim powerful attacks at the dragon all in real life through the lens of a smartphone.

Infinadeck + TPCAST Wireless Adapter for HTC Vive
Presented by: Infinadeck and TPCAST
Booth: 24

Infinadeck is the world’s first commercially-viable omnidirectional treadmill. This patented device allows users to naturally walk in any direction and, when paired with a TP-Cast Wireless VR headset, creates a personal holodeck experience that will allow users to take a stroll through vast, immersive new worlds.

The TPCAST Wireless Adapter for Vive replaces the HC Vive wires and makes it wireless, allowing VR users to seamlessly upgrade their HTC Vive to a Wireless HMD. Based on leading edge technology, the TPCAST adapter preserves the video quality, maintains sub 2ms latency and significantly enhances the VR experience.

Hypercube XR
Presented by: RIVER STUDIOS
Booth: 18

Hypercube XR is a love story about 2 hypernauts using mixed reality across to communicate through dimensions, reaching for clues across time and space. This installation uses the mozilla XR ecosystem to send guests on a quest through a fanciful world blending VR,AR and optical tricks from the past.

AR Whack-A-Monster/Project Ghost
Presented by: Project Ghost Studios
Booth: 22

Using the enhanced capabilities of Vive Pro and the SRWorks SDK, we present a new take on Mixed Reality, combining and hopefully blurring the lines between the real, the augmented and the virtual. Join us as we open doors into new storytelling possibilities.

Critical Mass
Presented by: Ultrahaptics
Booth: 8

Step inside a virtual lab with a reactor that is about to go critical. To shut it down, you must coordinate with your partner to solve a puzzle. Touch, feel and manipulate its virtual controls and objects with your bare hands.

Save the lab and yourselves before time runs out. The clock is ticking!

The Animaker
Presented by: Resonai, The Tech Museum of Innovation, Omai and Occipital
Booth: 2

The Animaker is a new immersive exhibit which invites visitors to collaborate with AI-powered ‘robots’ to bring their creations to life. Utilizing artificial intelligence, 3d scanning, and animation techniques visitors create their favorite animal with LEGO/Duplo, and see it live and interact in a virtual world.

Animaker is a collaboration between Resonai, OMAi, Occipital and The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose. Save the lab and yourselves before time runs out. The clock is ticking!

Beat Saber Mixed Reality Experience
Presented by: LIV Inc
Booth: 10

Play Beat Saber and get a recording of yourself in mixed reality.

Feeding the Feature
Presented by: The Economist + Kabaq
Booth: 15

The Economist is bringing its “Feeding the Future” campaign to AWE through augmented reality. The experience aims to open people’s eyes (and mouths) to the challenges we’ll face in putting food on our plates in the coming century. Attendees will be able to scan Snapcodes to see items, created using Kabaq 3D Food technology, corresponding to different possible futures of food—while enjoying a delicious artificial-meat burger guaranteed to give them a taste of the future.

The World’s First Dance Lesson in Augmented Reality
Presented by: Dance REALITY
Booth: 25

Step into the captivating world of dance. Whether you have two left feet or are an experienced dancer, this holographic lesson will help you conquer the dance floor.

Clair the Holographic AI Concierge
Presented by: ORBAI
Located in the AWE Playground

Claire is a life-size Holographic AI Concierge that you can ask about travel, including: weather, flights, hotels, rental cars, restaurants, and she will answer you verbally with her top pick. Claire is also chatty and funny, can play games, tell jokes, and has full trivia knowledge.

Become a Hologram
Presented by: HoloCap
Booth: 30

HoloCap is a system for capturing real people and present them as three dimensional holograms in virtual reality (volumetric video). Drop by HoloCap to get your hologram captured so future generations can experience you as you are today, for all time to come.

Presented by: eyecandylab
Booth: 17

Experience the future of TV simply by pointing your smartphone towards the TV. See how the space around your screen comes to live with additional information, statistics and interactive features.

VR Sphere
Presented by: Global Imagination
Booth: 28

Global Imagination’s VR Sphere creates a shared public experience for 360° content – no headset required. Use it for client reviews, events, tradeshows, or for VR advertising, merchandising or branding – any time you want to share your VR content as a compelling, interactive, 360° encounter.