Jonathan Waldern

CTO & Founder, DigiLens Inc.

A pioneer in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), Jonathan led the development of the first public VR games system and multiplayer game “Dactyl Nightmare”, which led to him founding the first public VR company, Virtuality. There his team developed the first consumer VR game headset for Atari, launched at E3 in 1995. Jon is a named inventor on over 100 patents and 35 technical papers. He’s developed five generations of VR and AR headsets, many of which are now considered “collectibles”.

My Sessions

DigiLens Switchable Bragg Grating Waveguide Optics for Augmented Reality Applications

Room GH

This session will look at the key features of DigiLens waveguide technology and discusses our optical design methodology for designing and simulating the performance of DigiLens waveguides, giving examples from motorcycle, and autoHUD products.

Develop Track