Augmented World Expo is back, and this year's show is for the superheroes

And we've got a special offer for readers, plus some tickets to give away
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In just under a month's time, the 2017 Augmented World Expo (AWE) will be kicking off in Santa Clara, California, bringing all things AR and VR under one roof.

The show runs 31 May - 2 June at the Santa Clara Convention Center, and this year's theme is 'Superpowers to change the world', focusing on the incredible things augmented and virtual reality are doing, and set to do in the future. 5,000 attendees are set to descend on Santa Clara for the event, with Samsung, Nvidia, Huawei, Niantic, Sony and Microsoft among the 200 exhibitors.

Intrigued? Good, because 100 Wareable readers can get a discount on day passes, down from $249 to just $49. All you need to do is head to this link where the code will be automatically applied. Or you can go the Eventbrite page and use the code WAREABLE49.

We've also got five all-access passes to give away. To be in with a chance of winning, just follow us on Twitter at @wareable and tweet us the answer to the question below. Winners will be notified by direct message.

Who is considered to have created the first ever head-mounted AR/VR display system?

As a media partner, Wareable will be at the show sussing out the latest and greatest, and interviewing some of the most interesting names in augmented and virtual reality.

If you want to learn more you can head over to the Augmented World Expo site, where you'll also find a full list of the exhibitors set for this year's show.

Augmented World Expo is back, and this year's show is for the superheroes

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Hugh Langley


Now at Business Insider, Hugh originally joined Wareable from TechRadar where he’d been writing news, features, reviews and just about everything else you can think of for three years.

Hugh is now a correspondent at Business Insider.

Prior to Wareable, Hugh freelanced while studying, writing about bad indie bands and slightly better movies. He found his way into tech journalism at the beginning of the wearables boom, when everyone was talking about Google Glass and the Oculus Rift was merely a Kickstarter campaign - and has been fascinated ever since.

He’s particularly interested in VR and any fitness tech that will help him (eventually) get back into shape. Hugh has also written for T3, Wired, Total Film, Little White Lies and China Daily.

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