Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Displays (VAR)

Mission and Objective

The mission and objective of the IEEE CTSoc Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Displays (VAR TC) is to implement the Field of Interest of the IEEE CTSoc and to assist, support, endorse, corroborate and strengthen IEEE CTSoc conferences, publications, standards, education, future directions, new initiatives, emerging technologies, technical sessions, workshops, and research, and other information exchanges in the area of virtual and augmented reality, associated display technologies, architectures, algorithms, certifications, applications, systems and related frameworks / technologies. 

VAR TC is a cluster of engineers, practitioners, technologists, scientists, researchers from Industry and Academia from around the world. 

The committee also assumes the proactive duty to recommend suitable candidates from VAR TC members to serve as: 

  • Chairs and or Members of Technical Program Committees (TPC) of CTSoc Conferences (ICCE-Las Vegas, ICCE-Berlin, ICCE-Taiwan, ICCE-Asia, GCCE-Japan, ISCT, and GEM). 
  • EiCs, Associates Editors and Editors to CTSoc Publications (IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, IEEE ACCESS Section for Consumer Technology Society (Open Access), IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, News on Consumer Technology-NCT, CTSoc World Newsletter).
  • Distinguished Lecturers and tutorials for CTSoc Education. 
  • Members of CTSoc Standards Committees and Working Groups.



Chair: Reinhard Moeller, University of Wuppertal, Germany

reinhard moeller

Vice Chair: Kousik Sankar R., PES University, Bengaluru

kousik sankar

Secretary: Yu-Cheng Fan, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan

yu cheng fan

Other Officers 

Conferences Liaison: TBA

Publications: Liaison: TBA

Education Liaison: TBA

Standards Liaison: TBA

Future Direction Liaison: TBA

Industry Liaison: TBA

Academia Liaison: TBA

IEEE Societies/Councils Liaison: TBA

Technical Sister Societies Liaison: TBA

Student Competition Program: TBA



The members of the VAR TC are engineers, practitioners, technologists, scientist, researchers from Industry and Academia from around the world who have the same interest and working together on the development, research, and innovation of technical areas of wireless and network technologies for consumer devices connectivity. The current members of the VAR TC are listed here


Membership Application Form

To be a member of the IEEE CTSoc Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Displays (VAR TC), please fill the Membership Application Form.


Policies and Procedures (P&Ps)

Once approved, the P&Ps will be be published here.


Meeting Dates & Minutes

The meeting dates & minutes of VAR TC can be found below.