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Industrial adoption of AR/VR technologies: how to overcome challenges

by Dreamer on ‎06-15-2016 06:00 PM - edited (1,545 Views)

Many Siemens PLM Software customers have already started adopting Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) to improve product and process design, maintenance and repair, and remote collaboration. Siemens has been partnering with those organizations to advance the state-of-the-art within this technological area. At the same time, more and more AR/VR solutions have been coming from the entrepreneurial community. Digi-Capital estimates nearly $700 million was invested into AR/VR companies in 2015.

 

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As the leader in Open Innovation in the industrial space, Siemens is bridging the gap between large corporations and startups to address the opportunities and challenges facing  industrial customers of AR/VR. Can the demanding technical and safety requirements of industrial settings be met? Can suitable content be easily generated or re-used? Must underlying processes and workflows also change to generate the targeted efficiency improvements? How can companies work together to resolve those challenges, and what role do startups play in advancing the state-of-the-art?

 

As part of this dialog, Siemens is inviting the innovation community to participate in an event dedicated to industrial Augmented and Virtual Reality. The event will be held at 6pm on June 22, 2016 at the Galvanize campus in downtown San Francisco.

Experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers, smart helmet startup DAQRI, aerospace company and early AR adopter Orbital ATK, and Siemens PLM Software will discuss the topic. Expect key insights on challenges, early successes, and future opportunities that are useful for startups, VCs, end users, and others considering AR and VR in industrial and manufacturing settings.

 

Register for the event now!

 

Comments
by Siemens Experimenter Siemens Experimenter
on ‎06-24-2016 08:43 PM

Here is the press release about the announcement made at the event:

 

http://news.usa.siemens.biz/press-release/siemens-further-expands-frontier-partner-program

by Genius
‎07-15-2016 09:26 AM - edited ‎07-15-2016 09:26 AM

Believe it or not, a lot of people have been playing Pokemon Go on the shop floor this past week

by Dreamer
on ‎07-18-2016 02:26 PM

Yes, we noticed the Pokemon Go phenomenon in the consumer market. Our industrial response is here: https://community.plm.automation.siemens.com/t5/NX-Design-Blog/Siemens-is-looking-for-early-stage-bu...