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Nov 28 2014

Datenbrillen im Business: Nach Google Glass ist vor Meta One

Google Glass rennen die Entwickler davon, Unternehmen haben die Datenbrille abgeschrieben. Das sagen und schreiben die einen. Die anderen machen Studien und wollen die Google Glass mit allen Mitteln in Industrieanwendungen zwängen. Schwarzseher auf der einen Seite, Trittbrettfahrer auf der[…]

Jul 24 2014

Praxisbericht: Samsung Gear Live Smartwatch mit Android Wear

Seit Anfang Juli sind die ersten Smartwatches mit Googles neuem Wearables-Betriebssystem Android Wear auf dem Markt. Samsung hat seine Gear-Serie mit der Live erweitert und macht zusammen mit der G Watch von LG die ersten Schritte mit Wear. Noch befinden wir uns in einer ganz frühen Phase. Doch[…]

Jun 17 2014

Mit der Google Glass im Alltag

Viel wird über Googles Datenbrille Glass spekuliert und diskutiert. Wofür kann man sie nutzen? Wie reagiert die Öffentlichkeit? In der vergangenen Woche hatte ich die Gelegenheit, die Glass eine Woche lang ausgiebig zu testen. Der Bericht zeigt, wofür sie sich eignet und wie die Menschen in der[…]

May 28 2014

Top 5 Trends für Augmented Reality

Wie oft werde ich gefragt, ob sich Augmented Reality sinnvoll einsetzen lässt. Viele wollen auch wissen, was die Google Glass für AR bringt. Oder in welchen Bereichen Augmented Reality die besten Marktchancen hat. Heute startet die Augmented World Expo in Santa Clara. Dort hat man sich schon[…]

Mar 12 2014

Apple und Samsung integrieren Augmented Reality

Nachdem Google kürzlich sein Projekt Tango veröffentlich hat, folgen nun Apple und Samsung mit der Integration von Augmented Reality in die nächste Generation ihrer Hardware und Betriebssysteme. Samsung plant eine Augmented-Reality-Tastatur für die eigene Datenbrille. Apple scheint einem Bericht[…]

Feb 13 2014

Google Glass in der vernetzten Industrie

Innerhalb der vernetzten Welt der digitalen Fabrik bieten sich zahlreiche Geräte und Technologien an, um Mitarbeitern die Arbeit zu erleichtern. Der schnelle Datenzugriff am Ort des Geschehens fördert einen effizienten Ressourceneinsatz. Smartdevices mit Augmented Reality, Virtual-Reality-Brillen[…]

Jan 29 2014

Wearable Tech Conference 2014: Von Google Glass zu Appcessories

Wer bei Wearables nur an Google Glass denkt, der liegt daneben. Smartwatches, Activity Tracker und jegliche Devices, mit denen Daten aufgezeichnet und nutzbar gemacht werden können, zählen zu den Wearable Devices. Am 27. und 28. Januar fand die elfte Wearable Technologies Conference statt.[…]

Jan 10 2014

CES 2014: Augmented-Reality-Brillen im Vormarsch

Die Zukunft der Elektronik ist mobil und vernetzt. Das hat die diesjährige Consumer Electronic Show (CES) vom 7. bis 10. Janaur in Las Vegas gezeigt. Wearables für Augmented Reality und Virtual Reality, Android im Auto und die Vernetzung der elektronischen Geräte zuhause und im Fahrzeug - das sind[…]

Oct 14 2013

WE ARE AR berichtet: InsideAR 2013

Eines vorweg: Wer über die InsideAR läuft merkt schnell, dass sich AR immer weiter von Gimmick-Marketing-Apps hin zu Anwendungen mit fokussiertem Einsatzgebiet entwickelt. Der Großteil der Aussteller und Vorträge zeigte Lösungen für AR in Industrie und Automobilwirtschaft. Ergänzt um Google Glass

Sep 13 2013

Augmented Reality, Sport und Google Glass

Mit Segeln und Baseball gibt es neben Fußball und Eishockey weitere Sportarten, die Augmented Reality zur Visualisierung und Erweiterung mit zusätzlichen Informationen nutzen. Bereits im Juni hatte ich auf WE ARE AR über Augmented Reality im Sport geschrieben. Darin war auch bereits das Segeln[…]

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PAC RADAR 2021 REPORT SHOWS REFLEKT AS #1 STARTUP AMONG AUGMENTED REALITY COMPANIES FOR CONNECTED WORKER PLATFORMS

 July 30th, 2021. Since 2016, REFLEKT has been continuously listed as a leading company for enterprise AR software by renowned analyst and research firms. Teknowlogy’s PAC Radar Report confirms the successful journey with the top position in the latest 2021 edition.

The focus on a modular and integrated software for industrial augmented reality has led to a high quality of medium-sized and corporate customers in the portfolio. 

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OUR CUSTOMERS BENEFIT FROM PAC RADAR

“We are very proud to be awarded ‘Best-in-Class’ for the second time. This can only be achieved with an exceptional team and customers who work with us in partnership. At the same time, the PAC radar demands our best performance year after year in order to play a decisive role as the leading startup in the top group”, says REFLEKT Co-founder and CEO Wolfgang Stelzle. 

Learn more about the REFLEKT ONE Work Augmentation Platform. 

WHAT IS WORK AUGMENTATION?

Work Augmentation with Augmented Reality Guidance and Remote Collaboration solve the modern challenges industrial enterprise are facing. Digital training guides accelerate training by enhancing the learning experience with augmented content, displayed in context with the real environment.

With these guides trainees grasp knowledge faster and no longer rely on outdated paper manuals. In addition to digital training guides, remote collaboration tools also bring the training to the employee, instead of the employee to the training. While onsite trainings remain limited, and travel is restricted and time consuming, remote support apps combined with smart glasses make instructor-led training possible from anywhere.

 

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DIGITALIZED MANUALS AND TRAINING BUILT WITH REFLEKT ONE AUGMENTED REALITY SOFTWARE IMPROVE EFFICIENCY AND REMOTE ACCESSIBILITY FOR THE PROCESS INDUSTRY

Siemens and REFLEKT today unveiled Augmented Reality (AR) manuals and training guides for a process-based testbed together with Dow. The testbed demonstrator at the MxD Innovation Center in Chicago shows how digital twin technology and work augmentation simplify manufacturing and make remote accessibility easier in the process industry.

Workers can use visual step-by-step instructions and 3D visualizations to perform service work such as replacing a pump faster and with a lower risk of errors than before. The advantage over classic documentation lies in the simple visual guidance as well as the realistic representation directly on the machinery and equipment.

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SIEMENS CUSTOMERS BUILD AR SOLUTIONS WITH REFLEKT ONE

Siemens customers benefit from the integration of the work augmentation platform REFLEKT ONE into Teamcenter PLM and Mindspehre. This allows companies to create AR instructions and trainings in a short time without any programming knowledge.

“Together with Siemens, we show the digital toolset for the connected mobile worker. The combination of Teamcenter with REFLEKT ONE is the most powerful AR system using PLM and CAD data. It saves our joint customers a lot of time and money”, says Wolfgang Stelzle, CEO and Co-founder of REFLEKT.

WHAT IS WORK AUGMENTATION?

Work Augmentation with Augmented Reality Guidance and Remote Collaboration solve the modern challenges industrial enterprise are facing. Digital training guides accelerate training by enhancing the learning experience with augmented content, displayed in context with the real environment.

With these guides trainees grasp knowledge faster and no longer rely on outdated paper manuals. In addition to digital training guides, remote collaboration tools also bring the training to the employee, instead of the employee to the training. 

 

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ABB, MEDTRONIC AND ROCHE ACHIEVE MEASURABLE RESULTS WITH REFLEKT WORK AUGMENTATION FOR TRAINING

  • Medtronic accelerates operator onboarding by 50% using the new AR Training Aid built with REFLEKT ONE

  • Roche Diagnostics turns traditional documentation into mobile training guides to make work easier for their service technicians

  • ABB Drives reduces training time by 40% with the white-labeled ABB Ability Remote Insights solution

Munich/San Francisco, July 20th, 2021. After the significantly increased demand for Enterprise AR in the last 12 months, industry leaders ABB, Medtronic and Roche report first results in training and onboarding their workforce with RE’FLEKT solutions.

“Training field service technicians with ABB Remote Insights has become a highly effective alternative to in-person training. It frees up time for instructors, saves cost, and increases utilization”, says Kim Fenrich, Digital Services Product Manager at ABB.

MEDTRONIC ACCELERATES OPERATOR ONBOARDING TIME BY 50%

Medical device manufacturer Medtronic found that complex Operating Procedures (OPs) lack user-friendly and clear instructional guidance for the manufacturing specialists.

To speed up training and provide EPIX operators on the manufacturing floor with clear instructions, Medtronic builds their AR guides on the AR content creation platform REFLEKT ONE.

EPIX Training Leader Khanh Vo says: “This AR application will save us so much time” and his co-worker Hermanth Kumar, EPIX Site Analyst, adds: “The ease of use of the AR guides is simply 5/5 stars.”

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Each guide transforms the most crucial OPs into visual AR animations, accompanied by step-by-step instructions, videos, images and quality control features. The operator can perform a procedure by walking through each step on a tablet or other mobile device.

Peter Tortorici, Senior Engineering Manager at Medtronic explains the value: “The digital training guides built in REFLEKT ONE speed up our onboarding process by 50%. Operators now only need half the time to familiarize themselves with new OPs compared to training with paper-based instructions.” Learn more.

ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS ENHANCES LEARNING EXPERIENCE WITH AR TRAINING

Roche are using REFLEKT ONE to create training guides in-house that are based on existing technical documentation but train service engineers closer to the real equipment by using animated content. The content creation platform enables Roche to feed product data into step-by-step instructions combined with animations that explain the diagnostic systems visually.

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“Switching from paper-based manuals to digital guides allows us to replace standardized classroom trainings by more individualized and task-oriented trainings”, says Ralf Distler, Global Customer Support Lead at Roche Diagnostics. Learn more.

ABB DRIVES REDUCES OVERALL TRAINING TIME BY 40%

To ensure high-quality installation and commissioning of ABB drives at customer sites, ABB field service technicians undergo extensive technical training. However, the in-person classroom training requires participants to incur time away from the plant.

With ABB Ability Remote Insights field service technicians learn how to install and commission electrical drives in a fully digital environment that combines instructor-led remote training with an eLearning experience.

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ABB Drives reduces the overall training time by 40% as trainees save two days they used to spend travelling to training sites. The training with ABB Remote Insights leads to significant reductions of travel expenses and utilization cost.

Based on REFLEKT Remote, the app connects instructors and trainees across the globe via video call from the comfort of their workstation or home office. Instructors can conduct the technical training on a laptop or PC and guide participants wearing RealWear smart glasses. Learn more.

WHAT IS WORK AUGMENTATION?

Work Augmentation with Augmented Reality Guidance and Remote Collaboration solve the modern challenges industrial enterprise are facing. Digital training guides accelerate training by enhancing the learning experience with augmented content, displayed in context with the real environment.

With these guides trainees grasp knowledge faster and no longer rely on outdated paper manuals. In addition to digital training guides, remote collaboration tools also bring the training to the employee, instead of the employee to the training. While onsite trainings remain limited, and travel is restricted and time consuming, remote support apps combined with smart glasses make instructor-led training possible from anywhere.

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