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AR and VR Create Remote Intelligence for Industrial Workers
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Source: RFID Journal
The challenge is as old as industrial work: the person with the ability, knowledge and experience to fix a problem, or to provide instructions, is not physically there. With that in mind, workforce solutions technology company Librestream is providing augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) solutions to businesses, such as Tesco supermarkets in the United Kingdom, to manage remote inspections and maintenance procedures, using only a smartphone and the company's software-as-a-service (SaaS).

Companies that have facilities around the world, or that have field-based maintenance sites, are leveraging the technology to provide training enhancements for workers who may be new to the job or are unfamiliar with specific issues in front of them. In addition to a smartphone that can connect operators with relevant training or maintenance content, the solution can be used with connected, wearable devices. In either case, Librestream reports, the goal is to automatically arm individuals onsite at a work area with the knowledge they need.

Read the full article at RFID Journal.

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