Huawei calls for ‘favourable policy’ and cross-sector collaboration to speed up 5G development

At the 10th annual Mobile Broadband Forum (#MBBF) held today in Zurich, Huawei’s deputy chairman Ken Hu described the current status of 5G development around the world. In addition to highlighting the value 5G has already brought to consumers and industries in early adopter countries, he also delved into the importance of favourable policy and

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After 15 seconds the brain forgets information completely

Workforce augmented reality: After 15 seconds the brain forgets information completely. When the brain is pushed to work faster, information is forgotten at a faster rate along with mental fatigue.

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Huawei sends 5G UK experience demo truck and exhibition on tour

Huawei, the global telecoms equipment supplier will be taking a 5G consumer experience on tour this summer.

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Digital transformation: PTC demos new products after good first year in Rockwell tie-up

The keynote address at PTC’s LiveWorx19 event in Boston, Massachusetts is always a tour de force by the company’s ebullient president & CEO, Jim Heppelmann, and today’s conference opening did not disappoint.

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Trimble launches mobile Augmented Reality tool to optimise service

Trimble announced the launch of Trimble PULSE Remote Expert, an Augmented Reality (AR) tool that improves the productivity of field service technicians by connecting them with support experts via video, audio and spatial annotations in real-time.

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Vuzix and AccuWeather partner to deliver Augmented Reality weather content

Vuzix Corporation, a supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, is pleased to announce the Company has entered into a strategic partnership with AccuWeather

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Worldwide spending on augmented and virtual reality expected to top US$20bn in 2019, says IDC

Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is forecast to be nearly $20.4 billion (€17 billion) in 2019. This is an increase of 68.8% over the $12.1 billion (€10 billion) International Data Corporation (IDC) expects will be spent this year.

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Visualising the future of plant maintenance

Virtual technology has been around for almost half a century, with industries such as entertainment, education and design all incorporating varying aspects. However, it has only been in the past five years where Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)

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Israeli embedded AI processor start-up Hailo targets Japan and South Korea

Hailo, developers of a proprietary chip technology for deep learning on edge devices, is extending its efforts to work with technology and business partners in Japan and South Korea.

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The workplace provides the perfect fit for wearables

Wearables are experiencing one of the longest gestational periods of any technology. For a long time, says Rufus Grig, CTO of Maintel, gadgets like Google Glass and the Apple Watch were perceived by many as being a bit “emperor’s new clothes”: intriguing conceptually, but disappointing functionally.

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78% of Brits willing to use augmented reality through smartphones for assistance with basic tasks

Despite being in its infancy, augmented reality (AR) technology has enormous potential. AR is already enabling individuals to seamlessly project virtual images/objects through their smart devices onto the physical world. With such capabilities, AR is set to redefine the ways in which consumers intend to interact with brands.

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ETSI launches new group on Augmented Reality

ETSI has just launched a new Industry Specification Group called Augmented Reality Framework (ISG ARF). This new group aims to synchronise efforts and identify key use cases and scenarios for developing an Augmented Reality (AR) framework with relevant components and interfaces.

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ThingWorx® Studio brings highly immersive augmented reality interactions to the industrial enterprise

PTC announced its ThingWorx® Studio Augmented Reality (AR) technology will be updated with Vuforia® 7 software, bringing with it major advancements in the ability to attach digital content to everyday objects and surfaces, as well as support for Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore.

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The new reality of connected field service

Augmented reality (AR) enhances the way we see, hear and feel by bringing elements of the virtual world into the real world. Many people associate augmented and virtual reality with the gaming industry, but the technology offers far more than entertainment for a niche group.

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IoT platforms can expose the data needed to augment realities and generate real value for industrial enterprises

Mike Campbell is the general manager of the ThingWorx business at PTC. The company has recently launched ThingWorx 8, which is a purpose-built platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) that enables you to quickly build and deploy new apps and augmented reality (AR) experiences.

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PTC named Industrial IoT Company of the Year and IoT Innovative Product of the Year vendor

PTC, has received the 2017 Compass Intelligence Awards for Industrial Internet of Things Company of the Year (IIoT) and IoT Innovative Product of the Year Vendor for the Consumer Market for its ThingWorx® Studio augmented reality (AR) solution.

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