PTC has unveiled its Reality Lab, a test centre led by researchers who will create applications that leverage augmented, virtual, mixed, and physical realities with the purpose of improving people’s interactions with their physical environments.
PTC announced from PTC Forum Europe in Stuttgart, Germany, the launch of the ThingWorx® Asset Advisor app for service to accelerate its customers’ service transformation initiatives. ThingWorx® Asset Advisor for service enables remote monitoring and servicing of assets deployed in the field.
PTC, announced that its partner program continues to show momentum, with more than half of partners experiencing double-digit growth in the last year. Over the past three years, the number of PTC partners has grown by 45%, today totalling approximately 1,150 companies worldwide.
PTC announced that its CEO Jim Heppelmann has co-authored with Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter an article that defines the business implications of augmented reality (AR) and explores how AR is creating value in industrial settings today.
PTC announced that Bell and Howell has selected the ThingWorx® industrial innovation platform to transform its service organisation by enabling remote monitoring and service of its connected industrial mechatronic machines.
PTC has been named Best-in-Class for IoT Platforms for Rapid Deployment by the CXP Group. The PAC INNOVATION RADAR “IoT Platforms in Europe 2017” is the first study to evaluate IoT platforms in four different segments for specific applications. [Companies are evaluated based on several criteria that can be classified into two main categories, Competence and Relative Market Strength.]
PTC, the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) and Deloitte announced the opening of the Connected Factory, an Industry 4.0 exploration facility, located at the AMRC’s Factory 2050, Sheffield.
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.
PTC announced the upcoming release of the newest version of its award-winning Vuforia® platform for AR development, Vuforia 7. Vuforia 7 will introduce major advancements in the ability to attach digital content to more types of objects and environments, and a new capability for delivering enhanced AR experiences on a wide range of handheld devices.
PTC announced from Microsoft Ignite that it is working to create enterprise mixed reality (MR) experiences with Microsoft HoloLens. PTC and Microsoft will jointly work to help customers leverage the ThingWorx Studio MR authoring and publishing tool as a preferred way to build hands-free MR experiences for HoloLens.