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.
Digital is increasingly woven into everything we do; from the products we interact with on a daily basis to the services we use. This means organisations need a workforce with technical skills to support our rapidly-growing digital economy.
PTC has announced the appointment of Dr. Corinna Lathan to its board of directors. Dr. Lathan is CEO, co-founder, and board chair of AnthroTronix, Inc., a biomedical engineering research and development company that creates diverse products in robotics, digital health, wearable technology, and augmented reality.
PTC, announced plans to move its global headquarters to 121 Seaport in Boston’s Seaport District. In so doing, PTC will bring more than 1,000 employees and a 30-year heritage of technology innovation to the site of the nation’s first-ever Innovation District.
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.
The IoT M2M Council, with 25,000 members, claimed to be the fastest-growing trade association in IoT, has announced a programme to verify that IoT software platforms comply with the open-source benchmarks it has established.