PTC Transforming Industrial Operations With Augmented Reality
CIO Review|August 2019
PTC Transforming Industrial Operations With Augmented Reality
The physical and digital worlds were always dis-connected before the advent of IoT. IoT platforms facilitated organizations to bridge the gap between the physical and digital world by collecting and combining data from multiple devices and platforms.
Janifha Evangeline

From factory floors to farmlands, IoT has penetrated into every domain. It has created a data deluge, by connecting the sensors and actuators to the cloud. Therefore, to unlock the true potential of this burgeoning data, a visually efficient medium that is easily scalable and user-friendly is required. Finding such technology is quite a challenge. Augmented Reality is the solution to that challenge and has made it easier to connect the digital and physical world.

Moreover, with the invention of Augmented Reality, it has become easier for developers to integrate digital information with the user’s environment in real-time. In other words, AR is integrating real and computer-based scenes and images to deliver a unified and enhanced view of the world, which is done by overlaying new information on top of the existing environment. However, the industrial companies today are looking for solutions that would help them deliver AR content to transform operations in order to increase business profitability.

Perfectly understanding the requirements and endeavoring to address them, PTC offers Vuforia Studio, one of the most advanced and widely adopted Augmented Reality technology platforms in the industry. Vuforia Studio provides industrial companies with tools to quickly create and widely deliver AR content that transforms operations, facilitates knowledge transfer and improves profitability. Leveraging the richness of 3D and the insights from IoT, the users of this tool can deliver compelling augmented reality experiences to improve efficiencies, build better products and at the same time increase employee productivity.

Vuforia is widely known as the industry leader in the industrial augmented reality through its best in class computer vision technology, robust tracking capabilities and breadth of platform support. Through its drag and drop interface, content creators can rapidly create content in an intuitive visual authoring environment, which in turn helps in the reduction of development costs and complexities. This platform delivers powerful, industrial AR technology that connects the digital and physical workspaces. It enables meaningful, actionable 3D interactions with facilities, processes, and products in the industrial world.

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August 2019