GlobalFoundries, PTC Announce Adoption of Vuforia AR for Training

Avatar Chelsea Mercer, Analyst Augmented Reality, Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Insight Articles, Software

Following its Q3 earnings call, PTC announced on July 30th that semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries (GF), will begin using its Vuforia augmented reality solutions platform. GF will implement the newly released Vuforia Expert Capture (providing location-specific augmented reality guidance) software for use with AR HMDs such as RealWear’s HMT-1. GF will also be using PTC’s Vuforia Studio (its drag-and-drop authoring environment), … Read More

New Funding Helps RealWear Lead Augmented Reality Strategy Evolution

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, Augmented Reality Intelligence Service, Devices & Technology, Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Head-Mounted Displays, Insight Articles

Augmented reality technology provider RealWear announced on June 1 an $80 million series B financing round, comprised of a combination of equity and debt from investors including Teradyne, Inc., Bose Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, Kopin Corporation, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. According to RealWear, the round will fund future development of new upcoming hardware and software platforms and expansion into new … Read More

Transforming Energy: Shell Commits to RealWear Head-Mounted Display Deployment

Avatar Chelsea Mercer, Analyst Augmented Reality, Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Head-Mounted Displays, Insight Articles

International energy company Royal Dutch Shell has expanded its integration of xR in ongoing operations, with plans to equip workers with AR headsets for use in the field. The headsets will be utilized across the globe to assist on major projects. Shell’s move to adopt RealWear’s HMT 1Z1 device is a digital workflow solution. Shell’s field operators will use the … Read More

Realwear Does Real Work: AR Gains Ground in Enterprise

J.C. Kuang, Analyst J.C. Kuang, Analyst Augmented Reality, China Quarterly VR/AR Headset Forecast & Tracker, Enterprise Transformation, Enterprise xR Intelligence Service, Head-Up Displays, Insight Articles

Realwear has established a new partnership in the form of a pilot program with the State Grid Corporation of China, the world’s largest utilities workforce. The pilot involves the deployment of 200 Realwear HMT-1 headsets to maintenance teams in Shanghai performing hazardous “live-line” maintenance tasks, where the risk of arcing and electrocution is significantly high. Leadership from both companies emphasized … Read More