Nowadays, new technologies collected under Industry 4.0 are betting on the use of data and the treatment of information to optimize processes. New ways of representation and access to information, as well as connectivity with greater bandwidth and increasing capacities, allow location and distance not to be a handicap, but just a circumstance to solve.
In the field of maintenance, it is estimated that improper performance can entail an over cost of 33%. For example, according to Business Insider, for the automotive industry it is estimated that one minute of inactivity results in losses up to $ 22,000 to OEMs. Therefore, it is essential to study systems or ways to optimize all these resources, since small improvements would bring significant benefits. According to BCG, Industry 4.0 will be able to improve productivity by between 5% and 8%. On the other hand, Mckinsey claims that Augmented Reality is able to improve the effectiveness of maintenance, repairs and safety. The connection between IoT and AR/VR has an enormous potential; while IoT collects valuable data, augmented reality and virtual reality are two of the key technologies in Industry 4.0 for displaying and applying information at the operator level at the heart of the action.
In this context, new trends in AR are born, such as remote assistance and the possibility that both technologies act together and in coordination. The benefits of this union are very wide:
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At Sonovision Spain – Ortec Group we are convinced of the potential and enormous application of this technology, which is why we are strongly committed to its development and implementation.