Augmented Reality glasses

Augmented reality glasses were widely derided when they first entered the consumer market a few years ago, but they have gained increasing acceptance in the manufacturing and logistics sectors – The Loadstar has reported early steps by DHL, among others, to introduce the technology to its warehouses. This fascinating lengthy read in Wired describes how Google went back to the drawing board, after its first iteration of the glasses fell flat, and began building models that were expressly designed for industrial applications. Now, as well as DHL, Boeing, VW and GE “have measured huge gains in productivity and noticeable improvements in quality. What started as pilot projects are now morphing into plans for widespread adoption in these corporations”.

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