Volkswagen is issuing AR glasses as commonplace manufacturing unit gear
Following a profitable three-month pilot program at its Wolfsburg plant, Volkswagen introduced on Tuesday that it’ll start issuing 3D sensible glasses to its plant logistics personnel. These glasses, which show info like bin places and half numbers instantly within the consumer’s line of sight, ought to assist velocity up order choosing. That’s, they will inform plant staff if the elements they’re holding are the elements they really want. And to maintain the method as palms-free as potential, a digital camera embedded within the specs will double as a barcode scanner.
“Digitalization is turning into more and more essential in manufacturing,” Reinhard de Vries, Head of Plant Logistics at Wolfsburg, stated in a press release. “The 3D sensible glasses take cooperation between people and methods to a brand new degree.” At present solely 30 or so staff have chosen to make use of the elective headsets, nevertheless, the corporate stays assured that different staff and divisions will go for them as soon as they see the advantages that they supply.
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