Finally, thanks to VR for smart factories we may understand the design process of certain objects and prototypes, while the creators have the potential to improve worker safety and ergonomics thanks to VR and AR technologies.
Hololens is another device that helps smart factories, helping clients with the solutions in the Mixed Reality format rather than traditional VR and AR. Some of Hololens avid users are Nasa, Dassault Systèmes, Trimble and others which actually develop industrial uses for holographic computing experiences.
And to get back to Ford, representing voices of car manufacturers ready for digital transformation. In virtual manufacturing efforts, people are focused to design a vehicle properly and early on, while digital analysis before any physical builds is done.
According to Garin Gardiner, senior business development manager in manufacturing at Autodesk mixed reality transform work processes with numerous stakeholders. “Mixed reality changes every aspect of how you work with your data, environment, peers and customers’’ Garin compares this tremendous change to the effects that the cloud brought to the increased collaboration. In his words, ‘‘Mixed reality takes this one step further by allowing us to interact directly with the environment in which we’re creating – in 3D.”