PTC Supercharges Vuforia Augmented Reality Platform with New Technology, Acquisition, Customers, and Collaborations
Industrial Sector Moves Quickly to Adopt Vuforia Augmented Reality with Focus on Improving Workforce Productivity and Operational Efficiency
“AR redefines how the enterprise works. Across all industrial use cases
including manufacturing, engineering, service and training, AR is
improving productivity, reducing waste, and increasing worker safety and
compliance. AR empowers organizations to digitally transform their
products, processes, and people,” said
With the theme “The
Augmented Workforce,” AR has been center stage at LiveWorx, the
definitive digital transformation event taking place this week in
PTC continues to push the boundaries with new initiatives around its Vuforia AR business. With these announcements and commitment to the industry, the company continues to be a market leader and provide customers with compelling solutions for accelerating their digital transformation efforts.
Create Step-by-Step AR Instructions to Improve Worker Productivity
with Vuforia Expert Capture
Industrial customers can now use PTC’s Vuforia Expert Capture to quickly and easily create step-by-step instructions when and where they do their work, leveraging
PTC Introduces Vuforia Engine 8.3, the Industry’s First Model-Based
AR Enhanced With AI
With the introduction of Vuforia Engine 8.3, PTC is enhancing 3D AR model targets with artificial intelligence (AI). In addition to providing intuitive AR user interactions, Vuforia Engine 8.3 offers more robust AR experiences by harnessing the power of deep learning to provide advanced target recognition capabilities based on the customer’s 3D CAD model. AI-powered, model-based recognition enables a product or machine to be recognized from difficult angles, even in poor lighting environments – enabling easier, faster, and more accurate user experiences.
PTC Invests in Matterport to Visualize Factories
PTC has invested in and partnered with Matterport, a company that offers immersive 3D technology and spatial capture solutions. By partnering with Matterport, PTC is offering the first AR solution with a focus on factories, plants, and other spaces – and the people who operate them. PTC’s enhanced Vuforia offerings will provide customers the ability to unify their factory data and allow them to visualize and interact with a digital twin (a high-fidelity, up-to-date digital equivalent or proxy of an object, space, or process). The collaborative solution provides customers an easy way to scan their facility and convert it into a usable 3D mesh using a Matterport compatible camera.
PTC Acquires TWNKLS to Help Customers Deploy and Adopt Augmented
PTC recently acquired
Industry Recognition and Momentum Continues
PTC’s Vuforia Experience Platform has been adopted by hundreds of companies worldwide, including
- PTC’s Augmented Reality Solutions
- LiveWorx 2019
- Vuforia Expert Capture
Harvard Business Review: “Why Every Organization Needs an AR Strategy,” authored by PTC CEO Jim Heppelmannand Harvard Professor Michael Porter
The timing of any product release, including any features or functionality, is subject to change at PTC’s discretion.
About PTC (NASDAQ: PTC)
PTC unleashes industrial innovation with award-winning, market-proven solutions that enable companies to differentiate their products and services, improve operational excellence, and increase workforce productivity. With PTC, and its partner ecosystem, manufacturers can capitalize on the promise of today’s new technology to drive digital transformation.
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