Mixed Reality Projects Finding Use in Hard Hat Industries

Published by , March 19, 2018 2:56 pm

(ZDNet) The companies that are really using mixed reality headsets like Microsoft’s Hololens are in industry. Several examples are discussed:
1) The construction company Trimble worked with an California who was presenting the redesign of the abandoned Packard plant in Detroit at the Venice Biennale design festival in Italy.
2) Trimble is working with partners like Caterpillar to put sensors and scanners onto mining equipment to get a detailed 3D view of the mine structure, and the locations of the machinery for monitoring and planning.
3) KPMG’s data and analytics team is using a HoloLens app for data visualisation in the Insights Center in Frankfurt where it presents to groups of corporate executives from its Fortune 500 clients.

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