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Lumus Augmented Reality SDK

A post on Nanalyze this week reveals facts about Lumus, their partners in the AR Ecosystem.  There is an emphasis on the rapidly growing AR headset market and Lumus’ possible place within that Read more...


Companies Creating AR Smart Glasses

A recent post on completed a list of 13 smart eye wear companies they believe are set to proliferate in 2017. Atheer (AREA member) are focused on making enterprise-ready wearable Read more...


AR Smart Glasses at CES 2017

Augmented Reality Headsets seemed to be a running theme at CES Las Vegas this year with many companies introducing headsets, designed for business and industrial use, reports PC Mag. Firstly the Read more...


Smartglasses Have Value in Healthcare

A report found on M Health Intelligence dated January 12 2017 states that hospitals and health systems are finding value in smart glasses.  Digital health companies such as Augmedix and Pristine Read more...

Video Highlight

AREA Members at AWE

Smart glasses are increasingly being chosen by the leading industrial companies of the world to drive meaningful outcomes. In this inspirational presentation, real stories will be shared on how businesses are deploying smart glasses into production environments today, alongside the vision of where it all goes from here. Businesses are investing into smart glasses with visions on how it begins to transform the workplace today alongside other industry 4.0 drivers such as industrial IoT, big data analytics, and the connected workers. Ultimately, smart glasses connect the human workforce with the intelligence of machines and data, enabling people to keep pace with the machines.

About the AREA

The Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA) is the only global non-profit, member-based organization dedicated to widespread adoption of interoperable AR-enabled enterprise systems.

Sponsor members as of January 1, 2017 include Atheer, Augmate, The Boeing Company, Bosch, CN2 Technology, Contextere, DAQRI, DIOTA, Electric Power Research Institute, Huawei, iQagent, Lockheed Martin, Newport News Shipbuilding, PEREY Research & Consulting, Six15 Technologies, and Upskill.

The organization provides high-quality, vendor-neutral content and programs. Discover the benefits of joining the AREA by visiting our membership information page. To schedule a meeting, or if you have any questions or feedback, contact us today.

What AREA members are saying…

David Doral

We can identify potential gaps, market niches and opportunities, and explore and develop solutions ahead of our competition in aerospace manufacturing engineering services, as well as other sectors of interest (MRO, airports, defense, etc.).

David Doral, Director of Industry & Manufacturing Engineering

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Case Studies
Augmented Reality in Manufacturing at the Boeing Company - Lessons Learned and Future Directions

This report summarizes problems and solutions identified in “Augmented Reality: Development and Implementation for Manufacturing at Boeing,” by Paul Davies and David Lee, a case study published by the Boeing Company in March 2014.

White Papers
Augmented Reality in the Navy-A Roadmap

 This document, released on 30 September 2015, describes Augmented Reality and use cases in the Navy. It is made available to the public with permission from the author. The Navy Augmented Reality Community (NARC) self-organized with a common passion for AR, and with a desire to work more effectively across NRE boundaries to advance the state of the art. 

Case Studies
Order Picking with Augmented Reality Smartglasses

Although often considered a nuisance, order picking is one of the most important steps in supply chain logistics and warehousing, accounting for approximately 20% of all logistics costs and up to 55% of the total cost of warehousing5 . Moreover, order picking is the last supply chain step before goods are delivered to the customer. Mistakes made in this step cannot be undone internally anymore and thus directly influence the customer’s perceived quality of...