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AREA Research Committee Webinar Introduction to Khronos Group Camera API

April 20, 2022
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AR Best PracticeSafety Playbook

This playbook provides the elements necessary to deploy Augmented Reality systems safely.

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ROICalculator

The AREA provides the ‘ROI Calculator’ as a tool to help AREA members understand potential cost savings and other business benefits when deploying AR solutions.

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Wearable Enterprise AR Security Technical Report Summary

This AREA technical report summary introduces the first, comprehensive research into enterprise wearable AR data security risks

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Explore the AREA Startup Membership Today!

The AREA’s Startup Membership offers qualifying organisations the full benefits of a Contributor Membership for just $1500 per year. Learn how you can generate greater awareness of your company, gain access to AREA thought leadership content, network with prospective customers, and more.

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The AREA Augmented Reality Portal!

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.

The Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA) was incorporated in the state of Delaware in December 2013 as a member-driven non-profit organization committed to the global advancement of Augmented Reality technology in enterprise. It emerged out of collaboration between thought leaders and early adopters of AR who share a stake in the successful expansion of a vibrant and healthy AR ecosystem to realize new revenues, cut operational costs, reduce risk to workflow, property and lives, and increase operational successes.

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Pepperl+Fuchs, Iristick and Wideum Remote Assistance Demo and Special Offer Webinar

Webinar May 25 2022

Machine breakdowns, incidents and hazards affect your production output, which can delay shipping schedules, fulfillment, vendor relationships, and customer satisfaction. The challenge for operational plant custodians is to optimize maintenance and inspection efforts to ensure the maximum benefit in terms of risk reduction whilst maintaining a high quality of statutory compliance. To demonstrate a concrete...

Where XR Business Thrives – Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara, CA USA Jun 1-3 2022

Since 2010 over 5000 companies and 60,000 professionals have trusted AWE to connect, learn and grow their business in the XR ecosystem.

METAVERSE EXPO

Seoul, Korea Jun 15-17 2022

About METAVERSE EXPO 2022 Beyond VR, AR and XR, the METAVERSE era has arrived. METAVERSE EXPO 2022 introduces new industries that help connect the super-connected industries such as VR, AR AND XR, as well as METAVERSES.

IoTWeek – Dublin

Dublin, Ireland Jun 20-23 2022

IoT Week 2022 will be held from June 20th to June 23rd at the Croke Park Meetings & Events Dublin, Ireland.

World Class Connected Industry 2022

Frankfurt, Germany Jul 6-7 2022

Europe’s Leading Conference on Industry 4.0 and Digital Twin Technology.

2022 XR Symposium

On-site in Laurel, Maryland Jul 27-28 2022

The third annual XR Symposium will feature APL work that leverages virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) technologies — collectively known as “extended reality” (XR) — to extend the technical capabilities of APL, as well as its sponsors and collaborators.

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The AREA is a thought leadership forum that we’re proud to be part of. Being a Contributor member allows us to engage constructively in industry discussions and receive feedback from other market leaders.

Vivek Aiyer
Vivek Aiyer Founder / Director - Appearition Pty Ltd

Augmenting the human in an industrial setting is of strategic importance to contextere and the AREA is the only organization combining both augmented reality and enterprise interests.

Carl Byers
Carl Byers Chief Strategy Officer - Contextere

Our participation as an AREA charter member offers us options to reduce the barriers to AR adoption across our industry.

Paul Davies
Paul Davies Associate Technical Fellow - Boeing

The world of AR is developing rapidly. It is very difficult for a single institution to stay fully abreast of an exponentially expanding sector. By connecting with the AREA, the AMRC with Boeing and Nuclear AMRC will have access to a single point of resource, enabling us to be better informed, and stay at the forefront of the technology.

The AMRC

When the MTC began exploring AR, the AREA was one of the first websites we found. It was filled with valuable information. If you want to be serious about AR, you have to be in the AREA.

David Varela
David Varela Advanced Visualisation Team Lead - MTC

Being part of an international coalition helps networking and possible future international expansion. AR is currently advancing rapidly and we’re keen to keep up to date on the most recent technological advances. We’re interested to see how companies on the customer side have leveraged AR in their business and to learn more about AR business models to refine our own value proposal. The AREA research and tools are potentially valuable assets for us.

Stereoscape

The AREA unites the AR community with focus on the enterprise sector, in which we see the driver for growth and maturity of XR. We believe that Holo-Light can contribute to that eco-system with expertise in AR software development, engineering use cases and technology enabling the streaming of all XR applications.

Luis Bollinger
Luis Bollinger Co-Founder - Holo-Light

The consolidation of the ecosystem around products, markets and standards has been the hallmark of mass adoption with any new and emerging technology. The AREA has been the torchbearer building the ecosystem required to widely scale augmented reality inside of enterprise. I have personally been part of AREA since the very beginning and now, at RealWear, look forward too many more years of collaboration!

Andy Lowery
Andy Lowery CEO - RealWear

EyeSucceed understands that the AR ecosystem needs to share knowledge to advance the industry and promote adoption. We believe that participating in the AREA gives us the best opportunity to do that.

Jennifer Tong
Jennifer Tong Co-founder - EyeSucceed

At Iristick, we're passionate about creating wearables that truly meet industry needs. By participating in AREA we get the opportunity to work directly with customers and partners enabling us to create the best solution possible.

Johan de Geyter
Johan de Geyter CEO - Iristick

We appreciate all the work, which has already been done in R&D and think that the combination of market insights of all members will bring us closer to mass adoption and rollouts in the enterprise sector.

Luis Bollinger
Luis Bollinger Co-Founder - Holo-Light

At CrossComm, we believe Augmented Reality has the potential to transform how we interact with the world around us, but it will require the collective vision and collaboration of pioneers to determine practical solutions and best practices within this new computing paradigm. The AREA is a community that fosters such collaboration – and we are proud to be working alongside other members to see AR reach its fullest potential.

Don Shin
Don Shin President and CEO - CrossComm

The AREA is the place where we keep abreast of the latest developments and innovations in enterprise AR, from research & development to use cases and business models.

Vivek Aiyer
Vivek Aiyer Founder / Director - Appearition Pty Ltd

At Pison, we believe it’s vital for members of the AR ecosystem to work together to accelerate solutions development. We are excited to partner with global industry leaders to create and deploy the next generation of AR.

Dexter Ang
Dexter Ang CEO - Pison

The activities throughout the year including workinars, committees, podcasts and events are a remarkable platform for all companies with interest in XR, not only giving us the chance to present ourselves, but also shape the future of XR. We see the AREA as a platform, cross-linker and companion in the world of XR and believe that we can achieve much more as a community.

Luis Bollinger
Luis Bollinger Co-Founder - Holo-Light

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