Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance

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The AREA, together with our academic partners, has created a survey to capture your perspectives on educational needs for future graduates. The survey closes 31st July and should take no more than 10 mins to complete.

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AREA Membersoffer pandemic support

As organizations throughout the world cope with the quarantining and work-from-home restrictions necessitated by the global coronavirus pandemic, AREA members are springing into action to help.

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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 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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Training the next workforce: exploring virtual training to prepare for the ‘new normal’

This is an online masterclass. Please use the links below to register your interest. Jul 9 2020

Immersive technologies can contribute to behavioural change and enable better decision making. By integrating immersive platforms and machine learning it is possible to create repeatable, scalable, bespoke and responsive simulations for procedural, safety and soft skills training. Join Digital Catapult at its in-depth virtual masterclass exploring and demonstrating the value of immersive technology for training....

2020 Asia VR & AR Fair & Summit

Guangzhou, China Aug 4-6 2020

In order to further develop the VR&AR industry and allow investors’ a one-stop, advanced facilities purchasing, VR&AR Fair 2020 is expected to cover 30,000 m2 with nearly 180 exhibitors in 2020. To date, more than 150 internationally recognized enterprises have committed to participating in the exhibition, 48% of those returning exhibitors from 2019. Newly registered...

AREA Research Committee Webinar | Mixed AR User Experience Evaluation Methods

This is an online webinar. Please use the links below to register. Aug 12 2020

The AR for Enterprise Alliance (AREA) is the only global membership-funded alliance helping to accelerate the adoption of Enterprise Augmented Reality (AR) by supporting the growth of a comprehensive ecosystem. We support innovative companies that invest in AR technology and who seek knowledge about the tools available, use cases, methods of implementation and return on...

Field Service Palm Springs 2020

California, US Sep 29 2020 - Oct 2 2020

The Conference for Leaders in Customer Success, Service & Support Field Service is where cross-industry service, support, and customer success leaders come together to build world-class operations. With forward-looking content and unique session formats, Field Service is designed to help you achieve service excellence and drive profitability.  

AWE EU 2020

Munich, Germany Oct 15-16 2020

IT’S TIME TO GO SPATIAL! AWE returns to Europe for the fifth year 15-16 October in Munich, Germany. Don’t miss the world’s leading spatial computing (AR/VR/MR) event series, what Forbes calls “the most essential AR+VR conference and expo,” in a unique market. 2,000+ attendees ** 100+ exhibitors ** 125+ speakers ** 100+ sessions Spatial computing...

EWTS 2020

San Diego, US Oct 20-22 2020

The Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit (EWTS) is the longest-running and most comprehensive event dedicated to the business and industrial applications for wearables; including smart glasses and other HMDs, Augmented/Virtual/Mixed Reality, body-worn sensors, wrist wearables, and exoskeletons. What people are saying: “[EWTS] has consolidated its position as the nexus of the growing enterprise XR ecosystem.” –...

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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.

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman Head of Digitally Assisted Assembly - 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

At Proceedix, we are committed to building a strong and active AR ecosystem that delivers effective solutions to enterprises worldwide. Our participation in the AREA will advance that commitment.

Peter Verstraeten
Peter Verstraeten CEO - Proceedix

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.

Siân Rees
Siân Rees VP Product Management - Iristick

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

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