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Webinar: Augmented Reality for ‘in context’ visualisation of IoT data

August 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

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This webinar is an activity of EA’s Applied IoT Engineering Community. See for more information.

Title: Augmented Reality for ‘in context’ visualisation of IoT data

Presenters: Allan Thompson, PTC Technical Manager, LEAP Australia

What you will learn:

  • What is Augmented Reality (AR) and how does it work? How does AR differ from VR?
  • How will AR change the way companies & engineers design, service and operate their smart, connected products?
  • What value does AR bring to Industry 4.0 / IoT strategies for the industrial enterprise?

Description: Developments in Augmented Reality (AR) have transformed the way engineers and developers in industry create, service, and operate their products in the new smart, connected world.  Engineers within the industrial enterprise can now quickly and easily create immersive AR experiences, without requiring any programming or expertise in AR.

Recent developments in hands-free AR headwear, combined with the wealth of IoT data available from smart connected products and systems, are now providing industry with the ability to provide technicians and customers with ‘in context’ visualisation of the digital attributes of their physical assets, in turn triggering huge changes in how they deliver training, servicing and preventive maintenance. The presentation will include examples that show how the use of AR delivers value to the enterprise across sales/marketing, R&D, training and operations teams.

About the presenter: For 19 years, Allan Thompson has worked with companies across Australia & New Zealand, helping them transform the way they develop, design and service their products through Digital Engineering.  During this time, he has worked with thousands of companies in multiple verticals to successfully implement CAD\CAM\CAE, PDM & PLM and more recently, IoT and AR solutions.

When: 12 midday AEST (Sydney) on 29 August 2017. The presentation will last 30 minutes followed by question time.

Where: The presentation is by webinar. After registering you will be sent details of how to logon.

Cost: This presentation is free to members of Engineers Australia (EA), the Australian Computer Society (ACS), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and IEEE. Just provide your membership number during registration for the event. The cost for non-members is $30.

How to register: Please register on the Engineers Australia event system. Note, to register you need to have a free EA ID which you can get on the first screen of the registration page. Take note of your ID number for future events.

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August 29, 2017
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm