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Advantages of Using AR in Industrial Enterprises

Oct-01-2021

By projecting digital information onto the physical world and providing an engaging experience to everyone around, augmented reality (AR) has revolutionized how businesses, especially industrial ones, operate. When businesses are looking for new ways to operate efficiently, augmented reality has proven its worth to be a clear choice for them.

Augmented reality’s main forte is that it can keep its users immersed in the virtual and the real world simultaneously. AR is now being used in various industry verticals and has transformed them ever since. This is one technology that we will recommend if you have an industrial enterprise. Here’s a quick brief of the advantages of using AR in your business.

• Immersive Workforce Training with Zero Risks

It is true that AR boosts workforce training. During these difficult times when remote work is the new normal, AR can amp up the training game. But, how is it done? Let’s find out.

With AR, you can superimpose images or assets on real-life objects that help in better retention than manuals or PPTs. Whether AR wearable, smartphone, or tablet, step-by-step instructions get displayed when the device's camera points to the equipment or machinery you want assistance with. This helps capture their attention for a longer period, enables faster skill adoption, and evokes their critical thinking capabilities. In most industries, the workforce is exposed to hazardous environments, and preparing them for the real job can be quite risky.

By using augmented reality enabled training methods, the new hires get immersive training with reduced risks while operating with heavy machinery and equipment as they get all training instructions overlaid right in front of them. Thus, adopting augmented reality can drastically improve the onboarding experience for new recruits.

• Reduces Pressure on Workforce

The workforce is under constant pressure to fix issues right the first time. A small error while resolving can lead to unplanned downtime and loss of millions to businesses; therefore the pressure your workforce has to deal with is immense. You can solve their issues by using an AR integrated remote assistance platform.

With AR-enabled remote assistance, they get real-time instructions overlaid right before them to solve any uncertain issues with minimal errors. They can also contact an expert anytime and share their physical space and get guidance. This brings down the pressure and workload on them to an extent.

• Productivity Benefits

Without an efficient, productive, and well-informed workforce, your business won’t reach the heights you imagine. Therefore, measures must be taken to retain and improve the skills and performance of your workforce from time to time. Deploying AR technology that gives them access to information on demand and connects them with specialists enhances their performance. Also, with the explicit guidance overlaid to them, your employees are hands-free and can focus on their job and get the tasks done on time.

Augmented reality has just started to transform the industries with its benefits. In the future, you can see more sophisticated use cases and benefits it brings. So, if you are looking to adopt an industrial augmented reality solution, we can help! Send us a mail to support@xrmeet.io or get your hands on our AR platform today and enjoy 14 days of free trial.