The Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA) and the Digital Twin Consortium have established a strategic relationship to advance the use of augmented reality and digital twin technologies.
The alliance will seek benefits through collaboration, including the exploration of use cases to improve reliability, advance compliance and risk management, reduce maintenance costs, increase productivity, and create more effective training.
The collaboration will:
· Define industry requirements
· Increase the degree to which enabling technology components interoperate
· Align work underway to accelerate adoption of digital twins and augmented reality in many vertical domains and use cases
· Develop proof of value projects and programs, and joint marketing efforts
“Augmented reality and digital twins are an ideal combination as together, they allow users to visualize the invisible,” said Dan Isaacs, CTO, Digital Twin Consortium. “This includes enhancing situational awareness and event intelligence for training in assembly, installation, maintenance, operation, compliance assurance, and safety. For infrastructure projects, this combination enables visibility inside the walls of a building or structure, or the power, connectivity, or water piping and conduits under streets and roadways, and much more.”