Augmented reality gets a second life in manufacturing

The ungraceful death of the consumer version of Google Glass in 2015 may have had some grieving the early death of augmented reality. But the technology is being resurrected by companies on the manufacturing floor. 

Take for example Lockheed Martin. Technicians at the aerospace manufacturer use Microsoft’s Hololens headset to design and examine models of spacecraft such as the Mars lander ahead of it’s 2018 mission.  

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Technicians at Lockheed Martin’s Collaborative Human Immersive Lab in Colorado examine a model of the Mars lander using Micorsoft’s Hololens augmented reality headsets. 

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from Computerworld News http://www.computerworld.com/article/3184644/virtual-reality/augmented-reality-gets-a-second-life-in-manufacturing.html#tk.rss_news
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