Bosch is implementing augmented reality (AR) in technical service training at its 31 support workshops worldwide. Courses developed at its training center in Plochingen, near Stuttgart, will be offered to 3500 global employees to update them on technical developments in vehicle servicing and repair. These accredited courses, to be demonstrated during the Automechanika fair in Read More..
Ubimax, developer of wearables and augmented reality (AR) products, has announced a strategic co-operation with DAQRI, maker of AR glasses. DAQRI, based in Los Angeles and Dublin, is to provide its AR hardware for Ubimax Frontline, an AR software stack. A successful proof of concept trial has been carried out at a Daimler facility in Read More..
Volkswagen has held its first Future Training Forum in Wolfsburg to discuss issues including the digitalization of its vocational training programmes and future learning environments. Conference participants included board members, human resources managers, training experts, Works Council members, young people’s representatives and apprentices, and Volkswagen plans to repeat this exercise each year at different plants. Read More..
Prospective customers at Mercedes-Benz dealerships in Germany can now experience a car in real-time in different configurations: a drive or ride via virtual reality goggles is on offer as part of the sales experience. Those interested in the new A-Class can also configure and specify their car on a 3D augmented reality smartphone or tablet Read More..
Robert Bosch plans to raise its expertise in the field of augmented-reality (AR) technology by acquiring a minority stake in Munich-based AR specialist Reflekt. The German automotive supplier group has worked together with Reflekt for the pastÂ two years, building applications for production, service, training and marketing. Together, they also launchedÂ the first software platform for the Read More..