Illumination

Insights and trends on augmented reality and advanced manufacturing technology
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2May2019

What Does AR Technology Have to Do With ALCOA+ Data Standards?

For manufacturing professionals, quality and consistency are paramount. In today’s manufacturing environment, there’s no room for assumptions: creating and monitoring meaningful, precise and verifiable metrics is essential.

While virtually all manufacturers are gathering data on a day-to-day basis, the quality of the captured data varies dramatically. And because that data isn’t always reliable, it’s subsequently not useful.

Fortunately, the ALCOA+ framework outlines a specific set of principles designed specifically to ensure data integrity.

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17December2018

Highlights from 2018: OPS Solutions Year in Review

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2018 was a fantastic year for us at OPS Solutions, and for augmented reality (AR) as a whole.

As more businesses around the world realize the power of AR, our team has done a fantastic job establishing OPS Solutions as a leading provider of enterprise AR solutions.

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15November2018

Lean Best Practices & The Role of AR as a Lean Manufacturing Tool

As a lean practitioner of many years, I have had the privilege of applying lean concepts in many different businesses including project engineering, repetitive manufacturing, process manufacturing and even in a sales capacity. I’ve had to apply lean principles in areas where the cycle times ranged from seconds to days, which allowed me to apply lean manufacturing tools in very different ways.

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5November2018

OPS Solutions Travels to India on Automation Alley Trade Mission

As one of the fastest growing enterprise AR companies, we have taken root not just in the United States, but in other regions of the world where manufacturing is strong.

After a successful MEDC-sponsored trade mission to China in July 2017, we knew our company had to take advantage of the opportunity again this year. With several different regions to choose from globally, we ultimately landed on India–one of the world’s fastest growing economies, and a country from which we receive a high level of interest in Light Guide Systems.

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5September2018

OPS Solutions Launches Light Guide Stratus in Partnership with HP

Today’s rapidly changing technology landscape demands constant innovation, and we could not be more proud of our team’s relentless focus on continuous improvement.

In 2005, we figured out a way to use augmented reality to help manufacturers drive operational processes with precision and speed and have been harnessing the power of AR technology ever since.

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26July2018

Working with Light Guide Systems: Our Team Shares Their Own Enterprise AR Case Studies

Here at OPS Solutions, we’re constantly thinking about new ways of using augmented reality to overcome complex operational challenges.

In working with world-class manufacturers across a wide variety of industries, each member of our team has had the opportunity to work on rewarding projects that have made a profound impact on our company and clients.

In this post, they recall some of their shining moments and share case study-worthy examples of how we’re using practical AR technology to drive innovation in manufacturing facilities around the world.

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