AR Applications

alcoa-data-standards
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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lean manufacturing
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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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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1June2018

A New Type of Pick-to-Light Solution for Part Kitting

pick-to-light technology

Our team is continually identifying new ways our practical AR technology can be used to solve common manufacturing challenges, including the ability to improve part kitting processes for increased accuracy, efficiency and quality.

While every step within a manufacturing sequence is critically important, ensuring operators have the right parts—at the right time—is foundational to ensuring every other step in the process can be completed seamlessly.

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1May2018

Identifying The Best Enterprise AR Tool for Your Organization

In the manufacturing industry, timing is everything.

New integrated tools and advanced technologies are constantly being introduced on factory floors to improve efficiency, quality and flexibility at a faster pace than ever. Manufacturers must apply Industry 4.0 technologies rapidly in order to maintain true competitiveness to others in the marketplace.

As a result of rising demand for advanced tools and technologies, the Industry 4.0 sector is in a continuous state of rapid evolution, with augmented reality leading the charge. But despite proven success and rising rates of adoption, many manufacturing organizations are still wondering:

“What is the best enterprise AR tool?”

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