The benefits to AR applications in the workforce are substantial. Such applications can improve worker safety, streamline workflow processes, and significantly cut company travel costs through remote expertise implementations. As application and platform providers like APX Labs, Ubimax, and Vital Enterprises work alongside device manufacturers like Epson and Vuzix to deliver a wider array of solutions, AR application awareness will continue to grow through successful trials and end user education. Driving the majority of today's AR implementations in industrial industries are larger, multi-national corporations with aggressive R&D budgets and substantial ROI potential.
"As the technology continues to prove its worth, this will lead to the development of additional programs in vertical markets," concludes Eric Abbruzzese, Senior Analyst at ABI Research. "In the near future, AR will show the most value in specialized fields in which workers are distributed over large geographic areas. The hands-free support and communication enablement also makes the technology valuable for workers involved in manual tasks, such as maintenance and construction."
These findings are from ABI Research's Augmented Reality in Field Maintenance and Servicing (https://www.abiresearch.com/market-research/product/1025976-augmented-reality-in-field-maintenance-and/) report.
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