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Learnings from the VRX Europe 2019

29. April, 2019

Softability´s Mikael Bowellan participated in the VRX Europe 2019 in Amsterdam where current situation and future of VR, AR and MR industries were exposed. In this article we are presenting what we learned from the conference and where the industry is going.

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X-Reality is a growing part of business

18. April, 2019

X-Reality technologies belong to the top ten most important technology trends during the next five years. Softability´s Mikko Luukkonen presented in the “Technological breakthrough and possibilities for schools and companies” event why companies should invest X-Reality technologies already now.

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Softability is participating in the IoT Nordic Week on 9.-10. April

5. April, 2019

Internet of Things 2019 conference takes over Kattilahalli in Sörnäinen during 9th and 10th of April 2019! Softability is participating as a one of the partners showcasing X-Reality solutions. If you are interested in how to take advantage of AR, MR or VR in your business, then come and check out our X-Reality demos! Our stand is located in Kattilahalli Main Lounge. See you there!

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XR Roadshow demonstrates the possibilities that X-Reality can offer!

18. March, 2019

XR Roadshow arrives to Myyrmäki! Augmented (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) solutions developed by Softability will be demonstrated at XR Roadshow organized by Helsinki XR Center at Metropolia University of Applied Sciences Myyrmäki campus on Wednesday 20th of March at 10-15. Come to see and experience X-Reality!

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AR trends in 2019

23. January, 2019

Even though last year we saw a lot of activity in utilizing AR it was not its breakthrough year yet. This year will likely not be either but we will nevertheless see a lot of developments in AR/MR software and hardware towards their production use. There have already been sneak peeks on the multiple AR trends in year 2019 and we are excited to see how they evolve this year and how Softability Studio can leverage them for the benefit of our customers.

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VIESTI remote support solution helps manufacturing services

14. December, 2018

Viesti remote support solution uses smart ticketing system. Video and audio communication system brings field workers and experts together all over the world in real-time.

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Softability made an AR application for Tehomet to showcase lighting poles

2. February, 2018

XR Studio has developed an augmented reality (AR) application for Tehomet to present lighting pole products virtually. The mobile application is an interactive AR product catalog that visualizes lighting poles impressively in augmented reality.

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Augmented reality in remote support combined with smart expert portal helps in service and maintenance work

16. January, 2018

Softability’s Sales Manager, Mikko Luukkonen, describes the new ways of using remote support solutions and making use of augmented reality e.g. in the device installation and maintenance work.

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See future VR / AR applications at HUS VR Lab

21. November, 2017

Softability is one of the companies presenting AR/MR solutions at HUS Virtual Reality Laboratory at Biomedicum (4th floor), where you can try future healthcare AR/VR applications. HUS VR Lab is open to public. Welcome!

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VIESTI Remote Support with Video & AR

17. November, 2017

Softability Studio releases a SmARt Remote Support solution called VIESTI at Slush17 in Helsinki Expo Centre on 1st of December. VIESTI is a collaboration and video streaming solution for industry and services companies seeking new ways to connect field workers and experts anywhere in real-time.

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The potential of augmented reality and wearable technology in business

20. September, 2017

Softability hosted a seminar for TeamRobotics netowrk. The seminar consisted of interesting topics including artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and Augmented Reality (AR). Read the brif summary of Softability’s presentation.

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Mikkko Luukkonen, Softability, Microsoft HoloLens

The benefits and challenges of augmented reality for companies

6. July, 2017

Augmented reality offers an abundance of new opportunities for companies, but the deployment of the new technology is also posing challenges, because the equipment is still in the early phases of development. On his blog, Mikko Luukkonen, Sales Manager at Softability, speaks of the benefits and challenges of augmented reality as companies start to adopt this technology.

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Softability launched X-Reality Workshop

21. June, 2017

Softability launched X-Reality Workshop service to help its customers to turn the augmented reality ideas into business opportunities. Softability X-Reality Workshop is a creative way to brainstorm and transform ideas into solutions. The workshop is designed for companies interested in enhancing their business with new technologies.

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Softability - Augmented Reality

AR equipment to aid service and maintenance

11. April, 2017

Augmented reality applications and wearable technology can aid the work of service and maintenance teams in the field in a variety of ways. They can benefit from remote support and receive working instructions on their smart glasses. In addition, AR technology e.g. enables equipment identification, 3D visualization. It also leaves hands free to do the work.

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Vuzix and Hololens devices

Hololens and Vuzix with Unity

30. November, 2016

“Hololens is awesome but Vuzix is practical”. Both can provide text, images, 3D models, sound, voice recognition, augmented reality and gesture recognition (in a different manner). Bluetooth and wireless technology on both device offer connectivity with other devices and the Internet.

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