New AR smart glasses enable collaboration in manufacturing – Metrology and Quality News

Responding to the growing demand for remote assistance technology, Epson has announced the Moverio BT-45C and BT-45CS, a new generation of award-winning Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart glasses designed to support seamless remote collaboration with high quality AR. viewing experience. Specifically designed for mission-critical tasks, such as troubleshooting, maintenance, inspection and training, the new Moverio models support immersive, hands-free collaboration between onsite technicians and remote experts to help improve the efficiency, improve safety and reduce downtime. .

“Field service is undergoing a transformation, with many companies shifting to remote support and embracing immersive AR technology to help improve work efficiency, reduce costs and improve workplace safety” , said Nathan Cheng, Associate Product Manager, Augmented Reality, Epson America, Inc. “As a pioneer in the AR space with over 10 years of innovation, the latest Moverio platform delivers advanced image quality in a binocular display with improved performance and portability to deliver a more immersive viewing experience and shared to today’s remote workforce.

Compatible with a wide range of collaboration and remote assistance software, the Moverio BT-45C and BT-45CS feature the all-new Si-OLED technology, a proprietary optical engine and a transparent Full HD display binocular with a field of 34°. of view to seamlessly integrate digital content with the outside world. With the USB-C interface, the BT-45C headphones can connect to a wide range of compatible Android or Windows host devices to support an array of applications. Designed for businesses working in manufacturing, automotive, field service, IT, logistics, construction, and more, the smart glasses are engineered with a strong and rugged design – with high shock and dust resistance – to withstand the most demanding and dynamic working environments. With an adjustable, padded headband and helmet mounting options, the BT-45C and BT-45CS can easily accommodate a variety of workwear styles and frontline helmets for added comfort and flexibility.

A turnkey hardware solution, the Moverio BT-45CS combines a Moverio headset and an intuitive smart controller to help maximize ease of use while working. The 13MP camera on the smart controller gives users the ability to take detailed, up-close shots for increased accuracy. Its easy-to-use touchscreen interface and range of connectivity options help provide convenience and ease of use.

The Moverio BT-45C and BT-45CS support convenient, hands-free, “see what I see” collaboration between on-site technicians and remote experts with a range of features including:

Incredible image quality: Integrated Si-OLED technology, proprietary optical engine and binocular full HD transparent display with 34° field of view create a seamless viewing experience.

Easy Portability: Adjustable, padded headband, plus helmet mounting options, to comfortably fit a variety of frontline workwear.

Robust and durable design: Shock and dust resistant with military grade drop test compliance and IP52 rating.

Flip-up function of the helmet: Allows users to secure an unobstructed field of vision for increased efficiency and safety; ANSI Z87.1 compliant tinted and clear visors can be attached to the helmet for additional eye protection.

Advanced camera: The 8-megapixel center-focus autofocus camera with optimized camera angle accurately captures the user’s point of view, enabling a true “see what I see” experience between the user and the remote expert.

Dynamic friendliness: The headsets are equipped with 9-axis and ambient light sensors, and the BT-45CS controller is equipped with GPS sensors, which allow developers to unlock the full potential of augmented reality via Moverio SDK.

Built-in audio: Built-in speaker and noise-canceling microphone enhance the quality of hands-free communication; can connect external audio devices via the mini audio jack.

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