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ABI Research’s AR & mixed reality coverage examines enterprise end applications, services and platforms. We strive to identify, understand, and quantify the technologies, business models, and ecosystem components driving adoption. Central to this is a market purview that goes beyond AR/MR hardware to capture software and service opportunities–in terms of both revenues and, ideally, cost savings– for a cohesive view of the supplier market.

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Augmented Reality in Warehousing and Logistics

This research begins with definition, benefits and key trends of Augmented Reality (AR) technology. As one of the largest verticals for AR glasses shipments and total value chain revenues, logistics greatly benefits from AR in much of the standard workflow, such as pick and pack and remote expertise. More universal AR use cases can also be incredibly useful in various parts of the logistics market. To fully enjoy these benefits, key features for hardware are required to be addressed as well as content and platform development. Proven benefits of AR adoption, creation of value-added services, lower costs, etc., will drive the adoption of AR in logistics, but cultural aspects, operation management, security and others might hamper the growth. Furthermore, automation could lead customers skipping AR-powered workers in favor of worker-replacing autonomy.

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AR Entices Organizations and Enterprises to Venture into Energy and Utilities

1Q 2018

AR’s ability to enhance workers’ safety and protect equipment addresses the priority on safety emphasized by the energy and utilities sector. After factoring capital expenditure and operating expense for implementing AR, return on investment is still expected to be positive and quick for these applications using AR.

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Amazon New App is Leveraging Apple’s Technology to Boost Revenue

4Q 2017

On November 1, 2017, Amazon announced an augmented reality option for its mobile app called “AR view”, which allows users to preview online products within their current environment, such as a home or business. The feature uses the mobile device’s camera and display to show a 3D rendering of products within their space. The customers can move the products around within the camera’s field of view, manipulate it, and get a general idea of what something might look like in their own environment.

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Mixed Reality: What it Means to the Enterprise Market

Augmented Reality (AR) is beginning to cement a place in the technology ecosystem, but Mixed Reality (MR) has yet to see a notable level of understanding, interest, and implementation. This webinar will outline the differences between MR and the other “X” reality markets—augmented, merged, and virtual—and what these differences mean regarding use cases and opportunities surrounding mixed reality in the space.

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