Category: Smart Connectivity, AR, & IoT

AR Creating Competitive Advantage for Manufacturers

This is a guest post from our friends over on the PTC blog. This week in Chicago, IoT business and IT leaders from multiple industries came together at Bosch Connected World to share best practices and case studies around connected products, services, and solutions. During the conference, the emerging trend of using augmented reality in manufacturing was explored in…

3 Lenses of The IoT

There’s a lot of buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT) these days and the phrases getting manufactured and tossed around are confusing a lot of my friends. I’m going to take a stab at clearing up some of the confusion and providing some context for the terms that may be showing up in your…

How Smart Connected Operations Help Business

Smart connected operations are transforming companies and changing the way we do business. Imagine if your company was able to take advantage of data that revealed existing and future problems, and allowed your team to make drastic improvements by completing predictive maintenance and service. Business decisions can no longer be reactive. You need to be…

10 Facts to Know About the Internet of Things

It is not too bold to say the Internet of Things (IoT) is just about everywhere. Some even say that IoT will have a greater impact on business and productivity than the introduction of the Internet itself. Whether you embrace it or attempt to look past it, the wave of IoT has already started disrupting many…

Tapping into the IoT for Smarter Solutions in the Beer Industry

What if a bartender knew exactly when one of their kegs was about to tap out just by looking at a volume meter on an app on their phones? Their bar back could switch out the keg before impatient patrons demand more. What if liquor shelves had weight sensors that measured when someone adds or…

Transforming the way you experience NASCAR

In preparation for the LiveWorx 2017 conference in Boston an amazing team of EAC, PTC, and RCR folks worked to create an entirely new experience for NASCAR fans. The experience was unveiled at the entrance of the Xtropolis exhibit hall floor and allowed LiveWorx attendees to interact with an actual RCR race vehicle using augmented…

Security and the Internet of Things (IoT)

The IoT poses unique challenges when it comes to protecting smart, connected devices. Are your smart, connected devices and applications as secure as you need?

Use Connected Manufacturing & Machine Learning to Make Money

In my last blog, Hearing Voices Through Connected Manufacturing & Machine Learning I tried to convey how expensive manufacturing equipment could (and should) be telling you how it’s performing and if it’s going to malfunction. While it seems futuristic and expensive, I’ll attempt to dispel both challenges in this post. One starting point is the reality of…

Smart Connected Manufacturing and Machine Learning

Are you hearing voices? If not, you should be! Well, are you hearing voices? You know, the voices telling you how to make more money, or the whispers of how you can improve your business, or maybe they’re loud and proud notices of problems before they occur. Where would such messages of insight and prosperity…

Prototyping with Augmented Reality

While I’d like to think I’m a good storyteller and an artist, I’m pretty sure I’m not ‘awesome’ at either. That’s one more reason to pay attention to Augmented Reality (AR) these days. As an engineer and a designer, I frequently find myself trying to explain a widget, a feature, or a design to someone….

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