Lenovo and RealWear Partner to Offer Assisted Reality Solutions for Enterprise Customers | Your money
RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC & VANCOUVER, Wash. – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Aug. August 2021–
Lenovo ™ (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY), a global technology leader, and RealWear, the world’s leading provider of assisted reality solutions for frontline industrial workers, today announced a global collaboration to deliver assisted reality solutions to enterprise customers to offer. The combined technologies and resources of both companies will enable customers to select, deploy and scale appropriate Extended Reality (XR) technologies worldwide.
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Expanded collaboration for the global enterprise XR market
As part of the collaboration, Lenovo has certified the RealWear HMT-1 devices for use on its ThinkReality ™ platform, expanding front-line access to streamlined, hands-free 2D applications. In addition, Lenovo will offer the HMT-1 family of assisted reality wearable devices from RealWear through its global distribution network.
As a cloud and device-independent solution for corporate deployments, ThinkReality ™ is one of the most powerful and flexible enterprise XR software in the world. The platform provides enterprise customers with advanced development and management tools, including a software development kit, content and device management services, enterprise integration, a robust developer portal, and ready-to-use microservices.
ThinkReality also includes turnkey certified solutions for critical XR applications from remote assistance, guided workflow and training to remote data visualization and design collaboration. Customers using devices on the ThinkReality platform have instant access to these popular use cases without spending additional time or money on content development.
With the RealWear HMT-1, Lenovo’s ThinkReality platform now supports a full range of solutions across the XR spectrum. These XR solutions include the “Reality First, Digital Second” experience of assisted reality through the RealWear HMT-1 to the “immersive but not isolating” experience of the new ThinkReality A3 data glasses and the “world-oriented” ThinkReality A6 with transparent ones Lenses, as well as the fully immersive virtual reality (VR) experience with the Lenovo Mirage VRS3 all-in-one VR headset.
The RealWear HMT-1 monocular, the leading rugged, head-worn intelligent wearable, gives industrial workers real-time access to information and expertise while keeping their hands and field of vision free to work. The RealWear device enables employees to use voice commands – even in noisy environments – to collaborate with remote experts or navigate complex workflows to reduce procedural errors. Fully compatible with worker personal protective equipment (PPE) designed specifically for industry and business, RealWear has the only full-shift hot-swap battery in its category.
The RealWear HMT-1 works with hundreds of powerful software applications from RealWear Ready solution partners, each optimized for completely hands-free voice control. That means no scrolling, swiping, hand gestures or typing – just simple voice commands. The HMT-1 can be used for remote video calling with mentors, document navigation, guided workflow, mobile forms and industrial IoT data visualization. The device has more than 200 voice-controlled apps for hundreds of industrial use cases.
“To fulfill ThinkReality’s vision of making it easier than ever to develop, deploy, and manage enterprise XR solutions on a large scale, Lenovo is partnering with a growing ecosystem of hardware and software solution providers,” said Jon Pershke, vice president of Strategy and Emerging Business Development, Lenovo Intelligent Devices Group. “The addition of RealWear’s field-proven monocular device to the ThinkReality platform means we can help an even larger and growing number of enterprise customers equip frontline workers with cutting-edge XR technology that improves work safety and enables unparalleled driving performance. ROI. “
“Our collaboration with Lenovo will provide the frontline workers with a rich, high-performing experience while improving work safety,” said Sanjay Jhawar, Co-Founder and President of RealWear. “We are excited to bring the benefits of HMT-1 assisted reality solutions to Lenovo’s corporate customers worldwide by leveraging a strong ecosystem of collaboration and productivity software tools for digital transformation. In addition, we look forward to expanding our collaboration with Lenovo to include a number of end-user experience initiatives in the future. “
Powerful support and service ecosystem
Lenovo serves enterprise customers in 180 markets worldwide. The company’s focus on quality and safety is why Lenovo has been a trusted supplier to business customers and local / national government agencies around the world since 2005. In 2019, more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies worldwide purchased technology products from Lenovo.
The ThinkReality platform and devices are powered by Lenovo Integrated Solution Services (LISS), an end-to-end global service program that supports the relevant hardware, software, and services to provide an advanced level of care throughout a solution’s lifecycle to offer.
Contact your local Lenovo or RealWear sales representative to learn more.
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a Fortune Global 500 company with $ 60 billion sales serving customers in 180 markets worldwide. Focused on the bold vision of bringing smarter technology to all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and support (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day, and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable business digital society for everyone and everywhere. To learn more, visit https://www.lenovo.com and read the latest news on our StoryHub.
RealWear® is the world’s leading provider of portable assisted reality solutions that engage, empower and improve modern industrial workers at the forefront to perform work tasks more safely, efficiently and precisely. RealWear gives these employees real-time access to information and expertise while keeping their hands and field of vision free to work. Employees use voice commands – even in noisy environments – to collaborate with remote experts or navigate workflows. RealWear is fully compatible with the worker PPE designed specifically for industry and business and has the only all-shift battery. RealWear has been field-tested with world-class customers like Shell, Goodyear, Mars, Colgate-Palmolive and BMW, who have used it to improve work safety while delivering an unprecedented ROI.
RealWear is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington in the United States, with local offices in the UK, Singapore, Germany, Australia, the Netherlands and Korea and a new customer experience center in Dubai. RealWear’s leading position was further strengthened with triple (3-fold) growth in 2020. The company has supplied wearable devices to more than 3,000 unique enterprise customers worldwide in a number of industries including energy, manufacturing, food and beverage, automotive, and telecommunications.
More information is available at www.realwear.com.
LENOVO and THINKREALITY are trademarks of Lenovo. REALWEAR and HMT-1 are trademarks of RealWear Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. © 2020, Lenovo Group Limited.
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