April 26, 2019 – Dynabook Americas, Inc. (formerly Toshiba America Client Solutions, Inc.), has announced the North American availability of the Ubimax Frontline application suite for the dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses. Ubimax’ Frontline application suite is optimized for the dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses to deliver frontline workers in manufacturing, logistics, field service and remote support use cases an end-to-end AR solution with Task Flow capabilities. The combined AR smart glasses solution features a Windows 10 Pro environment and offers an on premise server option for enterprise-grade security, according to the company.
“Since launching the dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses last year, we have sought out and formed strategic alliances with innovative organizations to maximize the impact of our AR solution to large enterprises,” said Phillip Osako, Vice President, Marketing and Engineering at Dynabook Americas, Inc. “Combining the Ubimax Frontline application suite with our dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses results in a powerful Windows-based tool that can seamlessly and securely integrate into any enterprise environment and improve the efficiency and productivity of their workers.”
Percy Stocker, President of Ubimax, Inc., commented: “It is great working with Dynabook, a reliable and committed partner which has such a great heritage in the laptop space and really knows how to service enterprise customers with high quality products”. Stocker added, “The dynaEdge device with its Windows-based operating system addresses the need of all security concerned enterprises, especially in the aerospace and defense sector, that believe the other non-Windows based devices pose too much of a security threat.”
The Frontline application suite is the company’s first set of software solutions to be ported over to a Microsoft Windows environment and includes the following solutions:
- xPick – Allows for hands-free order picking while simultaneously helping to reduce the number of picking errors. xPick features optional modules for weight checks, barcode scans, localization, and voice confirmations;
- xMake – Is a “make-by-vision” solution for manufacturing, assembly line support and quality assurance. This software plus the dynaEdge AR smart glasses eliminate the need for static step-by-step assembly and quality assurance procedures;
- xInspect – Is an inspection solution targeting all kinds of service & maintenance processes in various industries. xInspect helps to free-up a technician’s hands by providing necessary information in the display of the smart glasses;
- xAssist – Is a remote service and maintenance solution for enterprises and organizations to help speed up reaction times with interactive video sharing, and help reduce travel costs for experts.
Designed for enterprise customers, dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses provide Step-by-Step Instructions, Document Viewing, Live Video Calls, See-What-I-See, Photo/Video Capture, Alerts/Messaging, making them suited to a variety of uses cases, including Maintenance, Remote Expert, Manufacturing, QA Inspection & Audit, Logistics, Training and Knowledge Transfer. The dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses have a starting price point of USD $1,899.99.
Dynabook also recently announced the availability of its Developer’s Kits for customers or application developers looking to design specialized software for the smart glasses. The company will offer Developer’s Kits with two different configurations – ‘Basic’ and ‘Performance’ to best meet a variety of industrial applications – with pricing starting at USD $2,399.99.
Dynabook has been demonstrating the Ubimax Frontline applications on its AR smart glasses at the service and support conference ‘Field Services 2019’ this week in Palm Desert, California, USA.
Video credit: Dynabook/YouTube
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