Nagarro brings AR capabilities to Nokia-led consortium on ‘Factory in a Box 2.0’

April 1, 2019 – Nagarro, a provider of technology services for breakthrough performance and digital innovation, has announced that it has partnered with Nokia for ‘Factory in a Box 2.0’. The solution will be showcased at Hannover Messe from April 1 – April 5, 2019.

Nokia conceptualized ‘Factory in a Box 1.0’ in 2017 and showcased it at Hannover Messe in 2018. The idea is to support Industry 4.0 / Supply Chain 4.0 agile, modular and flexible production wherever needed. With ‘Factory in a Box 2.0’, Nokia takes forward the concept with the adoption of new technologies such as 3D advanced manufacturing, robotics and augmented reality. The underlying communication infrastructure leverages Nokia’s 5G network capabilities.

Nagarro’s AR solution will enable workers inside ‘Factory in a Box 2.0’ to produce defect free parts and use advanced manufacturing machines. The company states that its AR solution for connected workers provides capabilities such as: step-by-step instructions, hands-free navigation, remote connect with experts and the ability to take notes.

The augmented reality application, which has been built using Skylight, Upskill’s multi-experience AR software platform, allows workers to learn and adapt to customized production on highly sophisticated machines in a short space of time. At Hannover Messe, the solution will be demonstrated on three smart glasses – Glass Enterprise Edition, Realwear HMT-1 and Vuzix M300.

Nagarro consists of more than 5,000 experts across 21 countries, and is part of the global services division of Munich-based Allgeier SE.

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