Unlocking the Potential of Assisted Reality

Manufacturing is an industry in constant evolution. The pursuit of efficiency, productivity, and safety has driven manufacturers to explore cutting-edge technologies. One such innovation, assisted reality, is making waves in the manufacturing sector, revolutionizing the way tasks are accomplished, problems are solved, and knowledge is shared. In this blog post, we’ll dive deep into the […]

Innovation in Manufacturing: Trends for 2024

Innovation in manufacturing

Manufacturing has always been the cornerstone of economic growth and industrialization around the world. As technology advances, many industries have seen tremendous growth over the past few decades in terms of automation and efficiency. While AI was on the list of manufacturing trends for 2023, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Augmented Reality (AR) are set to […]

How Manufacturing Companies Are Using AI and Augmented Reality to Address the Skills Gap

Manufacturing skills gap

Manufacturing is the backbone of many industries and economies, yet it has been facing a skills gap for some time now. As technology continues to advance, manufacturing companies are looking for innovative ways to bridge that gap and keep their processes running efficiently. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Augmented Reality (AR) can be powerful tools in […]

The Hard Truth of Augmented Reality: Enhancing Resources with AI

Technician wearing PPE and smartglasses working on a piece of equipment and having a remote call.

It was a tantalizing vision in 2015: the augmented reality (AR) industry expected to reach a staggering $162 billion in annual revenue by 2020. It was a hype-driven, high-stakes prophecy that had analysts, investors, and industry insiders all brimming with anticipation. But when the dust settled, the reality was a far cry from these optimistic […]

Diving into Augmented Reality: Fundamentals and Real-World Applications

What is AR? One of the most frequently asked questions that we get at NewForge is, “What is augmented reality?”   According to the Oxford dictionary, “augmented reality (AR) is a technology that combines computer-generated images on a screen with the real object or scene that you are looking at.”  To put it simply, augmented reality […]

5 Ways AR Helps the Packaging Industry

Technician wearing PPE and smartglasses working on a piece of equipment and having a remote call.

The success of the packaging industry depends on the smooth functioning of machines and equipment. Augmented Reality (AR) is a great asset to this field, offering numerous benefits that help keep operations running smoothly. From improving safety to boosting customer service, AR is a game-changer for the packaging industry. How AR helps the packaging industry  […]

Why Does AR Work So Well in the Manufacturing and Logistics Space?

Two heavy industry engineers stand in steel metal manufacturing factory, using a digital tablet computer and having a discussion.

Augmented reality (AR) is an increasingly popular technology in the world of manufacturing and logistics. With its ability to superimpose digital images onto physical objects, it can be used to improve safety, reduce costs, and increase productivity in these fields. Read on to learn why AR works so well in the manufacturing and logistics space. […]

How Manufacturing Companies Use Remote Experts for Equipment Repair

Frontline Worker wearing a hardhat and smartglasses while viewing the screen of a piece of equipment

Manufacturing companies need to ensure their equipment runs optimally in order to remain competitive, but repairs and maintenance can be expensive and time-consuming. Fortunately, many of these businesses now have access to a cost-effective solution: remote expert maintenance.  By leveraging the latest technologies to connect with experienced technicians from around the globe, manufacturing companies are […]