Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced that it will begin offering augmented reality software to its customers.
Airbus announced that it will begin selling off-the-shelf applications, including training, remote collaboration, and maintenance solutions.
"HoloLens 2 was born from the inspiration that it is designed for the customer, by the customer," says Alex Kipman, technical fellow at Microsoft, in a statement. "Airbus has long been a strategic partner in the future of mixed reality solutions for an industrial environment and we have learned a lot from them Reality and artificial intelligence. "
Airbus' first customer is Japan Airlines, which received its first Airbus A350 XWB last week. The airline wants to deploy a training program that assists maintenance technicians and cabin crew in their field of view while on the job. In addition, Airbus has published an article in Microsoft's AR headset.
According to the company, the decision to transform Microsoft's AR headset
For example, Airbus cites at 80% reduction in total time spent in design processes by enabling designers to test their work virtually. The company has deployed the holoLens on the manufacturing line, where workers can access job information, as well as instructions and diagrams, while keeping their hands free.