Product Development Profile: Startup, DAQRI uses Intel to power next-generation Augmented Reality smart helmet for the future of work.
DAQRI, the Augmented Reality company that is transforming the future of work, unveiled the next-generation DAQRI SMART HELMET™ today, powered by the 6th Gen Intel® Core™ m7 processor and Intel® RealSense™ technology.
The helmet is an industrial-grade, human-machine interface that inserts real-time information – including Augmented and Mixed Reality work instructions, safety information, mapping and more – to maximize safety, productivity and well-being for workers in a variety of industrial settings.
DAQRI founder and CEO Brian Mullins gave attendees a first look at the newest product and its capabilities with an on-stage demonstration during Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s CES keynote. DAQRI SMART HELMET has been in the pilot phase with Fortune 100 partners across industries including aerospace, construction, oil & gas and more, and will be available for purchase beginning in Q1 2016.
Core product development features:
- Sixth Gen Intel Core m7 processor
- Intel RealSense technology
- DAQRI INTELLITRACK™ computer vision and navigation technology
- Industrial-grade, 360-degree sensor array with high-definition video
- Thermal vision sensors for predictive maintenance and enhanced worker safety
- 4D Augmented Reality displays offering an industry-leading field of view
- Designed for comfortable, all day wearability
- Live equipment data visualization
- Integration with DAQRI 4D Studio augmented work instruction platform
Powered by the 6th Gen Intel processor, the newest version of the product now has five times the processing power and improved depth sensing capability, making it the most powerful Augmented Reality wearable device on the market.
Product development future
“We have already demonstrated how the use of Augmented Reality hardware and software solves problems for our partners and, with the addition of Intel technology, we are supercharging DAQRI so that we can continue to drive the future of work,” said Mullins.
“The future of smart and connected devices includes Augmented Reality,” said Bridget Karlin, managing director of Intel’s IoT Strategy Office and CTA board member. “The DAQRI SMART HELMET is a great example of integrating advanced human-machine interface into existing devices to make something smart and solve a potential problem.”
DAQRI LLC is the world’s leading enterprise augmented reality company powering the future of work through innovative hardware and software products. Its flagship product, DAQRI SMART HELMET, is improving efficiency and safety for workers on the job and providing unparalleled cost savings for Fortune 500 companies in industrial and manufacturing settings. DAQRI is headquartered in Los Angeles, with an R&D facility in Sunnyvale, CA, and a development center in Dublin, Ireland.
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Source: Business Wire