Why VR and AR in the maritime sector?
In the maritime industry, most work tasks are carried out in an environment where training is either expensive or difficult. At the same time, accuracy and safety are crucial to both people and products. Virtual reality creates a safe environment to train and learn how to carry out important procedures and stay safe, while you do it.
Augmented- and Mixed Reality can also play a central role in reducing operating costs and improving efficiency. Maintenance tasks are frequently carried out to ensure safety and to ensure that certification requirements are up to standard. For faults being detected, remote assistance is one of the big focus areas for Augmented Reality at the moment. Augmented Reality can heavily reduce the time spent on performing tasks and on documenting their completion.
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Let workers train hazardous tasks in safe virtual environments, and help them understand hazards in their workplace.
Reduce training- and traveling costs, and decrease capital expendeture using AR and VR.
AR and mixed reality assists with maintenance and repair, increasing efficiency and uptime.
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Article | “Virtual and augmented reality for the maritime sector – applications and requirements” (U. F. von Lukas, 2010) via sciencedirect.com