AR is transforming the chemical industry

NAVEEN JOSHI | July 31, 2018

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From demonstrations and trainings for the new employees to high-end maintenance and repairs of the deployed machinery, employing AR in the chemical industry is changing the face of management and operations in this segment. A professor at the University of Rochester conducted an experiment, wherein he used an AR platform to demonstrate before students and to make them understand the working of a chemical plant. With cameras, projectors, computers, and a glass pane, the professor transformed simple coffee mugs to 10 cubic meter reactors and popsicle sticks to pipes connecting them.

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