MIT Horizon Webinar: "The Impact of AR on Industry,” Jan. 30, 2020 | MIT J-WEL

MIT Horizon Webinar: "The Impact of AR on Industry,” Jan. 30, 2020

MITx Horizon webinar |  Online 

Andy Lowery, CEO and co-founder of RealWear, will take us through industrial applications of Augmented Reality (AR) as a follow-up to his MIT Horizon podcast. We’ll go deep into recent case studies to better understand the business impact of real-time knowledge transfer via voice-controlled wearable AR devices. The second half of the presentation will be live Q&A with Andy.

About the Speaker: Andy Lowery is co-founder and CEO of RealWear®, the leading maker of the award-winning HMT hands-free head-mounted computers for industry. He has served at the forefront of engineering and operational management in some of the world’s most demanding industrial, defense and manufacturing environments, making him an authority on the application of technology in industry. Prior to RealWear, Andy held the position of Chief Engineer for Raytheon’s Electronic Warfare Systems business where, under his leadership, he won the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer competition, a program worth an estimated $8 billion. While at Raytheon, Andy co-founded DAQRI and after receiving funding, served as the President where he led its transformation into a world leading industrial augmented reality hardware and software corporation.

Before joining Raytheon, Andy served as general manager at M/A-COM Technology Solutions, where he led a commercial electronics product line. He is a retired Lieutenant Commander having served 26 years in the U.S. Navy in a variety of active and reserve roles, ending his active service as the Nuclear Reactor Electrical Assistant on board the USS JOHN C STENNIS (CVN-74). Andy graduated with Highest Honors from the University of Illinois with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Andy is a popular and dynamic speaker and expert on augmented reality and wearable devices, and has been quoted in Wall Street Journal, Reuters, TechCrunch and other prestigious journals.

Level: Introductory

Topic: AR


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