HoloLens is giving a big lift to this elevator service company
Microsoft's HoloLens is already making a big impact in the business sector, with Thyssenkrupp Elevator announcing plans to put thousands of the headsets to work with its elevator service technicians. Thyssenkrupp has already seen HoloLens help to increase dramatically safety and efficiency in its tests, and the company plans to bring these gains to more than 24,000 of its technicians across the globe.
As shown in the video above, some of the unique applications enabled by HoloLens for technicians — like visualizing and interacting with a virtual model of the elevator ahead of time — are incredibly cool. Moreover, Thyssenkrupp's plans for the HoloLens are just an enticing taste of the ways the augmented reality headset could be used by a whole host of businesses and industries to innovate and improve productivity.
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By Jez Corden
Such a demonstration of use case.