Some providers claim that their customers have already taken advantage of the potential of Virtual (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR) or by using 3D Scanning for their production. But is VR / AR and 3D Scanning truly applied in the manufacturing industry? Can the combination with knowledge management and game techniques make a difference?

Initially developed for gaming and entertainment, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) as well as 3D Scanning are gaining traction in the manufacturing industry. And indeed and if combined with clever knowledge management this technology has the power to improve safety and increase productivity. Practical examples range from streamlined inspections and maintenance, access to expertise and documentation, training and learning, inventory management and assembly, in form of digital guidance or remote assistance.

Topics to be addressed

  • Virtual Reality (VR)
  • Augmented Reality (AR)
  • Knowledge Management
  • 3D Scanning
  • Artificial Intelligence


  • Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Inform. Meysam Minoufekr, Managing Director – Dropslab Technologies S.à.r.l
  • Alexander Osipov, Chief Information Officer – Artec 3D
  • Sneak Preview: A company capable to enhance your working environment with AR


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