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AR/VR Forum: Driving digital innovation with immersive and wearable technology

HOUSTON - The Industrial AR/VR Forum, saw a conglomeration of leading AR/VR innovators and industry application specialists. Unlike typical AR/VR conferences, where leaders from the AR/VR community present advances in this technology, this forum was unique in focusing on the applications to the local Energy & Engineering Industry of Houston.

The event pivoted on driving digital innovation and revolutionizing industrial energy and engineering business with immersive and wearable technology.

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Showcases and demonstrations by companies like Kognitiv spark, realwear, Deloitte Digital, Librestream, HTX Labs, ThridEye, Circuit Stream, DisTI, SNC-Lavalin, Arvizio, ITI VR, MACE Virtual labs highlighted the ongoing and potential applications of AR/VR and XR in advancing business operations and training.

Most of the speakers and their subsequent demos delved into mixed reality strategies and solutions for targeting key industry and business objectives of – reducing equipment downtimes, eliminating expert travels, enhancing knowledge and skills transfer, and empowering field operators with state of the art yet cost-effective hands-on training using AR/VR.

Some presenters emphasized transforming remote inspections and maintenance with AR/VR while some others projected the numerous future applications of augmented reality and wearable technology in driving safe industrial operations. A panel of experts discussed tools for successful implementation of AR/VR/XR strategies, while another speaker discussed challenges to be overcome in the application of immersive technology in the energy industry.

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Editorial Comment
-Adrienne Blume
China is hosting the 19th International Conference and Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG2019) in Shanghai from 1–5 April—an appropriate choice of host country, given China’s increased appetite for natural gas.
EWAnalysis: Canada comes late to LNG; projects and prospects mixed
- Energy Web Atlas
Canada has abundant natural gas resources.
Executive Viewpoint: BHGE developing technology-driven solutions to reduce total cost of ownership
-Alberto Matucci
While BHGE recently won new orders for LNG projects, the company remains committed to differentiating the business, implementing solutions proven in LNG into other applications of the oil and gas value chain.
Industry Trends: Russia and US go head-to-head over EU gas market
-Eugene Gerden
Lower-cost Russian gas will likely continue to dominate the EU market in the coming years, despite the growth in oil prices, to which Russian gas prices are linked.

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