Wearable technology appears to be posing as the next hit in the supply chain industry. Smart glasses offer rich features such as mobile, hands-free picking in addition to a potentially low cost of ownership-benefits that warehouse manager covet.
With companies like Vuzix, who were able to enter market and offer an industrial grade smart glasses solution. Boon Software were quick to ride on the technology and developed the Symphony Smart Glasses Module which offers real-time object recognition, barcode reading, indoor navigation, and seamless integration of information was interfaced directly to the Symphony warehouse management system (WMS).
As a result, the integration of this augmented reality (AR) application will lead to a simplified and improved user experience including increased worker speed, reduction of errors and improved flexibility of core processes by offering a hands-free working experience.