HMS Industrial has demonstrated a range of human-machine interfaces on the Vuzix smart glasses platform.
Vuzix is a supplier of smart glasses and augmented reality technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets.
HMS is provider of industrial networking and remote management solutions.
Together the companies demonstrated HMI solutions on the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses platform at the recent Rockwell Automation Fair.
HMS and Vuzix showcased a hands-free solution running on the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses as a companion device to leverage the HMS Anybus wireless module to operators and maintenance workers at the Rockwell Automation Fair.
Operators and maintenance workers are already required to wear safety goggles and by using the Vuzix M300 users can utilize the high-resolution camera to record video of events and provide photo documentation of issues completed tasks completely hands-free.
HMS, which stands for Hardware Meets Software, connects more than 4 million devices around the world and enable their customers to widen their market and improve their business.
HMS products, solutions and know-how enable industrial hardware to get connected to IoT software. As such, HMS enables the industrial internet of things, which is all about connecting devices.
Paul Boris, COO, Vuzix, says: “From the first majority to the next man in we continue to see the shift in the industry IoT strategy to introduce proven hands-free mobile devices like the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses to machine operators and maintenance workers to provide remote HMI access to equipment in the field.”
Paul Travers, CEO and president, Vuzix, says: “We are excited that the Vuzix M300, a hands-free solution to deliver human machine interface and remote management solutions to operators and maintenance workers was selected by HMS to be introduced to potential customers at the Rockwell Automation Fair.
“With over 3 million connected devices around the world HMS provides Vuzix new opportunities to expand our mobile workers and field maintenance customer base.”