Vital News & Blog

  • Where is Augmented Reality Being Used Today?

    Get a brief overview of what’s driving adoption of Augmented Reality by the manufacturing industry and watch a live demo by Vital CEO Ash Eldritch in this article from Western Digital.
  • Bloomberg Live: Augmented Reality in Industry

    Speaking at Bloomberg Live’s The Value of Data event on September 13th in New York, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Features Editor, Max Chafkin, discusses how industries are putting Augmented Reality to work with Vital Enterprises CEO, Ash Eldritch.
  • Comcast Business: “The Next Industrial Revolution, Powered by AR”

    “Across the U.S., where blue collar work is more prominent, the state of AR isn’t a pipe dream—it’s already fully functional. Manual laborers, especially those who work in manufacturing and out in the field, are utilizing the technology and improving their company’s bottom line.“
  • Vital - Finalists at Mercedes Innovation Challenge 2018

    Last week, we had the honor to participate in one of the nation’s most exciting competitions for innovation and automotive manufacturing - The MBUSI Innovation Challenge - run by Mercedes-Benz U.S. 
  • Augmented Reality in Enterprise Manufacturing

    There are 150 million people in the American workforce. By 2025 it is predicted that 14.4 million of these people will be wearing smart glasses in the workplace (Forrester.com). Despite the marginal success of Google Glass, that means that we’ll be seeing more smart devices in the hands and on the heads of employees around the world.
  • SCM rolls out “Smartech” powered by Vital Enterprises

    We’re excited to announce that SCM, a technological world leader in processing wood, is rolling out smart technology powered by Vital Enterprises. Integration of Vital’s software for smart glasses into the workplace will streamline many of the day-to-day operations overseen by SCM’s clients worldwide.

  • Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and Mixed Reality - What’s the Difference?

    In the last decade, it has been nearly impossible to keep up with the fast-paced growth of technology used in day to day life. As of 2017, 2.32 billion people used smartphones worldwide. Further projections estimate that 36% of the world’s population will use a smartphone by 2018. With the supersonic advancement of this technology, including smartphones, tablets, fitness trackers, cameras, and wearables, we are eager to learn what’s next?
  • Study Finds Enterprises to Gain New Efficiencies Through Smart Glasses Adoption

    Survey Conducted by the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance (AREA) in Partnership With Vital Enterprises Reflects Benefits of Smart Glasses for Enterprise Use
  • Augmented Reality and Assisted Reality on Gartner's Hype Cycle

    Gartner’s famous Hype Cycle for Augmented Reality was recently the subject of analysis in a blog post by Christine Perey in the Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance blog. She brings up several good points, including her concern about Augmented Reality appearing as a single point on the Gartner 2015 Hype Cycle, arguing that this “suggests that Augmented Reality is one technology. I don’t think this was ever the case in the past and it certainly isn’t today.”