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ARC’s Mark Sen Gupta recently interviewed ABB's Matilda Steiner-Arvidsson about the challenges of operator procedures, customer expectations, keeping pace with trends, and how ABB’s Ability Augmented Field Procedures solution addresses all of these.
The lockdowns around the world helped slow the spread of COVID-19, but the reduction in personal transportation and the industrial shutdowns resulted in a temporary reduction of fossil energy with corresponding reductions in air pollution and carbon emissions. Will this change the future of the electric grid?
COVID-19 is testing the integrity of business continuity plans. How quickly an enterprise recovers from the pandemic will reveal the competitive advantage achieved through the digitalization of operations management.
Chris Cunnane and Sharada Prahladrao — Technology Trends
In an inhouse interview, ARC’s Chris Cunnane, Research Director, and Inderpreet (Preet) Shoker, Senior Analyst, discussed augmented reality (AR); the differences between augmented reality, virtual reality (VR), and mixed reality (MR).
Peter Reynolds and Shruti Satyan — Industry Trends