HP Inc. India announced virtual reality (VR) solutions, assisting businesses to reduce concept to production cycle times, improve training procedures and deliver immersive customer experiences.
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The US-based technology company introduced the world’s first professional wearable VR PC1 – the new HP Z VR Backpack.
“HP is uniting powerful commercial VR solutions to reinvent the future and create a unified portfolio of commercial VR devices, aiming at delivering empowering VR experiences to our customers,” Vickram Bedi, senior director, Personal Systems, HP Inc. India, said.
HP said it will be targeting its commercial VR solutions for businesses in product design, architecture, healthcare, first responder training, automotive and entertainment.
HP has tied up with Intel, NVIDIA, Technicolor, HTC Vive and others for offering the best VR solutions.
The company is investing in immersive virtual and augmented reality technologies to give customers and partners tools for commercial VR use cases. This effort solidifies HP’s long-term commitment to VR and helping customers use VR to reinvigorate their business.
HP Inc will open 13 immersion centers later this year in Palo Alto, Houston, Boise, Fort Collins, Stockholm, London, Paris, Barcelona, Boeblingen, Beijing, Sydney, Tokyo and Singapore. This list does not include India.
HP’s customers can have an immersive experience using HP VR technology and receive consulting and learn how to best deploy VR devices within their business to streamline workflows.
The total automotive AR market is expected to grow at CAGR of 177 percent during the forecast period and reach $5.5 billion in 2022.
ABI Research estimates global smart glasses shipments for automotive industry use will hit 1.7 million in 2022.
“Augmented Reality benefits automotive manufacturers at many stages of a product cycle, including design, prototyping, manufacturing, and marketing,” says Marina Lu, senior analyst at ABI Research. “In design, digital 3D visualization and analysis of body structure and components can save time and resources.”