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  • Philip Osadebay - Tech Journalist

Mastering an immersive approach using ThinkReality and Sphere

Learning through practical experiences are posing as a challenge in today's remote world. This becomes problematic in high professional settings like operating rooms and battlefields, where learning by exposure could have fatal consequences.

For a while now, Extended Reality (XR) has been accepted as the solution for immersive learning. The Lenovo ThinkReality A3 Smart Glasses, in collaboration with software developers like Sphere, is turning this vision into reality. This partnership has resulted in a training and workflow solution suitable for enterprises. It's ready to tackle demanding challenges across fields such as manufacturing and healthcare.

Alexandra Corey, head of marketing at Sphere, explains that instead of being tied to a desk or screen, users can learn naturally within their physical environment. This enables them to retain information by following guided steps associated with real objects or models.

Augmented Reality's Impact

While virtual reality (VR) experiences might generate consumer excitement, Augmented Reality (AR) offers practical benefits for workflow assistance within enterprises.

The lightweight ThinkReality A3 smart glasses are a game-changer. They are designed to support prolonged use in industrial workspace without disconnecting users from their surroundings. Learning happens in real-time and in the real world, applied directly to the workplace, not a digital replica.

As Corey emphasizes, Sphere is paving the way for collaborative work and in person productivity in remote settings. This is achieved by blending physical space with technological capabilities, offering a dynamic and engaging learning experience compared to traditional methods.

The true strength of this solution lies in its ability to be deployed at scale, uplifting the skills of entire workforces. The ThinkReality and Sphere combination is tailored for this purpose.

Corey explains that customers quickly transition from the proof-of-concept phase to acquiring licenses and additional headsets. Sphere is designed to seamlessly integrate into existing software setups, supported by resources like the Sphere Academy to facilitate further growth.

Infusing XR training tools into corporate environments addresses the needs of a multi-generational workforce during times of rapid economic and technical change. XR bridges the gap, ensuring valuable knowledge is transferred through immersive training and remote expert assistance.

The synergy between the Lenovo ThinkReality A3 smart glasses and Sphere's software application gives customers a competitive edge across various industries and settings.


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