With the ThinkReality A6, Lenovo addresses the growing application of AR in Enterprise
May 15, 2019

At Lenovo Accelerate 2019, the brand showcased the ThinkReality A6, a “heads-up, hands free” Augmented Reality device aimed at enhancing productivity for enterprise workers, as part of a larger, newly announced platform.

The ThinkReality A6 is a lightweight, heads-up, hands free mobile head-worn device that can be used to deploy both simple and complex AR solutions for enterprises looking to enhance the productivity of their workforce. With a weight of 380g (and a 40-degree diagonal field of view with 1080p resolution per eye, the A6 is one of the lightest fully featured AR headsets in its class. Its powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile XR Platform, and the headset features waveguide optics by Lumus inside an Intel Movidius VPU, and will last up to four hours with its 6,800mAh battery.

Of course, the key focus point here is the larger ThinkReality system, a newly launched sub-brand that brings businesses a solutions-based approach comprised of both software and hardware. Potential benefits include the ability for field technicians to receive remote assistance, reducing repair times and eliminating errors as well as improving training quality and offering new ways to collaborate.

The platform shall enable users to pin, interact and collaborate with 3D digital information in the real world, improving their contextual awareness and efficiency. The platform is device and cloud agnostic, making it easy for enterprise customers to adopt and manage AR and VR software applications across multiple operating systems, cloud services, and devices– the AR headset and a software platform.

by Anil George
Avid follower of all things tech. In between his quest for the ultimate gizmo, Anil fiddles with light meters, collects rare books and feeds his fetish for Jap horror movies. As Managing Editor of T3 Middle East for the GCC, Anil oversees content direction across print and digital. He was a CES 2020 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2018, CES 2017, 2016 and 2015. Anil is also the Middle East's first Brand Ambassador for Ashdown Engineering. Reach him at: editor@t3me.com.
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