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This talk will provide a preview of what can be achieved in the training space with AR Holograms.

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Slipping on a pair of Augmented Reality (AR) specs can give you superpowers in the workplace, superimposing procedural guides and operational data directly where you need it. AR can teach you in minutes all you need to know for complex tasks, such as how to service the nose-wheel of an airplane, how to operate an ultrasound machine to obtain a healthcare diagnosis, or how to check and service a self-driving vehicle - on Mars.

This talk will provide a preview of what can be achieved in the training space with AR Holograms, which offer an enhanced, location-based experience for learners with the promise to get access to expert knowledge faster, better, and - through AR - more engaging than ever before. Better engagement means more effective education and training which translates real social and economic benefits to the market, and perhaps even your market.

About the speakers

Prof Dr Fridolin Wild - Institute of Educational Technology at The Open University
Fridolin is professor at the Institute of Educational Technology of The Open University, also leading the Performance Augmentation Lab (PAL). Fridolin seeks to close the dissociative gap between abstract knowledge and its practical application, researching radically new forms of linking directly from knowing something ‘in principle’ to applying that knowledge ‘in practice’ and speeding its refinement and integration into polished performance.

Endrit Kromidha - WEKIT ECS Ltd
Endrit is entrepreneur, business advisor, and researcher. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 15 years of experience in entrepreneurship platforms, digital technology systems and project management, collaborative innovation solutions, with access to finance to make all this happen. He sees his involvement with augmented reality solutions a part of an innovative and collaborative future that can help not only high-tech industries, but also social entrepreneurship innovation, collaborative industrial design, and personal development for a qualified workforce and society.

Ralf Klamma - WEKIT ECS Ltd
Ralf is CTO at WEKIT ECS, responsible for the DevOps process and data science activities like learning analytics, sensor fusion, and immersive feedback. He has been principal investigator, work package leader, and project coordinator in numerous EU projects and is also a senior researcher within the information systems and databases group at RWTH Aachen University, Germany. He teaches an entrepreneurship class since 2001 after having visited the MIT Sloan School of Management as a NRW entrepreneurship fellow

Brigitta Zics - WEKIT ECS Ltd
Brigitta is the Marketing and Public Relations Manager at WEKIT ECS, in charge of customer relations, business, and grants proposals. She is also Associate Professor of Digital Media at Knowledge Lab, University College London. She has industry experience in serious games and games for health, producing, for example, a series of serious games for Aphasia and Alzheimer patients in collaboration with medical researchers.

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over.

This event is brought to you by: BCS Entrepreneurs specialist group

Webinar: Understanding the role of how Augmented Reality will change your business
Date and time
Tuesday 20 October, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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