Segezha Group tests augmented reality technology in “field” conditions

Segezha Group - the leading international timber industry holding - together with the Inline group tested the software platform IKSAR in combination with industrial AR glasses in real "field" conditions on one of the forestry areas in the area of Vologda.
The key task of testing was to check the applicability and efficiency of using augmented reality devices (AR glasses) and digital manuals to action on the screen of these devices due to the functionality of the software platform IKSAR for regular use of work to set up communication equipment and carrying out logging equipment .

The actions of an employee in AR glasses were to repeat the current process in the company, but using a digital solution that aims to increase the efficiency and labor productivity of employees, as well as increase transparency and reduce the terms of processes.

During the tests, employees put on their standard helmet with monocular and binocular AR glasses with loaded IKSAR software and configured processes.
On the screen of the AR glasses, the employee saw step -by -step operations in accordance with the regulations operating in the company.

Management of the regulations and all actions on arments by the employee carried out voice commands.

When performing operations on AR Glasses, the employee received graphic and text indications to action, sound audio tips for the operations performed, carried out photos and videos of fixing control events and identified incidents, recording voice comments, which are further automatically transformed into the text into the report on the operations performed, He carried out video calls to a remote expert, filled out checks, looked at the documents attached to the process and entered numerical data.
All actions (except video calls) could be performed in offline mode on AR Glasses in IKSAR.

The tests were successful, the high potential for the application of the IKSAR platform was noted to increase the efficiency and speed of operations, transparency, objectivity of the process and results, monitor compliance with safety precautions, increase the reliability of the data received from the “fields”, reduce the number of routine operations to fill out special journals and reporting forms based on the results of operations of "field" employees.

Commenting on test results, innovation director of Inline Group JSC, Igor Gulianskii, thanked colleagues from Segezha Group for high professionalism in the preparation and conduct of testing, as well as for very detailed and structured feedback on IKSAR software. "
A video of the test fragments is also available at the link: