Based on its recent analysis of the European enterprise Augmented Reality (AR) market, Frost & Sullivan recognises RE’FLEKT with the 2018 European Product Leadership Award for its AR platform, REFLEKT ONE.
This Augmented Reality platform transforms printed manuals into visual guides by re-using existing CAD data and content. For enterprise, this has proven to reduce maintenance and repair time by 30 percent due to the increased efficiency offered by AR manuals. Frost & Sullivan recognizes the countless REFLEKT ONE applications in operation at global industry leaders such as Bosch, Daimler, Leybold and more as a major impact for the daily use of Augmented Reality.
“Employing affordable and scalable Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) business solutions, RE’FLEKT’s groundbreaking, human-centric ecosystem allows various industries to leverage their knowledge to create customized AR and MR applications,” said industry analyst, Srividhya Murali. “These applications guide technicians through inspection procedures while simultaneously supporting real-time data collection for automated inspection report creation. Furthermore, they simplify repair procedures and significantly reduce errors in service operations.”
“A number of major global players, such as Daimler, have already deployed huge AR projects with our technology. This award confirms the years of dedicated development matches the expectations and success we have seen in the industrial markets,” comments Wolfgang Stelzle, RE’FLEKT CEO and founder. “To date, these cases are the largest enterprise AR cases in operation globally. We are proud that our solution is not only ready for mass adoption but are already improving the modern workplace with scalable results across expanding networks.” processes. To work for an industry leader that accelerates these work-flows with outstanding technology, and are able to support it with proven success, is extremely exciting.” Explains Manolo A. Blanco RE’FLEKT VP Americas Sales.
REFLEKT ONE employs advanced real-object recognition to connect digital content to real-world objects. The company’s collaborations with various global giants such as Audi, BASF, BMW, Bosch, Eon, Hyperloop, Hyundai, and Thyssen Krupp have greatly supported its delivery of best-in-class, tailored solutions and provision of sustainable customer value.
“With three global offices, RE’FLEKT is looking to expand further and make additional improvements to the features and functionality of its solutions. It continues to build its brand equity through strategic communications with partners, investors, and customers all over the world, demonstrating its superior solutions and product benefits,” noted Srividhya Murali. “Overall, its innovation and customer centricity have strengthened its global brand and positioned it as a successful innovator in the enterprise AR market.”
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to a company that has developed a pioneering technology that not only enhances current products but also enables the development of new products and applications. The award recognizes the high market acceptance potential of the recipient’s technology.
Frost & Sullivan Best Practices awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry.