PTC Invites You to Use Vuforia Chalk for Free Amidst COVID-19 Crisis
PTC’s remote assistance product, Vuforia Chalk, leverages augmented reality (AR) to enable offsite and on-site employees to collaborate.
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March 27, 2020
Adapting to a new way of working remotely can be especially challenging for industrial companies. Considering the current environment and the related COVID-19 pandemic, PTC says it would like to help.
PTC’s remote assistance product, Vuforia Chalk, leverages augmented reality (AR) to enable offsite and on-site employees to collaborate in the operation, maintenance and repair of all kinds of products. It’s like Facetime, with AR superpowers for industrial settings, and it’s as easy to set up and use. To help during this crisis, we're making Chalk available for free, with no obligations.
Vuforia Chalk delivers a communication experience enabled by the Vuforia AR Platform and Apple’s ARKit technology. It allows people in different locations to share a live view of the same environment, and draw simple annotations called Chalk Marks. Chalk Marks appear anchored to objects and surfaces in the environment, as if drawn on the objects and surfaces themselves.
The Vuforia Chalk app can be used for a wide variety of tasks by people of all ages. Vuforia Chalk cane used by businesses to increase the effectiveness of field technicians.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.
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