The supply chain is constantly evolving to meet the new demands of the current ecommerce boom where global ecommerce retail sales look likely to hit $4.5 trillion by 2021 (A 256% growth rate from figures seen in 2014).
Warehouse managers now face the tough challenge of seeking new ways to continuously improve speed and efficiency to meet this ever growing demand.
One emerging technology that has been hitting the headlines over the last few years is Augmented Reality – We’ve seen its innovation in entertainment, providing users with interactive and engaging content to more recently, revolutionising the retail environment, giving customers the option to play with merchant’s products, see how items would fit in a room or on themselves and so much more. AR has opened up a seamlessly endless opportunity to further enhance the customer journey and satisfaction.
More recently, Augmented reality is now emerging as a tool to greatly enhance warehouse operations. –
As a Zebra partner, Pen Mobile is excited to introduce the HD4000 Enterprise Head- Mounted display as the perfect entry into the world of AR.
With the first of its kind rugged HD4000 Enterprise Head-Mounted Display, you can boost task efficiency and accuracy by overlaying the most relevant contextual information over your workers’ real-time field of view. Now, hands and eyes are always free to focus on tasks — instead of interacting with an application on a mobile computer to obtain the same data. Imagine how many additional 100% accurate pick orders warehouse workers can complete every day.
AR enables warehouse staff to vastly improve the efficiency of their fulfillment and operations, managers can send updated information directly to the heads-up display of anyone on the warehouse floor, while the operators themselves can view optimum routes, locations, and status, all through Zebra’s easy hands-free solution.
The HD4000 delivers everything you need in an enterprise-class mobile device accessory. And you get the peace of mind that comes from choosing a product backed by industry leadership — the HD4000 was developed in
collaboration with Six15 Technologies, the leader in innovation in wearable optical displays.