We are partnering up with the Belgian Navy in the development of an innovation project around the use of smart glasses for Real-Time Remote Maintenance Assistance (RTRMA). The goal is to develop a solution to make communication between onboard technicians and remote experts easier when executing maintenance tasks at sea.
Two components are proposed: i) the system for the technician, or maintenance operator, featuring Iristick Z1 smart glasses and a dedicated smartphone app, and ii) the system for the expert, with a dedicated web app. Thanks to the central camera of the smart glasses, the technician streams a video of what they see directly in real-time. The expert can then assist, capture images, annotate and send various documentation back to the onboard technician.
- C. Hamesse, J. Nelis, R. Haelterman and S. Lo Bue, “Lessons Learned and New Research Opportunities in Immersive Technologies for Defence Applications” Sci-Fi IT 2020.