Design Interactive releases Remote Collaboration Video Calling

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Used with AUGMENTOR, Design Interactive’s training solution for fleet maintenance personnel, RCVC connects technicians to expert sources and access to procedures in real time. (Courtesy: DESIGN INTERACTIVE)

ORLANDO, Fla. — Design Interactive, a family owned and operated provider of augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) training solutions for fleet maintenance personnel, vendors and OEMs, has released Remote Collaboration Video Calling (RCVC).

Used with AUGMENTOR, Design Interactive’s training solution for fleet maintenance personnel, RCVC connects technicians to expert sources and access to procedures in real time.

“With our Remote Collaboration Video Calling, technicians now have the ability when they are working on a truck to contact other technicians or experts and simultaneously see the procedures they need to execute in real time,” said Matt Johnston, division head, Commercial Solutions at Design Interactive. “With this new capability, the AUGMENTOR platform becomes a highly interactive device that speeds up the technician’s ability to solve a problem or complete a repair correctly.”

With RCVC technicians are instantly connected to several sources.

From other technicians, managers and training personnel, techs now have access to procedures, OEM and/or manufacturer’s technical center.  Also, while on a call, technicians can access procedures they need to execute repairs in real time.

Johnston said for suppliers gone are the days where you physically need to go to a facility to solve a problem.

“Remote Collaboration Video Calling can be used to provide training modules, and document advice,” he said. “Enterprises can also use the system to manage multiple calls or to follow up if call volume is high. Utilizing augmented reality, video- and computer-based technologies, technicians can be effectively trained regardless of their environment.  Allowing for consistent training as well as shorter repair and diagnostic times.”

AUGMENTOR also features a web portal for creating, editing and distributing training modules to Android, iOS, and the HoloLens quickly and effectively across multiple locations.

The new Remote Collaboration Video Calling feature for AUGMENTOR is now available on mobile devices and in the AUGMENTOR web portal, and a version for HoloLens headsets will be released in the in first quarter of 2020.

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