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VR / AR in manufacturing EU Automation
Developed for gaming and entertainment, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are gaining footing in manufacturing, too — to improve operational safety and increase productivity.

Simulating Reality to Fix Mistakes, Improve Production

Manufacturers have discovered the implications of AR and VR in cutting costs and increasing safety and productivity. But what are the applications?

More than 200 years ago, philosopher Immanuel Kant described "virtual reality" as a reality that exists in our minds and is distinct from the external physical world. Today we use the term differently, but the concept of virtual reality retains Kant’s idea of a world that isn’t tangible, but that our mind can clearly perceive.

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