The Potential for Augmented Reality and Smart Glasses for Training and Apprenticeships
A ground-up introduction to the technology as well as an overview of how Augmented Reality and Smart Glasses can be used to provide a more immersive and effective training experience, resulting in a more memorable experience for the worker, higher rate of knowledge retention, better outcomes and bottom line savings.
Patrick Liddy is a qualified Electrical Engineer BEng, CEM, MIEI from UCD, Dublin and holds a diploma in Business from DIT, Dublin. He brought innovation to the electricity market by founding Activation Energy, an energy efficiency software platform working with large energy users, and following an acquisition by Nasdaq listed EnerNOC in 2014, led the company to be the largest Demand Response company both in the Ireland and the UK.
When Patrick first encountered Augmented Reality (AR) Smart Glasses, he was convinced that the technology will change how industry gets work done. In 2017, re-entered the entrepreneurial space founding UtilityAR, an AR software developer which creates Augmented Reality solutions for Utilities, Industry and other organization who manage large portfolios of physical assets. The company now boasts local and multinational clients in the Data Centre, Pharma and Utility sectors.