Augmented reality has the potential to revolutionize the way you do business. When implemented correctly, AR can improve efficiencies, decrease errors, and virtually eliminate knowledge gaps by implementing on-demand training. But to be effective, the deployment needs to be executed in a way that fits your needs, serves your objectives, and addresses your concerns. Every enterprise is different, and your AR implementation should reflect this.
With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of the four things you’ll want to consider before working with a partner to integrate AR into your current workflow:
Know your security needs
While technology is the backbone of modern business, it also creates vulnerabilities that can put any company in serious jeopardy. Intellectual property, patents, undisclosed partnerships — with a little corporate espionage or even just a casual slip up, secrets can be exposed that can cost your company everything.
Understandably, a lot of companies have created rules to eliminate these problems before they happen: tape on a laptop camera, no smartphones on the factory floor, etc. But if you’re introducing AR into your enterprise, its new interface possibilities also mean that you’ll need to rethink some of your existing security rules as well as develop new ones to continue protecting your brand. This means rigorous security validation for the AR platform you’re utilizing, including device tracking, remote device management, tracking camera usage, and even end-to-end encryption. Today’s AR solutions are sophisticated enough to meet existing security protocols,…