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Augmented Reality &
Robotics Process Automation (RPA)


Cronos Leuven
Gaston Geenslaan 11/B4
3001 Leuven


Thursday, November 28, 2019

17:45 - 21:30








What’s up with Augmented Reality.

Bert Waltniel // Bazookas

Unlike virtual reality, where a complete virtual world is created, augmented reality is a kind of extension of reality through technology. Meanwhile, AR has also been on a serious advance since the arrival of ARKit and ARCore.

The phenomenon of virtual reality is just as hype and with the introduction of the Oculus Rift several companies have also started using VR for their business. Already  in 2014, Volvo launched the test drive without a car using an Oculus Rift. The car manufacturer put the headlines together with Google to find out how they could simulate the best experience of a test drive, without actually using the car.

"It is a matter of thinking 'out of the box'. If you can create an almost-real experience, you give the consumer a unique experience that can be decisive for a purchase decision "

Augmented Reality has already had its influence in the business world. For example, Vuzix already worked with Airbus to make the process of building an Airbus more efficient through Smart Glasses. When wearing these Smart Glasses, relevant information is displayed when installing the cabin. They also enable the wearer to work very precisely when it comes to placement.

The following topics will be discussed

  • What is Augmented Reality?

  • Why should we need it?

  • AR hardware vs. Mobile AR

  • Platform comparison ARCore vs ARkit

  • Possibilities now vs future

  • Use cases

  • Success stories



Robotics Process Automation: a hype or proven technology

Mathias Fransen & Arnout De Vis // RoboRana

Tired of repetitive and manual tasks in your organization? Need more hands to process high volume transactions across various applications? Ever heard of a virtual workforce that can take over these repetitive actions? In this inspiring session, we will introduce the Robotics Process Automation (or RPA) technology with its facts & myths and prove that the technology is mature and irreplaceable for the digitalization of the workforce. We will also prove the power of intelligent automation by combining RPA with AI technology like chatbots and intelligent OCR.





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