Case Studies
DB Schenker goes hands-free
DB Schenker uses Glass and software from Picavi to improve order-picking efficiency in their warehouses.
Logistics
DB Schenker, a global supply chain industry leader with more than 140 years of logistics experience, use Glass to improve order-picking in their warehouses.
Picavi is an award-winning and well-recognized full-service provider focused on intralogistics and wearable expertise to Pick-by-Vision solutions.
DB Schenker is a leader in supply chain management and logistics solutions, handling everything from logistics to customized shipping solutions. They use Glass and software from Picavi to improve order-picking in their warehouses. Product and order information appears directly on the Glass display, allowing workers to go hands-free. Watch how they use Glass in the video:
10%
increased efficiency when compared to previous hand-held scanners
(as reported by DB Schenker).
By going hands-free, DB Schenker is able to maximize productivity and minimize error rates. In fact, they were able to increase efficiency by 10% compared to previous hand-held scanners. The smart picking solution is part of DB Schenker’s ongoing innovation to create warehouses of the future, which includes eliminating paper in their warehouse processes.
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Complex assembly, done faster
AGCO uses Glass to reduce production time on low volume, complex assemblies.
Manufacturing
AGCO is a global leader in designing, manufacturing, and distributing agricultural solutions and supports more productive farming through its full line of equipment and related services.
Proceedix is a Software-as-a-Service-based central platform to manage enterprise procedures, work instructions and inspections in an easy way, while making the remote execution paperless and mobile. With Proceedix, operators can execute work instructions and inspection work flows on a PC, smartphone, tablet and on smart eyewear like Glass.
AGCO manufactures complex agricultural machines with the goal of helping make today's farms more productive and more profitable. All AGCO solutions are custom, which can require over 1,000 precise steps to build correctly. Quality is key. By partnering with Proceedix, a digital work instruction and inspection platform, AGCO workers can now perform their work.
25%
reduction in production time on low volume, complex assemblies
(as reported by AGCO).
"Glass really gives our operators the ability to do their jobs faster, smarter, and safer."
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DHL picks new direction
“Vision Picking” helps DHL employees work more efficiently.
Logistics
DHL is the world’s leading logistics company, connecting people in over 220 countries and territories worldwide. Driven by the power of more than 360,000 employees, they deliver integrated services and tailored solutions for managing and transporting letters, goods and information.
Ubimax is the global market leader for industrial augmented reality-based wearable computing solutions. With Ubimax Frontline - the world’s first fully integrated productivity solutions suite for frontline workers – Ubimax is providing hands-free solutions for logistics, manufacturing, field service, and remote support. 10% of Fortune Global 500 companies are already using the Ubimax solutions.
At DHL, there is a supply chain process called ''order picking” where employees fulfill customers’ orders by scanning items from racks before moving them into totes or bins on carts. Using Glass with a partner software solution from Ubimax, pickers now receive all picking instructions directly from Glass, right in their line of sight. With “Vision Picking” freeing their hands of paper instructions, real-time picking instructions, and the scanning function of Glass, pickers can work far more efficiently and comfortably.
15%
greater operational efficiency
on average
(as reported by DHL).
"Glass allows us to pick faster than normal and reduces the amount of errors that can happen. It's quite easy to learn to use. Every piece of information you need is available on one screen."
— DHL associate
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Rewiring productivity
GE partnered with Upskill to build a hands-free Glass solution that helps workers be more productive.
Manufacturing
GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water; delivering green electrons to power the world’s biggest economies and the most remote communities.
Upskill is the market leader in industrial augmented reality software and one of the original Glass Partners. Trusted by many of the world’s largest companies to bring the digital enterprise to the hands-on workforce, our Skylight platform on Glass is used every day to make, move, and service products in the factory, the warehouse, and the field. Recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer and critically acclaimed by numerous analysts and organizations, Upskill works with partners globally to drive the digital workforce transformation.
GE partnered with Upskill to implement the Skylight platform with Glass in warehouses and manufacturing facilities globally. At Renewable Energy in Pensacola, Florida, wiring technicians experienced a 34 percent increase in productivity and meaningful quality improvements while assembling wind turbines using Skylight with Glass.
34%
increased efficiency in top box wiring process
(as reported by Upskill)
"With Upskill, we can support our Brilliant Factory strategy by offering technology that enables workers to be more agile and effective in their jobs, be it in the factory, the warehouse or in the field."
— Ralph Taylor-Smith, Managing Director, GE Ventures
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Being present with patients
Sutter Health uses Glass and a solution built by Augmedix to save doctors time so they can focus on patients.
Healthcare
Sutter Health provides coordinated care to more than 3 million Californians. Their integrated network has created a connected model of care that is delivering coordinated healthcare when, where, and how people need it.
Augmedix is a documentation automation platform powered by human experts and software that frees physicians from computer work and allows them to focus on what matters most: patient care. Augmedix serves 12 of the nation's leading health systems across most clinic-based specialties with an average physician productivity increase of 30%.
Patients should receive their doctors' undivided attention during office visits. By using Glass and a solution built by Augmedix, Sutter Health liberates doctors from the hours of documenting and charting health histories and medical conditions so they can spend more time doing the work they love – taking care of patients.
2 hours
of doctor time saved per day
on average
(as reported by Augmedix)
"In the past, almost a third of my day was spent with my computer; now I spend maybe just two or three minutes per patient using it."
— Dr. Teresa Nauenberg, M.D
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