Forestry services company BID Group develops apps for IoT, AR, remote maintenance, and more. The BID Group specializes in wood processing services. They are a PTC customer and are taking advantage of PTC’s IoT and AR tools to develop tools for their remote services team. Specifically, they are working with Vuforia Chalk to offer realtime assistance to customers wherever they … [Read more...] about PTC and BID Group build new tools for remote and online workers
PTC's LiveWorx conference pulls out all the stops as the company builds an infrastructure of companies, people, and things. PTC has put its chips on IoT and the depth of its commitment was evident at the company’s user conference, LiveWorx held in Boston. The show has grown. In a question and answer session, Jim Heppelmann told press and analysts he reckoned the show drew … [Read more...] about Future forward: PTC declares leadership in IoT
PTC's LiveWorx user conference showcases tools for creating smart connected everything. "We are citizens of the new world,” declared Jim Heppelmann as he opened PTC’s second annual LifeWorx user conference. LiveWorx is PTC’s user conference for all its users and all its products, but the message coming from the keynote stage was primarily about the company’s new direction … [Read more...] about PTC declares itself ready for Industry 4.0 at Liveworx
The PTC pivot into an Internet of Things business is part of a larger redefinition of manufacturing. Today at the PTC LiveWorx 2016 conference, CEO James Heppelmann ended his presentation by introducing a new logo to represent the company. As shown here, the new logo combines the company name (they stopped being “Parametrics Technology Corporation” years ago) with a stylized … [Read more...] about What’s in a logo?
PTC makes the case for merging PLM and the Internet of Things at LiveWorx 2015 Stuttgart. By Tom Lansford Why does a CAD & PLM company invest in the Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, and Augmented Reality? It could be due to a vision of a new "digital twin" where the digital and the real come together, interact, and are - literally - linked together. It is … [Read more...] about In search of the Digital Twin
Its LiveWorx conference on the Internet of Things has 1,000 more attendees than expected. The yottabytes are coming sooner than you think. Today’s factories turn digital prototypes into physical products, says PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann. But what becomes of the virtual model after the real one exists? The physical product never connects back to its digital origins. As envisioned … [Read more...] about PTC is connecting the digital prototype and the physical product