IoT and 4G/5G distributor Westbase.io has inked a new European distribution agreement with RealWear which it claims will meet growing demand for augmented reality and wearable solutions.
The agreement will expand Westbase.io's portfolio and enable its channel partners to expand their connected worker offerings across the UK, Benelux, the Nordics and the wider European market.
With more than 30 years of experience, Westbase.io claims the addition of RealWear builds upon its commitment to embracing the latest technologies for the industry which has accelerated in part due to the pandemic and the need for digital transformation.
"We've been looking at AR tech and its applications in business for a while now; the potential it has for enabling first line workers to be more productive, while maintaining safety at all times, is huge. But there's no doubt that the events of 2020, and their repercussions which will carry through to 2021 and beyond, have considerably accelerated the adoption of this technology across many industries," said Sacha Kakad, managing director for Westbase.io.
RealWear Inc is a global leader of hands-free, head-mounted tablets for digital transformation in industry. The vendor's technology enables industrial workers to receive in-situ information and in-the-field training across sectors including oil and gas, healthcare, insurance and manufacturing.
Its head-mounted address the need to reduce the number of people in close contact with one another. Its solutions are delivered entirely hands-free using remote collaboration and communication to ensure first-line and field workers can benefit from senior or specialist support withour additional personnel being physically present.
RealWear deployments hae increased dramatically across a number of industries due to travel and social distancing restrictions put in place due to the Covid pandemic. Westbase.io claims it is excited to help RealWear expand further.
"Offering benefits that extend beyond addressing social distancing, we are very excited to be adding RealWear to our portfolio. By employing this technology businesses can reduce travel costs significantly while increasing their first-time fix rate, as well as enabling one expert to support multiple workers; all of which play a role in increasing productivity, improving safety, and driving cost savings," added Kakad.
"It's a significant opportunity for Westbase.io and our channel partners to deliver remote solutions which address real-world problems and business advancements. While it allows us to answer direct market demands today, driven by the pandemic, we're even more excited for the wider possibilities and look forward to working with RealWear and our partners to bring their leading range of solutions to businesses across Europe."
To find out more about this exciting new opportunity, learn about the RealWear range or become a reseller partner, please get in touch with Westbase.io now on +44 (0) 1291 437 567, +31 35 799 2290 or [email protected].