Royal IHC: Augmented Reality for operating hopper dredger

As a technology innovator, Royal IHC is constantly looking to improve its own products.

“We are researching, among other things, the future way of interaction between man and machine. Important principles for this are: user-friendliness, learning curve and cognitive load,” the company said.

By using modern technology such as Augmented Reality, Royal IHC developed an innovative concept for the captain and dredge master.

Furthermore, the results of the Proof of Concept can be seen in this video:

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Although Virtual Reality has been used in the video to simulate the environment, Royal IHC is now ready for a cooperation in a real life Augmented Reality test.

Photo: Royal IHC