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Monday, June 1 • 22:30 - 23:00
Avatar Partners Presents: US Coast Guard: Improving Readiness and Operational Effectiveness with AR/MR

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The US Coast Guard's (USCG) mission is to ensure maritime safety, security and stewardship. Their 87 ft Marine Protector Class Patrol Boat is a multi-mission class vessel for search and rescue, law enforcement, fishery patrols, drug interdiction, illegal immigrant interdiction and homeland security. To Reduce Labor Burden and Increase Asset Availability of this important Asset, AVATAR Partners developed an Augmented Reality Maintenance Aid (ARMA) using AR/MR simulation and USCG expertise. The use case involved a Complex Engine Maintenance procedure that normally requires the boat to dock and fly in a senior technician for repair. Initial testing proved a novice technician no prior experience with the equipment to complete parts of the complex maintenance procedure successfully. To fulfill the USCG requirement, ARMA provides Maintenance Training on the equipment (Real Environment) or without (Open Space/Virtual), and On-the-Job Step-By-Step Guidance. This presentation will share Challenges Overcome, Lessons Learned and the Path Forward.

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Marlo Brooke

CEO and Founder, AVATAR Partners
Marlo is a technology visionary with a passion for innovating the impossible. Under her leadership for the past 17 years, AVATAR Partners™ continues to support its Customers, Partners and XR Ecosystem Industry with immersive Reality and Virtual Collaboration solutions that Simplify... Read More →
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Robert Taylor

Project Manager, Coast Guard Research and Development Center
Rob Taylor is a project manager in the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center’s C5I (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, and Intelligence) Branch located in New London, CT. For over 20 years, he served in a wide variety of U.S. Coast Guard assignments as... Read More →

Monday June 1, 2020 22:30 - 23:00 UTC
Stage: Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/vrarassociation