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RealWear Series B News, Connected Worker Insights - Issue #22

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Hands Free. Eyes Forward.
At RealWear, we live by this motto everyday, and everything we do is designed to make your work exponentially easier.

In Issue #22 of our newsletter, we see how workers around the world free their hands with RealWear solutions.

  • Customer success stories shared at RealWear Summit
  • Our Series B will fuel more investment in R&D
  • Hands-free solutions for multiple industries

Keep reading to see what’s next for connected workers.

Real News
Extended Coverage of RealWear Series B
On July 1st, we announced our Series B Funding Round. This brings our total private investment to over $100M. Read the official Press Release and this Letter from CEO Andy Lowery to learn more:
RealWear Is Here To Stay
News of our Series B was shared around the world. We featured many of these stories in Issue #21 of our newsletter, and here are three additional stories on this pivotal event:
RealWear raises $80M from Teradyne, Qualcomm, others for industrial augmented reality headset | GeekWire
Industrial AR Crosses Chasm: RealWear Hits Milestone | IndustryWeek
Could practical applications of virtual and augmented reality be the next big market for Portland startups?
Andy Lowery Featured on The Internet of Things Podcast
Andy Lowery describes his vision for RealWear after announcing our Series B
On July 4th, RealWear CEO Andy Lowery was the featured guest on Stacey Higginbotham’s popular IoT Podcast, which covered the following topics:

  • Why people use head-mounted displays
  • How RealWear’s products differ from other devices on the market
  • What real-time collaboration in the field will mean for the future of industrial work.
Tune in at 42:09 to hear Andy speak:
Podcast: Stacey on IoT | Internet of Things News and Analysis
RealWear Co-Hosts Wearable Computer Ecosystem Summit with Qualcomm
On July 10th and 11, Qualcomm and RealWear co-hosted the 2019 Wearable Computer Ecosystem Summit in Shanghai. Qualcomm and RealWear teamed up to drive scale for the future of wearable computing and lay the groundwork for market proliferation of connected worker solutions.

Here are a few of our favorite pictures from the event.
Members of RealWear and Qualcomm crowd the stage before the event begins
L to R: Michael Zhang, Founder and CEO of RealWear partner ARinChina; Gabriel Guo, Staff Manager Product Marketing at Qualcomm; Anthony Guan, VP of RealWear China
L to R: Bo Li VP Asia Pacific at RealWear, Dave Pannu, Business Leader, APAC at Honeywell, Tawfik Benabdeljalil, Director Program Management at Qualcomm; Brian Hamilton, Chief Business Officer at RealWear; Andy Lowery, CEO of RealWear
Dave Pannu shares the value of RealWear HMT devices within the context of Honeywell Connected Plant: Problem-Free, Hands-Free Field Operations
“The 2019 Wearable Computer Ecosystem Summit is our first global ecosystem partner conference, cohosted by #Qualcomm and #RealWear! With Ecosystem partners from 50+ companies, key customers and investors, the event was a great success and paved our path to build a truly global industrial wearable ecosystem. #GE, #JohnsonControls, #Schneider, # #Honeywell #senstime #ChinaVest、#EAWADA、#因联科技、#AMA、#SoftFoundry、#Sensingtech、#Cisco、#DeltaCygniLabs、#Edlore、#Intoware、#Librestream、#Iconics、#PTC、#Brochesia、#北京新联铁集团股份有限公司、#JMACS、#CARE4D 、#TVU #Networks、#ARinChina、#济成资本 #wearable”
Bo Li on LinkedIn
Productivity You Can Wear
HMT-1 is Productivity You Can Wear
When you work with power generation, dark and stormy nights usually spell trouble.

But with RealWear headsets, Utility workers can get real-time guidance and access any information they might need, instantly.

This is how Utility companies can increase worker productivity during outages and day-to-day maintenance without reducing safety.

RealWear VP of Marketing Matt Firlik discusses these topics in a guest article for Utility Products Magazine.
Productivity You Can Wear | Utility Products Magazine
Watch this short video to see how RealWear can help Utility workers reduce their dependence on paper while keeping the lights on:
Extreme conditions call for RealWear
RealWear Extends Global Reach with New Partners in Mexico
During the course of a non-stop three-day trip in mid-July, we met with 12 customers and 4 of our partners in Mexico, including several of that nation’s largest manufacturers.

We were honored to meet with our partners:

It was a special distinction to attend the Grand Opening Ceremony of the brand new LertaIT headquarters in Mexico City, as well as the headquarters of GrupoSDI in Monterrey.
Ed Riehle (far Left) and Brian Hamilton (back row, second from Right) with Grupo SDI team members in Monterrey
Grupo SDI provides solutions to the Steel, Electronics, Automotive, Food Production industries and beyond across Mexico.
Brian Hamilton (second from Left) and Ed Riehle (third from Left) with LertaIT team and Sergio Gomez, LertaIT General Manager (far Right)
With roots in Aerospace, LertaIT focuses on the development, research and implementation of information technologies to meet the needs of their most demanding customers. 
Expo Day at Startup Autobahn Program 6
RealWear took part in the recent Expo Day at Startup Autobahn Program 6
In Issue 17, we shared the news of RealWear’s selection to Program 6 of Startup Autobahn. RealWear’s Account Executive Christian Effert worked with HPE to develop a 90 day Proof of Concept, and they recently presented their results at Startup Autobahn’s Expo Day in Stuttgart, Germany.
L to R: Karsten Garn, RealWear's Christian Effert, and Bastian Gehring
Startup Autobahn Expo Day by the numbers:

  • 1400 Guests from a wide array of industries
  • 69 Proof of Concepts
  • 100 Speakers
  • 5 Stages
Big thanks to Karsten Garn and Bastian Gehring for assisting Christian at RealWear’s booth during the event, amidst phenomenal interest in HMT-1.
Real Video
RealWear Summit brought our Customers and Partners together for new insights and connections. We shared some of our favorite photos from the event in earlier issues of our newsletter, and now we’re pleased to share the first round of presenter videos from the RealWear Summit main stage.

Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing more of these videos on our YouTube channel. Subscribe to be notified every time we add new content!
Sanjeet Pandit delivers the Qualcomm Smart Cities Keynote at RealWear Summit 2019
Umar Arshad of PTC and DP Prakash of GlobalFoundries discuss their companies' partnership with RealWear
Charlie Neagoy of Librestream discusses the paradigm shift of training industrial workers and shares success stories from several RealWear + Librestream customers
And we continue to release videos featuring RealWear Ready Partners. Enjoy these interviews with Karl Dahlin of Cisco, Jay Kim of Upskill, Bob Blankenship of Iconics, and Mark Fleischer of AMA XpertEye. Plus, see below for an interview with Angelo Stracquatanio III of Apprentice.
Karl Dahlin describes the Cisco RealWear partnership, and what it takes to achieve 1 Day ROI
Jay Kim of Upskill regularly sees productivity improvements of 30% when customers use Upskill solutions with RealWear headsets.
Bob Blankenship of ICONICS outlines the results their customers see when they pair ICONICS IoT solutions with RealWear devices.
Mark Fleischer discusses ROI in the FMCG sector using AMA XpertEye solutions with RealWear HMT-1
Real Social
Linde Engineering Uses Oculavis and HMT-1
#remotesupport for chemical plants with @LindEngineering's remote expert app #lindego powered by #oculavis and @realwearinc 🏭👨‍🔧👩‍🔬
1:18 PM - 15 Jul 2019
Linde Engineering has a new Remote Mentor Solution - LindeGO. When RealWear HMT-1 is combined with software from Oculavis, technicians in chemical plants can get real-time support whenever they need it, anywhere in the world. Learn more about LindeGO here:
LindeGO | Linde Engineering
Improve Pharmaceutical Manufacturing with HMT
Pritzker Group VC
Great demonstration of how @apprentice_io + @realwearinc helps pharmaceutical companies get drugs to market faster and with higher reliability. @angelostracq
1:36 PM - 15 Jul 2019
Angelo Stracquatanio III of Apprentice shares the benefits of his company's technology when used in tandem with RealWear HMT-1 and the intrinsically safe HMT-1Z1
A Novel Approach to Crop Diagnostics with HMT-1
Day 2 of the #AAITC conference is underway in Melb, thanks to the collective RDCs, and we’ve kicked off with #cotton! Cotton Grower Services in Wee Waa are using @realwearinc wearable tech headsets to help their team with in-field diagnostics #agchatoz #ausag #innovation #agtech
4:35 PM - 10 Jul 2019
On July 10th, RealWear Sales Executive David Francis spoke at AAITC in Melbourne, on the benefits of HMT-1 headsets for real-time job training and in-field monitoring. Learn more about AAITC here:
Australian Agriculture Immersive Technology Conference | Melbourne, Victoria | Meat & Livestock Australia
Real Events
Utility Working Conference - Amelia Island, FL - August 4-7th
LIFE2019 - Houston, TX - August 26-29th
EWTS - Dallas, TX - September 17 - 19th
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