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Siemens, Augmensys Develop Mobile App for Maintenance of Process Plants with Integrated AR Functionalities

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Siemens, Augmensys Develop Mobile App for Maintenance of Process Plants with Integrated AR Functionalities

NUREMBERG, Germany, Jan 5, 2021 – “Comos Mobile Worker” is a new software application for mobile data management with integrated augmented reality functionalities from Siemens. It was developed in cooperation with Augmensys GmbH, a specialist in the field of mobile data management / augmented reality. For the fast and safe maintenance of process plants, the Comos Mobile Worker app visualizes and processes all required data, e.g. from ERP systems, engineering data and also live data from the process control system in an easy-to-use interface. 

“Comos Mobile Worker” is a new software application for mobile data management with integrated augmented reality functionalities from Siemens.

Thanks to the direct connection to the Comos engineering software, all engineering data can be linked and thus enable a holistic view of the plant. Changes or annotations can be easily and securely transferred through the bidirectional exchange between the systems. The integration of location data also supports on-site navigation. If necessary, augmented reality displays the relevant information to the user on a mobile device such as a tablet, smartphone or data glasses. The user can edit the data directly in the field and, for example, document work packages as “done” and import photos and notes back into the corresponding information sources via a bidirectional interface. This information is then accessible to all authorized employees and in turn can be processed directly. By contacting the service technician via video chat, unplanned plant downtimes can be reduced to a minimum or avoided altogether. Use cases include commissioning, inspection, mobile maintenance, and remote access to experts. A continuous Ethernet connection within the system is not necessary, as data processed by the offline function can be synchronized retrospectively.

The Comos Mobile Worker app is based on the UBIK software platform of Siemens partner Augmensys and can also be used standalone. The solution is part of the “Siemens Digital Worker”, a concept that enables operating personnel to digitize and automate work in the field using state-of-the-art technologies such as AR/VR.

You can find more information about Comos Mobile Worker here: www.siemens.com/comos-mobile-worker.

About Siemens Digital Industries

Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. Optimized for the specific needs of each industry, DI’s unique portfolio supports customers to achieve greater productivity and flexibility. DI is constantly adding innovations to its portfolio to integrate cutting-edge future technologies. Siemens Digital Industries has its global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany, and has around 72,000 employees internationally.

About Siemens AG

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation as well as advanced healthcare, the company creates technology with purpose adding real value for customers. By combining the real and the digital worlds, Siemens empowers its customers to transform their industries and markets, helping them to transform the everyday for billions of people. Siemens also owns a majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, a globally leading medical technology provider shaping the future of healthcare. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power. In fiscal 2021, which ended on September 30, 2021, the Siemens Group generated revenue of €62.3 billion and net income of €6.7 billion. As of September 30, 2021, the company had around 303,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at  www.siemens.com.