School and Supervision in One
The word guide means lead – the application is also suitable for direct guidance of workers in their activities, for example in the case of only temporary assistance or one-off operation for which it is useless to train laboriously an unskilled employee in this area. The application utilization means a shorter payback time for invested resources, benefit in the form of faster integration of a new worker into the production process, and at the same time it increases the level of safety and health protection during training time.
It Is Worth Investing
The training of a new employee is not very gripping for the company and the worker, but at the same time it is a demanding process, to which resources, premises and trainers must be allocated. The quality of training influences not only the work performance of the future operator but also their loyalty to the company. According to estimates, only one of twenty newly trained workers stays loyal to the company. The technology of using mixed reality can keep more of them.
Every company that specializes in the development of solutions for warehousing and logistics constantly struggle with the problem of seasonality in warehouse operations. It is well known that retail companies experience the biggest onrush before Christmas, seasonal fluctuations are observed by the distribution of several types of food. Warehouse operators are therefore confronted with a constantly changing number of employees and some of them need to be re-trained again to handle loading and stowage of goods accurately and as quickly as possible.
The most effective tool for such situations is the use of glasses on the principle of augmented or mixed reality implemented in WMS. The information projected into the glasses accurately guides warehouse workers in the warehouse real premises, they display them the free places where they are to store individual items or where to pick them up when loading. Confirmation of the correct selection by a bar code will be ensured by the glasses themselves, the audio guidance used today is supplemented by a visual one. In this way the training requires only minimal time and costs, the application will help to improve quality, speed and work safety also to seasonal employees.