Competition will put real-world woodworkers to the test in a virtual reality world using Mimbus Wood-Ed technology.
The developers of the Wood-Ed virtual training system have established direct U.S. distribution, opening a sales office in Chicago.
Wood-Ed Table is a unique virtual training system that simulates four different types of woodworking machines (band saw, dimensioning saw, planer and router) on the same virtual table.
Manufacturing applications for "augmented reality" - a trending technology for consumers that has edged closer to the factory floor - will be presented at WMS 2015 in Toronto. Seen in IKEA catalogs and automobile dashboards, the approach has been adapted to machine training, and design-for-manufacture.