Ikea Place and its design challenges

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In the 74 years since, IKEA has managed to become a global brand, practically ubiquitous with everyday life. And as the world is changing faster than ever before, Ikea focus is not to be only aware of changes but to stay ahead of them and making sure they are always prepared for new opportunities. In [...]

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A Manager’s guide to Augmented Reality. TWNKLS is mentioned twice!

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Michael Porter, one of the world most outstanding business professors, published in the December edition of the Harvard Business Review, A manager’s guide to Augmented Reality. In the article Porter mentioned two of TWNKLS projects; Ikea Place and Wemo Operator 4.0. The full read can be found at the bottom of this page. But we summarized [...]

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TWNKLS is innovation lane partner at Oracle Cloud Day

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Twnkls is innovation lane partner at Oracle Cloud Day This year’s focus of the event, was on how business and IT managers can stand out from the competition by transforming traditional customer experiences and business operations. On this event we showed together with Oracle our Operator 4.0 product. The Operator 4.0 is an application which lets [...]

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Augmented Reality for the blind: TWNKLS at The Hague Accessibility Challenge

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Visually impaired people too can benefit from augmented reality. This surprising fact was the key take-away of the The Hague Accessibility Challenge. In this two-day ‘hackathon’ we teamed up with experts from Bartiméus to make the city more accessible to people with a visual handicap. We combined computer vision, 3D sound, machine learning, and a Hololens [...]

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TWNKLS sponsor of ISMAR, the leading academic conference on AR in Nantes

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The IEEE ISMAR is the leading international academic conference in the fields of Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality. The symposium is organized and supported by the IEEE Computer Society and IEEE VGTC. The congress jointly organized by Centrale Nantes and Inria will be held at La Cité, Nantes Events Center in Nantes (France), on October 9–13, 2017. [...]

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Meet TWNKLS at Augmented World Expo Europe 2017

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AWE is back for its second year in Europe. AWE Europe 2017 takes place at the MOC in Munich, Germany on 19-20 October 2017 and will bring together 1500 attendees including developers, creators, C-level executives, entrepreneurs, press, & investors. TWNKLS | augmented reality is sponsor at this event, visit our booth 212 for the best [...]

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IKEA PLACE allows people to virtually place furniture in their home

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*** TWNKLS and SPACE10 developed and launched the IKEA PLACE app. Here is the press release. *** Ikea partnered with Space10, TWNKLS.com and MDC Partners, agencies 72andSunny Amsterdam,​ ​Assembly​ ​and​ ​Allison+Partners​ ​to​ ​develop​ ​and​ ​bring​ ​Ikea​ ​Place​ ​to​ ​market.   Ikea Place marks a significant milestone in the Ikea digital transformation journey and kickstarts a [...]

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Gerben Harmsen speaker at Flanders Make network event

Thursday the 22nd of June, TWNKLS founder Gerben Harmsen will be speaking during the Flanders Make network event in Belgium. Flanders Make is the strategic research centre for the manufacturing industry. During his presentation, Gerben will go through a number of successful real-world cases that show how augmented reality enables Industry 4.0. This network event [...]

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AWE USA 2017 was amazing!

From May 31 till June 2, the 8th Augmented World Expo (AWE) took place in Santa Clara, USA. With 4,700 attendees, 351 speakers, 212 exhibitors and 100,000 sqft. of expo this was the biggest AWE ever! During AWE, TWNKLS showcased successful implementations of augmented reality and we held the international unveiling of our STAR Platform: a [...]

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Gerben Harmsen speaker at GTDC Summit EMEA 2017

Today, TWNKLS founder Gerben Harmsen is one of the speakers during the GTDC Summit EMEA in Vienna. The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) Summit EMEA 2017 is an exclusive event for IT Channel Executives, channel analysts and the leaders of the top 15 distributors in Europe. During his presentation, Gerben will go through a number [...]

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