Ubimax and Toshiba start a global strategic partnership to support the worlds first Windows 10 based smart glasses

Julia Widmer, March 12, 2018

Ubimax, the leading supplier for enterprise wearable computing and augmented reality software solutions, announces the start of a long-term global strategic partnership with Toshiba. With the integration of Ubimax Frontline and Toshiba’s new Windows 10-based mobile edge computing device dynaEdge DE-100 with its companion Assisted Reality AR100 Viewer smart glass wearable, Ubimax and Toshiba take a major step forward in further expanding the acceptance of wearables in large enterprises across industries.

Bremen, March 12th 2018: The first major milestone of the new partnership between Ubimax and Toshiba is the successful integration of Ubimax Frontline with Toshiba’s newly announced mobile edge computing device, dynaEdge DE-100. With its companion dynaEdge AR100 Viewer, dynaEdge is the first wearable solution to operate on Windows 10, now granting full operating system flexibility of Ubimax Frontline in the enterprise wearables market.

Lightweight and fully portable, dynaEdge DE-100 in combination with Ubimax Frontline offers the power of a full performance PC through its 6th Generation Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor, image recognition and the execution of other data and high computing power algorithms. Its removable battery allows all-day operation simply by switching it with a replacement. Through its fingerprint reader, frontline workers benefit from higher identification security and, in combination with the AR100 Viewer smart glass wearable, workers are provided hands-free connectivity, with the device featuring the latest Wi-Fi, Bluetooth® and GPS technologies. As the first enterprise grade monocular smart glass operating on Windows 10, it now allows implementation for a broader enterprise space wishing to incorporate the advancements wearable technology can bring to their business.

Dr. Hendrik Witt, Chief Executive Officer at Ubimax, highlights: “We are delighted to be chosen as a global strategic partner for Toshiba. We strongly believe in the combination of Toshiba’s long-standing technical and B2B customer support expertise and our own market leading wearable computing solution experience to jointly increase acceptance and focus on the uptake of wearables in the industry”. Norimasa Nakamura, Executive Officer, Vice President and General Manager, Client Solutions Division at Toshiba Client Solutions Co., Ltd. comments: “We have selected global wearable computing solutions market leader Ubimax due to its advanced software solutions proven by its large customer base. We are convinced that our high-performance Windows 10 based dynaEdge solution, combined with the unique feature-set and industry-specific workflow efficiency of Ubimax Frontline, will put us at the forefront of the wearable-enterprise space.”

With the global availability of dynaEdge and its companion Assisted Reality AR100 Viewer smart glasses in Q2 2018, Ubimax’s installed base of more than 200 customers will be able to run their existing Ubimax Frontline solutions now also on the Windows 10 powered device by simply deploying the new hardware. Ubimax Frontline is available today across logistics, manufacturing, field service and remote support use cases, optimizing business processes along the entire value chain. Further unique features of Ubimax Frontline for Toshiba dynaEdge and AR100 smart glasses will be announced in the coming months.