Augmented (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies are increasingly being used in manufacturing processes. These use real and simulated objects to create a simulated environment that can be used to enhance the design and manufacturing processes.
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Applications in Manufacturing is written by experts from the world s leading institutions working in virtual manufacturing and gives the state of the art of the field.
- Chapters covering the state of the art in VR and AR technology and how these technologies can be applied to manufacturing.
- The latest findings in key areas of AR and VR application to manufacturing.
- The results of recent cross-disciplinary research projects in the US and Europe showing application solutions of AR and VR technology in real industrial settings.
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Applications in Manufacturing will be of interest to all engineers wishing to keep up-to-date with technologies that have the potential to revolutionize manufacturing processes over the next few years."
This color atlas and manual provides clinicians with systematic, standardized, but also individualized step-by-step guidance on 3D virtual diagnosis, treatment planning, and outcome assessment in patients undergoing orthognathic surgery for maxillofacial deformities. Drawing on 20 years of experience, the authors elucidate the clinical potential of the approach while also highlighting current pitfalls and limitations. The opening two chapters discuss the 3D imaging workflow and its integration into daily clinical routine and comprehensively describe cone-beam CT virtual diagnosis. The stepwise 3D virtual planning of orthognathic surgery and transfer of the 3D virtual treatment plan to the patient in the operating room are then thoroughly explained, and the unprecedented potential of 3D virtual evaluation of treatment outcome, documented. Finally, after provision of all this essential background information, the closing chapter illustrates the application of the 3D virtual approach in different types of maxillofacial deformity. Orthodontists and orthognathic and orthofacial surgeons will find 3D Virtual Treatment Planning of Orthognathic Surgery to be a superb guide and resource.
This manual is designed to serve as a guidebook for school districts and LEAs who wish to implement their own virtual school programs. It is important for school districts to realize that they do not need to establish separate charter schools or other independent programs in order to maintain a virtual component. Likewise, schools do not need to outsource their virtual programs to private, third party venders. An ideal virtual program should be developed by a school's own personnel, mirror what is taught inside their traditional classrooms and be fully integrated in the school's own curriculum. Although this manual will address outsourcing options, private venders and courseware, the primary purpose of this guidebook is to explain in detail how schools may develop a first-rate virtual program using a free LMS/CMS (Moodle) and their existing resources.