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DAQRI Named a 2016 Gartner Cool Vendor in Managing Operational Technology in a Digital Business


June 2, 2016
By Business Wire News

LOS ANGELES

DAQRI, a leading enterprise augmented reality company powering the future of work through innovative hardware and software products, announced today that it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors in Managing Operational Technology in a Digital Business, 2016” report by Gartner, Inc. for DAQRI Smart Helmet™. The report recognized five innovative companies whose technology will disrupt the digital landscape.

DAQRI Smart Helmet is a wearable human-machine interface (HMI) designed for industrial settings and displays real-time information based on the user’s surroundings, increasing safety and worker productivity. DAQRI Smart Helmet is equipped with a variety of features to enhance a user’s situational awareness including an anti-reflective, scratch resistant face shield, thermal cameras, 6th generation Intel® CORE™ m7 processor, an Intel® RealSense™ R200 camera and more. Designed from the ground-up by DAQRI, the next-generation DAQRI Smart Helmet was announced on-stage during this year’s CES keynote with Intel CEO Brian Krzanich.

“The DAQRI Smart Helmet will fundamentally change the way a worker engages with the job site and we are honored to be recognized by Gartner as a 2016 ‘Cool Vendor,’” said Brian Mullins, Founder and CEO, DAQRI. “We believe recognition solidifies the potential of augmented reality in the workplace, and we look forward to working with Gartner to continue raising awareness for this rapidly growing market.”

Digital disruption is a term that has arisen to refer to anything which interrupts the normal trends of business. CIOs cannot ignore the effect of the new digital landscape. Gartner’s Cool Vendors research helps CIOs and other top IT leaders stay ahead of the IT technology curve, while making better strategic decisions about technology and services.

About DAQRI

DAQRI is the world’s leading enterprise augmented reality company powering the future of work through innovative hardware and software products. Named BGR’s “Top 12 Most Innovative Things We Saw at CES,” DAQRI’s flagship product, DAQRI SMART HELMET, is improving efficiency and safety for workers on the job and providing unparalleled cost savings for Fortune 500 companies in industrial and manufacturing settings. DAQRI is headquartered in Los Angeles with an R&D facility in Sunnyvale, CA and a development center in Dublin, Ireland.

Gartner, Cool Vendors in Managing Operational Technology in a Digital Business, 2016, Kenneth F. Brant, Angela McIntyre, Bob Johnson, Earl Perkins, Alfonso Velosa, 25 April 2016
http://www.gartner.com/technology/research/cool-vendors/

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DAQRI
Michael Miller, 213-375-8830 ext. 1110
michael.miller@daqri.com