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Toshiba Announces Availability of Atheer AiR Enterprise™ Software on Toshiba’s dynaEdge™ AR Smart Glasses

August 8, 2018

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 8, 2018--Toshiba’s Client Solutions Division (CSD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the availability of Atheer’s AiR Enterprise™ software on Toshiba’s dynaEdge AR smart glasses solution enabling the company’s first AR workflow solution utilizing Windows 10 Pro. The combined solution provides powerful task-by-task guidance for field, engineering, manufacturing, service and support workers.

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Toshiba today announced the availability of Atheer’s AiR Enterprise™ software on Toshiba’s dynaEdge AR smart glasses solution enabling the company’s first AR workflow solution utilizing Windows 10 Pro. (Photo: Business Wire)

“From the start, our goal was to provide enterprise companies AR solutions that increased the productivity of their workforce and improved business outcomes,” said Carl Pinto, vice president, marketing and engineering, Client Solutions Division, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. “When paired with Atheer’s AiR Enterprise software the dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses deliver a complete solution for improved efficiency, quality and operating flexibility for field workers.”

As Toshiba’s first completely wearable AR solution, the dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses, combines the power of a Windows 10 Pro PC with the robust feature set of industrial-grade smart glasses. Toshiba’s new AR solution includes the dynaEdge DE-100 Mobile Mini PC, dynaEdge AR100 Head Mounted Display (HMD), Lens-Less Frame, USB-C™ Cable with Cable Clip and carrying case.

Toshiba developed its dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses solutions to meet the performance demands of enterprise workplaces through the adoption of Intel® Core™ Processors, Intel® HD Graphics and Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 802.11ac Wi-Fi®. These technologies allow enterprises to easily integrate the Toshiba AR solution into their existing infrastructure.

AiR Enterprise™ is an enterprise-class Augmented Reality application designed to connect an organization’s physical and digital workspaces and allow desk-less workforces to operate smarter, faster and safer. Atheer AiR Enterprise software delivers the following capabilities:

Multi-modal interactions including voice commands Author procedures, checklists and step-by-step task flows with simple drag-and-drop Checklist creation, delivery and recording for compliance and reporting Barcode scanning Remote expert guidance with annotations Multi-device usage with user profile management Database and application integration Cloud-based for easy deployment and management

When installed on dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses, customers can expect increased productivity, reduced downtimes, improved accuracy and quality.

“We are delighted to be shipping Atheer on the dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses and look forward to serving enterprise customers with this unique and powerful Windows 10-based augmented reality solution,” said Atheer chief operating officer Amar Dhaliwal. “We know that there is significant – and growing demand – from enterprises for augmented reality that can solve real, business problems using proven technologies from trusted suppliers. We are honored to be Toshiba’s strategic partner in helping to meet that demand.”

Customers interested in purchasing the dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses with Atheer AiR Enterprise software should contact their Toshiba sales representative or email the company at smartglasses@toshiba.com.

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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)

Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Client Solutions Division, Imaging Systems Division and Industrial Solutions & Services Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products as well as services and solutions, including award-winning mobile computing devices, security solutions and cloud services; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; and IoT solutions development, data analytics and IT services. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.

About Atheer, Inc.

Established in 2012, Atheer is an enterprise-grade, Augmented Reality platform designed to be ubiquitous across computing devices and operating systems - enabling the provision of contextual, predictive and prescriptive guidance, remote digital collaboration, digital asset management and performance analytics using a natural, multimodal interaction paradigm. Atheer is designed to improve the productivity, quality, accuracy, and safety of industrial workers. Atheer’s award-winning platform provides “See What I See” video collaboration and taskflow management to empower the 21st century workforce in areas such as Automotive, Industrial, Logistics, Manufacturing, and Transportation. Powered by 56 issued patents - and validated with key customers including Masimo and Porsche Cars North America - the Atheer platform provides an out-of-box solution for enterprises. Visit AtheerAiR.com or follow us on Twitter @AtheerAiR.

About Toshiba Corporation

For over 140 years, Toshiba Corporation has contributed to a sustainable future by applying innovative technologies to value creation. Today, our business domains are centered on the essential infrastructure that supports modern life and society. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations that contribute to realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives. To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/worldwide/about/index.html

© 2018 Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. dynaEdge is a trademark of Toshiba Client Solutions, Co. Ltd. AiR Enterprise is a trademark of Atheer, Inc. Intel, Intel Core, Intel vPro and Pentium are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.S. and/or other countries. Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved. While Toshiba has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice. Some features and specifications may be limited to certain models only. Some features may require certain software and/or service activation. *For the complete Toshiba Memory (Main System) and Toshiba Storage Drive Capacity legal disclaimer visit us.toshiba.com/info.

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CONTACT: Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.

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