Advanced manufacturing start-ups from around the world competed for a spot on Hexagon’s Sixth Sense open innovation platform, with 8 now getting the chance to win the top two coveted positions.

After a series of pitches and presentations to the Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence panel of judges, we’re excited to announce that Augmentir was selected to join the second cohort for Hexagon’s Sixth Sense program.

Sixth Sense is an open innovation platform where scaling smart manufacturing start-ups can connect with world-class companies to solve some of humanity’s biggest challenges. Powered by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence it is an opportunity to share valuable resources, data, and ideas to accelerate progress and solve real world problems by creating transformative solutions that enable an autonomous future that benefits everyone.

Augmentir will be part of a program aimed at advancing manufacturing using visualization and digital reality, and intelligence and automation. This current cohort’s theme builds on Hexagon’s commitment to accelerate innovation and drive the global shift to a new sustainable way of operating. Sixth Sense will see a focus on the following areas of emerging technology: digital twin innovations, metaverse factory design, predictive and prescriptive intelligence, and autonomous and sustainable manufacturing operations.

Augmentir was selected due to our ability to shape the next generation of manufacturing solutions that will not only boost performance but benefit people and the planet. Augmentir’s Smart Connected Worker solution reduces the time needed to onboard new workers and guides workers of all skill levels. The software helps workers to do their job safely and correctly, mitigating the impact of workforce disruption.

By inviting the next generation of innovators to the table, Hexagon is sharing its resources and making connections that accelerate progress – pushing the boundaries of design, manufacturing, and engineering and starting to imagine a better future for the benefit of everyone.