South Korean automotive giant Hyundai Motor Company has partnered with TeamViewer, a leading global provider of remote connectivity and workplace digitalization solutions, to digitize business operations and manufacturing processes in the production center. innovation of the Hyundai Motor Group in Singapore (HMGICS).
The partners will cooperate to maximize the benefits of digitalization in HMGICS’ smart factory using TeamViewer’s augmented reality (AR) platform, which includes mixed reality (MR) and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities. The platform will support assembly, maintenance, quality management, logistics, customer experience projects and workforce training.
They will also conduct joint research and development (R&D) activities in AR-powered smart factory operations, an immersive digital experience for frontline workers, and AI support for a future automotive factory.
Overall, the partnership aims to increase the productivity, accuracy, speed and safety of frontline production workers. In order to leverage these benefits for the industry, the two sides will also pursue joint global commercialization of smart factory and enterprise AR technology.
Hong Bum Jung, CEO of HMGICS, said, “We are delighted to have TeamViewer as a key technology partner for digital transformation in building a smart factory. Developing an intelligent manufacturing platform is an important part of Hyundai’s strategy to lead the future mobility industry. We are continuously innovating in the global mobility value chain, which includes presenting a vision for a future mobility smart factory. We expect this partnership to further accelerate our transition to a smart factory and improve its efficiency.
Sojung Lee, President of TeamViewer Asia Pacific, said, “We are excited to collaborate with Hyundai Motor Company to digitize manufacturing processes and build an automotive factory of the future. As digital transformation has accelerated on the shop floor, there is a growing need for AR solutions like TeamViewer Frontline that help by optimizing manual work processes in industrial environments. Our collaboration with Hyundai Motor Company will further strengthen our position as an enterprise software provider with specialized solutions for the manufacturing industry and strengthen our role as a leading player in the industrial metaverse space.
HMGICS is the group’s test bed and a global center for open innovation, which aims to develop new electric vehicle business models, forge innovative partnerships, produce mobility products and develop the platform of group smart manufacturing to revolutionize the global mobility value chain.