Plano’s CareAR and Lenovo Join Forces On Wearable Smart Glasses for Enterprise Extended Reality Solutions

Plano-based CareAR, a Xerox-owned service experience management company, is bringing its augmented reality platform to Lenovo’s 5G-enabled wearable smart glasses. That allows field technicians to overlay what they're seeing in real time with interactive tools and instructional content. “We're fundamentally augmenting the intelligence of workers across a variety of industries," says Sam Waicberg, CareAR’s co-founder and president.
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By the Numbers: Tech Roots Give DFW the Edge in UX/UI Boom
by | Sep 28, 2018
The user experience sector is exploding in Dallas-Fort Worth. That's a good pairing with the region's history as a high-tech hotbed.
Resource Guide for designers, creatives, and UX/UI pros in Dallas Fort Worth.
Creative Vault: Your Guide to Resources for Designers and UX/UI Pros in DFW
by | Sep 27, 2018
There are plenty of area associations, events, organizations, and educational institutions to help designers brainstorm, commiserate, learn, and hone their skills. Here's a resource guide to get you started.
UX talent
Teaching the Next Evolution of UX Design Thinking
by | Sep 27, 2018
Multi-dimensional UX: Preston McCauley has been working to help UX professionals discover new ways to approach the craft.
The University of Texas at Dallas School of Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication (ATEC) program. [Photo: UTD]

A Look Into the Future: Industry Leaders Say Universities Provide UX Firepower

by | Sep 27, 2018
From developing autonomous trucks to incorporating science and the arts, universities in Dallas-Fort Worth are churning out UX-perts
Spacee founder Skip Howard wrote the code for the computer vision technology that allows individuals to interact with surfaces, which display information in response. [Photo: Spacee]
XR: 4 North Texas Companies ‘Extend the Experience’
by | Sep 26, 2018
In a service economy, winners will be companies who can best anticipate customer needs and can provide the best customer experience. Enter Extended Reality: Here are some DFW companies making bets on its future.
Norm Cox was on the Xerox team that literally built the desktop environment we use every day. [Sources: Norm Cox, Alexey-Bezrodny/iStockphoto]
The Iconoclast:
North Texas’ Norm Cox and a Legacy in Design
by | Sep 24, 2018
Tap a menu on your smartphone to pay for your coffee, or edit a Word doc. Either way, you can think of Norm Cox. The North Texan was on the Xerox team that developed the graphical interface that we still use today.
Vaclav Muchna
Y Soft Finds Solutions to 3D Printer Management
by | Dec 12, 2016
Much of the company's development and research related to its U.S. customers takes place at its North American headquarters in Grapevine.