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Deloitte Digital wows at LiveWorx 19 Digital Transformation event

June 10 – 13, 2019 | Boston, MA

Deloitte Digital reveals the Virtual Factory 2.0 as Pinnacle Plus sponsor at PTC’s 2019 LiveWorx Digital Transformation Conference in Boston.

What is LiveWorx?

This annual industrial conference showcases hands-on access to the latest disruptive technologies, sessions from industry-leading presenters, educational opportunities on six different customized tracks, networking with peers and industry pundits, and more. 

Discover more information about LiveWorx: Visit the event website

Deloitte Digital steals the show with rubber ducks, augmented reality, and celebrity guest

With a 30’x30’ “empty” booth in the center of the show floor, a thousand yellow rubber ducks piled high in a clawfoot tub, eight rolling iPad stations, and a stand of colorful comic books beckoning readers, Deloitte Digital delighted conference attendees as the Pinnacle Plus sponsor at PTC LiveWorx 19 in Boston.

Conference attendees also enjoyed Robert Schmid’s keynote “Coffee with Mr. IoT” featuring former Mythbusters co-host Adam Savage, gained key insights during four Deloitte Digital breakout sessions, and attended several exclusive networking events throughout the week. Scroll down for more details and photos from this year’s event.

Unleashing the Smart Factory in virtual reality

Through a 30’x30’ booth experience that engaged the masses, Deloitte Digital officially launched the Virtual Factory 2.0 app, a life-sized virtual rubber duck factory built using PTC augmented reality technology. Featuring four real-world use cases—all grounded in Smart Factory client work that Deloitte is delivering today—the Virtual Factory showcased firsthand how pairing industrial assets and systems with IoT sensors and gateways can enable a digital supply network and unlock measurable value across a factory.

In addition to the booth tour, attendees could pick up a limited edition comic book with built-in Augmented Reality (AR) experiences. “The Adventures of Clarke and Dub Dub” further tells the story in a fun, interactive way of how connected systems can help transform operations with the power of real-time insights, end-to-end visibility, and scalable solutions.

Download our Virtual Factory mobile app

Can’t make it to LiveWorx? Experience a Smart Factory at your fingertips by downloading the Deloitte Digital Virtual Factory app for iOS or Android.

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LiveTALX keynote: Coffee with Mr. IoT and Adam Savage

In a standing room-only session, Robert “Mr. IoT” Schmid, Deloitte Digital’s chief IoT technologist, and Kelsey Carvell, Deloitte Consulting LLP, sat down with Adam Savage, filmmaker, actor, artist, designer, and co-host of Discovery Channel’s MythBusters. The trio explored Adam’s insatiable curiosity, his passion for uniting art and science, and his unique insights into the future of technology. Adam left the audience with a hopeful and encouraging message: “Every kid is a scientist—they want to know how the world works, and they’re paying attention to if we’re curious. Put the tools in front of them, satisfy their curiosity, and teach them the stories of science. Encourage natural curiosity."

View a recording of this inspiring session.

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Breakout sessions

Deloitte also hosted four breakout sessions on the topics of:

  • Industrial IoT innovations, technology trends, and applications
  • Augmenting your workforce with AR technology
  • Capturing the power of the extended enterprise to delight customers
  • The art of starting small—Why scaling fast may no longer be an option

Couldn’t make it to LiveWorx? Want to experience all the action again?

  • Watch a recording of Robert’s LiveTALX keynote, “Coffee with Mr. IoT” featuring celebrity guest Adam Savage
  • Experience a Smart Factory come to life at your fingertips by downloading the Deloitte Digital Virtual Factory app for iOS or Android.
  • Check out our live posts on Twitter @DeloitteDigi_US
  • Tune in to Robert Schmid’s “Coffee with Mr. IoT” series every Friday on YouTube

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About Deloitte Digital and PTC

Deloitte Digital and PTC are co-creating industry-focused solutions to enable clients to further the value from investments in IoT using the ThingWorx® industrial innovation platform from PTC.

Learn more about the Deloitte Digital and PTC alliance.

 

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Robert Schmid

Robert Schmid

Chief Futurist | Deloitte Consulting LLP

Robert, Deloitte Consulting LLP chief futurist, also known as 'Mr. IoT,' is a pragmatically audacious executive helping companies break into the digital age. As a founder and leader of the Internet of... More

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