Frontends are the interfaces between the system and the user. They are the basis that our applications are modern, clear and easy to use. Central to our product line and services is a user-friendly user interface. In order to meet the requirements of future-oriented maintenance, advanced technologies such as HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript, mobile apps via Android and iOS as well as augmented and virtual reality are used.

HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript

HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript as web standards are the cornerstones of our browser-based modules or our services. The combination of these three web technologies is important for an optimal presentation and use of our software. Each individual technology has a separate area of responsibility. All in all, they form the modern frontend through which the user operates the software. The advantage of these technologies is that machine and plant users can access weManage, weMonitor or weInspect worldwide for their maintenance activities via browser - regardless of whether they are using a PC, notebook, tablet or smartphone.

HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language. The markup language HTML is used to structure and arrange the page contents of our modules in the browser.

CSS is the short-form for Cascading Style Sheets and is dedicated to visual design. CSS describes the appearance of the individual elements on the website. This results in the layout of the respective module pages.

JavaScript is a scripting language. It dynamically designs the website and allows HTML and CSS properties to be changed. JavaScript edits the content and structure (HTML) as well as the appearance and layout (CSS). It gives users the ability to interact with the modules.

Mobile apps based on Android and iOS

In order to offer optimal support in the area of mobile apps, we implement suitable applications for Android and iOS. The users of the software are thus provided with uncomplicated operations. Therefore, a user-friendly and simple handling of the mobile applications is of great importance. Maintenance measures can be organized, controlled and carried out on the road or directly in front of the machine.

Augmented and Virtual Reality

Augmented and virtual reality are the trend-setting step in the maintenance of machines and plants. They not only simplify maintenance measures, but also extend them. Both technologies thus have a considerable positive influence on the maintenance of the future.

Augmented reality is the computer-assisted perception of reality. By means of auditory or visual overlays, additional information is provided in real time to supplement the real events. In the course of maintenance, completely new possibilities for more effective working arise. By using data goggles, weInspect AR displays additional information such as machine status or sensor data in the user’s field of vision. Documents can also be viewed and components made visible as 3D holograms. In addition, there are video chat options and a checklist function for automated instructions. The big advantage of our augmented reality application is that the user works freehand and the technological AR support achieves a significant added value.

In virtual reality, reality is represented in a computer-generated and interactive environment. The technical basis for the representation is a pair of virtual reality headset, which creates the three-dimensional impression. In addition, there are input devices for navigation and control. The fields of application of Virtual Reality in mechanical and plant engineering are many. The application is particularly suitable for test purposes. Before expensive (maintenance) measures can be realized in reality, the technology makes it possible to test and trial them first in virtual environments. Accordingly, training and instruction courses for complex maintenance procedures are also carried out in order to make later work more efficient. Technicians are familiarized with machines and systems in advance, which minimizes time-consuming and costly on-site measures.

Android is a registered trademark of Google LLC.
IOS is a trademark or registered trademark of Cisco Systems, Inc. in the US and other countries and is used by Apple under license.
JavaScript is a registered trademark of Oracle Inc. and/or its affiliates.

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