Williamsburg, Va. – Dan Arczynski, President and CEO at Index AR Solutions and Dave Claussen, Executive Director of Systems Maintenance at Westar Energy, Inc. spoke to 400 attendees of the seventh annual Human Performance Conference hosted by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and the North American Transmission Forum (NATF).
The conference, held from March 27-29, 2018, focused on human performance and good industry practices, bringing together sector-specific subject matter experts and stakeholders in an idea-sharing, cooperative forum focused on improving human performance on the electric grid. Dan Arczynski and Dave Claussen demonstrated with the group the recently deployed LineAssist SuperApp® and discussed how it improves the safety, capability and productivity of linemen in the field.
“It was an honor and a privilege to participate in a conference so focused on the people who keep our nation’s strategic electric grid operating” said Dan Arczynski. Dave Claussen added, “The Westar team is pleased to help lead the adoption of this game changing technology within the utility industry.”
About Index AR Solutions
Index AR Solutions is a leading American enterprise augmented reality (AR) solutions provider, creating applications that make workers more capable and productive. The privately held company offers custom and off-the-shelf AR applications, proprietary AR software, and client retreats. In collaboration with clients, Index is also building a library of SuperApp® AR products to address common workforce challenges across industry. Index AR is hardware agnostic, delivering quantifiable results across all the major mobile platforms, with clients reporting two to four times increases in worker productivity. For more information about Index AR Solutions, visit www.IndexARSolutions.com.
About Westar Energy®
As Kansas’ largest electric utility, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) provides customers the safe, reliable electricity needed to power their businesses and homes. Half the electricity supplied to the company’s 700,000 customers comes from emissions-free sources – nuclear, wind and solar – with a third coming from renewables. Westar is a leader in electric transmission in Kansas, coordinating a network of lines and substations that support one of the largest consolidations of wind energy in the nation. For more information about Westar Energy, visit www.WestarEnergy.com.