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Index AR Solutions and Newport News Shipbuilding Teaming Agreement

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., March 2, 2015  Index AR Solutions (Index) and Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) announce a teaming agreement that will transform industry by providing engineering services using augmented reality (AR), which is the overlay of digital information on the real world.  The Index/NNS teaming agreement allows Index to use NNS’ extensive AR intellectual property, use NNS’ practical experience with dozens of AR pilots and projects, and lease NNS’ growing team of AR experts for commercial clients.  Under the teaming agreement, NNS will continue to market AR technology and services to the federal government, especially its primary customer, the U.S. Navy.  Index will market these unique and world-class augmented reality solutions to all other enterprises and organizations, focusing initially on large industrial companies in the U.S.

The Index Team includes engineers, designers, and developers who are experienced in analyzing industrial and manufacturing processes.  The AR Team is then able to use its extensive knowledge, depth of talent, and experience with AR to create innovative AR-based solutions for these types of customers.  The Index Team has developed practical AR solutions for industrial inspection, training, work instructions, operations, and marketing at NNS.  Index AR Solutions maximizes client value by creating cost-effective solutions for client challenges for these existing areas, and also workflow management, safety, and logistics.

Newport News Shipbuilding is the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy submarines.  With approximately $4 billion in revenues and more than 23,000 employees, NNS is the largest industrial employer in Virginia and the largest shipyard in the United States.

Index AR Solutions is an engineering services company that develops and deploys custom augmented reality-based solutions on mobile devices to solve client challenges.  Our dedicated team of AR professionals uses its industrial experience, expertise, and knowledge to create unique AR solutions for clients’ most pressing problems.  Index has the ability to scale rapidly by leveraging over 5,000 engineers and designers at Newport News Shipbuilding.