Port & Shipping

Port & Shipping

Learn how the HoloLens facilitates your Port & Shipping activities.
We truly believe in its power to change the way your work is done.

Use cases

HoloLens used by Port & Shipping Professionals

The HoloLens opens a whole new spectrum of opportunities for the port & shipping industry. Some pioneer construction companies have already discovered the potential of the HoloLens. Take a look.


Remote crane control for DEME

The Vlaamse Waterweg and DEME Environmental Contractors joined forces to tackle the increasing problem of river pollution. They contacted us for a smartglasses solution to remotely control a crane that is installed in the middle of the Scheldt.


Creating new, innovative solutions

The HoloLens allows for instant problem solving, it facilitates your current ways of working, …
With HoloLens, the possibilities are endless.

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Safely guide large cargo ships

Container ships are often too unwieldy to enter a port by themselves. They rely on the help of tugboats that push or pull them to the right dock. This isn’t easy and requires a lot of effort. What if the HoloLens could make this a whole lot easer?

Instant problem solving with remote assistance

With HoloLens and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Remote Assist, your on-site employees can instantly receive support from remote experts. This significantly improves efficiency and reduces costs.

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Digital twins and augmented information

Digital twins of physical objects can be projected into the HoloLens and can be used to run simulations or to check for possible errors. 


If you are looking for more information

Whether you are looking for more information to go through with your team or you have some specific questions to be answered… we’ve got you covered!

Download HoloLens Value Canvas

Download our easy step-by-step guide for implementing the HoloLens in your organization. Discover what smartglasses are, why we focus on the HoloLens, how it provides added value to your business, and learn how to get started by answering all the questions on the canvas.

Book HoloLens workshop

Let’s identify new business opportunities! Depending on your needs, we offer four different workshops. To provide the best experience, we always adapt our workshops to your industry or business in specific.

We offer the following four workshops: 

  1. Discovery Online
  2. Discovery workshop
  3. Ideation workshop
  4. Dynamics 365 workshop

Get started with the smartglasses guide

Discover the possibilities of smartglasses for your business. Our Smartglasses Guide covers:
  • Introduction to smartglasses
  • Why we focus on the HoloLens
  • HoloLens 1 vs. HoloLens 2

Good to know

Some useful facts for you

All the above information might leave you with some practical questions. That’s what this segment is for!

Buy or rent HoloLens 2

Interested in buying a device? Check out the Microsoft website. For those who don’t feel like buying one yet, at Mr. Watts, you can rent a HoloLens for €250/month, with a contract that can be cancelled month by month.

Easy cleaning of the HoloLens

Your HoloLens device can easily be cleaned with 70% isopropyl alcohol. The brow pad can be cleaned with antibiotic soap, or can be replaced entirely. Every user could for instance have its own brow pad, or a new brow pad can be attached after a certain period of usage. Buy extra or new brow pads here.

HoloLens 2 specs & certifications

The HoloLens is certified for use as protective eyewear, with an IP50 rating for dust protection in construction zones, for instance, and it conforms to the basic impact protection requirements of ANSI Z87.1, CSA Z94.3 and EN 166.

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Connect to WiFi, 4G or 5G

Even though one of the biggest strengths of the HoloLens is the fact that it’s actually a standalone untethered computer that can be used in the field, for some use cases, where cloud computing or integration with other platforms is needed for example, you need to Leverage WiFi, 4G or 5G . Luckily, with HoloLens 2, you can connect to a WiFi network or you can leverage the USB-C port to connect to a 4G, 5G or LTE dongle.

Contact us for more information

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