Kitchen & Bath Design News

JAN 2019

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Vuforia Chalk WHAT IT IS: An AR remote guidance app WHAT IT DOES: With Vuforia Chalk, users can communicate remotely with associates working in the field. Using live video, audio and anno- tation features that accurately adhere to real-world objects, Chalk facilitates quick, easy and accurate team and client communication. WHO IT'S FOR: Professionals who need to communi- cate with remote clients or team members WHY KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGNERS NEED IT: This AR app provides a new method of explaining and demonstrating plans for clients and team members in the field. AVAILABLE SINCE: 2017 WHO MAKES IT: PTC Inc. PLATFORM(S): iOS, Android WHERE TO FIND IT: iTunes Store, Google Play Store gweek WHAT IT IS: An app to help improve speech abilities WHAT IT DOES: Using gweek's Speech Intelligence Analytics communication skills value measurement system, users can evaluate and improve their interpersonal communication and public speak- ing skills. After recording about a minute of their own speaking, users will receive a score and recommendations of ways to improve their speech. WHO IT'S FOR: Anyone looking to improve his or her communication skills WHY KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGNERS NEED IT: The product designers are selling is essentially themselves – improving speak- ing skills will make this a much easier sell. AVAILABLE SINCE: 2018 WHO MAKES IT: gweek ltd PLATFORM(S): Android, iOS WHERE TO FIND IT: Google Play Store, iTunes Store Measure WHAT IT IS: An AR measurement app WHAT IT DOES: This app enables users to measure objects, detect dimensions of rectangular objects and save photos with the measurements for later reference. WHO IT'S FOR: Anyone who needs to quickly gauge the approximate size of an object WHY KITCHEN AND BATH DESIGNERS NEED IT: Designers in a hurry need to be able to take quick measurements and record them. AVAILABLE SINCE: 2018 WHO MAKES IT: Apple PLATFORM(S): iOS WHERE TO FIND IT: iTunes store, or auto- matically included with iOS 12 24 Kitchen & Bath Design News • January 2019 WHAT'S APP DESIGN, BUSINESS & PRODUCT APPS FOR KITCHEN & BATH PROS

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