ProGlove’s wearable MARK scanners makes warehouse operations run more efficiently. But the benefits go beyond reducing the number of steps in the workflow. The MARK scanners collect information with little additional effort, allowing workers to focus on quality and accuracy. The idea behind ProGlove Cloud, running on AWS, is to leverage the collected data for better decisions about manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, and logistics. Basic inventory management becomes powerful analytics for maximum insight.
The new ProGlove Cloud gives users powerful analytics to go with their smart hands. The ERP, WMS, and wearable systems are all integrated. This puts the human doing the work at the center of the data being collected. This allows for better workflow visualization. The insights captured can positively impact the total supply chain.
With ProGlove Cloud, threats and bottlenecks are easier to identify, so expenses are easier to manage. Long-range plans and short-term pivots can be made faster and with improved success. The worker’s experience in the warehouse shows up in the data. In effect, the ProGlove Cloud becomes a digital twin, allowing management to understand more about workflow and workplace productivity from the vantage of the worker.
Prototyping with AWS
The ProGlove team worked with the team at AWS for several months to develop a prototype that could be tested and refined in customer facilities. AWS offers scalability, security, and reliability to support ProGlove’s R&D efforts. The connection is smooth: the MARK device connects to an Android device that relays the data about the scan to the AWS IoT Core. Then, data is sent to other AWS components, triggering other business processes as needed. For example, an inventory shortage alert might be sent to procurement. The Infrastructure-as-Code philosophy behind AWS makes solution integration easier and shorten the time needed to deploy new versions.
We’re excited about the possibilities for ProGlove Cloud to improve warehouse operations for our customers. To learn more, sign up for our Business Transformation with AWS webinar and see the possibilities for your organization.