One day, every factory will have a JARVIS

Accenture Lab’s head honcho holds forth on the exciting potential of extended reality

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
18th March, 2018
Robert Downey jr as Tony Stark in Iron Man, forging a suit of flying armour with the help of his digital assistant JARVIS

JARVIS was the cool bit in the first Iron Man movie. Paul Bettany voiced an interface where Robert Downey jr played with computer models he was shaping in the air in front of him.

It was augmented reality (AR) to a point, but had elements of virtual reality (VR) too as concepts were applied to other plains. It was also so geeky that it needed huge numbers of extras to carry scenes that were essentially...

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