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Axonom Customers Use Virtual Reality at Trade Shows 

Life Fitness, Skytron, FLEX, BFW, Zebra, Gerber Technology Showcase VR Exhibits at Trade Shows
Posted by Michael Bauer 10/03/2018 Categories: 3D Product Configurator Events / Conferences Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality is rapidly being viewed as an effective business tool to present and educate configurable products at trade shows. Manufacturers are adopting VR technology and using it as a focal point in their booth presentation.

Let's take a look at six manufacturers using VR at trade shows today.

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Zebra President on the use of 3D Visualization and VR at Trade Shows 

Zebra Athletics Kyle Fisher shares the business value of 3D visualization and virtual reality technology - powered by Powertrak.
Posted by Michael Bauer 08/31/2018 Categories: 3D Product Configurator Events / Conferences Interviews Virtual Reality

Zebra Athletics recently unveiled its 3D room configurator at the Martial Arts SuperShow 2018 in Las Vegas. In its 20'x20' booth, attendees were invited to explore three premier mixed martial arts training centers used by UFC fighters in virtual reality.

Post show, I wanted to catch up with Zebra Athletics President, Kyle Fisher, to hear how Powertrak 3D Product Configurator with floor space planning, and Powertrak VR Product Configurator have impacted its message.

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UFC Fighter Experiences His Training Facility in Virtual Reality 

Daniel Cormier Visits Zebra Athletics at Martial Arts SuperShow 2018
Posted by Michael Bauer 07/02/2018 Categories: 3D Product Configurator Events / Conferences Virtual Reality

Powertrak 3D Product Configurator and Virtual Reality featured in Zebra Athletics booth at the Martial Arts SuperShow 2018.

UFC fighter, Daniel Cormier wears the HTC Vive Pro to visualize and explore his training facility in virtual reality. 

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Axonom Joins Microsoft Co-Sell Partner Program 

Visual CPQ and VR + Microsoft Dynamics Solutions

Axonom earns Microsoft Co-Sell Ready status through the Microsoft One Commercial Partner Program.

This program means Axonom's Powertrak CPQ and Virtual Reality is now available in the Microsoft partner catalog for manufacturers requiring quoting, ordering, and product configuration solutions - that also extend to virtual reality experiences.

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How CPQ Software Simplifies Trade Show Booth Design 

Posted by Michael Bauer 03/02/2018 Categories: 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Events / Conferences Virtual Reality

CPQ software improves trade show booth design, allowing your customers to design their booths with increased accuracy and helping you minimize common order errors. If you’re ready to improve the ordering experience for your trade show booth designers, request a product demo with us to see how our product configurators can help.

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Novus CPQ Podcast Series with Axonom 

Frank Sohn interview with Mike Belongie

The Novus CPQ weekly "CPQ Podcast" is about what's new, interesting and worth talking about in the world of Configure Price Quote software. In this interview, Frank Sohn of Novus CPQ and Axonom's Mike Belongie discuss Powertrak Visual Configurator, augmented and virtual reality, and other related topics.

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Gartner Releases Innovation Insight for Visual Configuration Report 

Report Explores Visual Configurators and VR/AR Products Available in 2017
Posted by Michael Bauer 06/28/2017 Categories: 2D Product Configurator 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Virtual Reality

Axonom is listed in the Gartner report: 2017 Innovation Insight for Visual Configuration. It explores the types of visual product configurators and VR/AR technology currently on the market; providing key findings and recommendations, benefits and uses, and key risks.

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5 Ways Virtual Reality is Impacting Business 

Posted by Michael Bauer 05/15/2017 Categories: Virtual Reality

The Virtual Reality business is booming. Fortune magazine predicts the VR market will eclipse $150 billion by 2020. Additionally, according to Google data, search interest for VR quadrupled between 2015 and 2016.

This post examines how VR is affecting businesses today and how it can improve your business operations.

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CPQ Software Promotion for Macola Software Customers 

Streamline How You Sell: Configure, Price, Quote with Powertrak CPQ

Exact Macola and Axonom have teamed up to deliver CPQ sales quoting, ordering, and product configuration solutions to manufacturers using Macola 10.

Axonom is offering Macola customers a special conference rate for all Evolve 2017 conference attendees implementing Powertrak CPQ to its Macola 10, Progression or ES platform.

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Skytron President Craig Wassenaar on the use of Virtual Reality at Medical Trade Shows 

Craig Wassenaar shares the business value of Skytron 4D system - a virtual reality experience powered by Powertrak VRoom.
Posted by Michael Bauer 04/14/2017 Categories: 3D Product Configurator Events / Conferences Interviews Virtual Reality

In the fall of 2016, Skytron adopted Powertrak VRoom, a virtual reality mobile showroom, to help their sales professionals and dealers present and educate how its medical solutions (booms, lights, tables, etc.) fit and work in various healthcare environments.

After a few shows using VR, I sought feedback from our first Powertrak VRoom customer. I spoke with Skytron President and CFO, Craig Wassenaar, about the value of trade shows to their business, how virtual reality has impacted their message, and the response from their dealers and prospective customers.

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What is CPQ Software? A History, Definition, and Overview 

Posted by Michael Bauer 03/28/2017 Categories: 2D Product Configurator 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Virtual Reality

The volume and complexity of brand offerings continue to grow in today’s evolving marketplace. Customer expectations regarding the speed and accuracy of sales quotes is also growing. Meeting these expectations requires a tool to make quoting efficient and effective for your sales teams.

CPQ software is the answer for a growing number of companies. But what is CPQ software and where can it be best leveraged?

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Virtual Reality Exhibit a Success at Open Compute Project Summit 

Powertrak VRoom delivers an immersive VR experience of data center rack designs
Posted by Michael Bauer 03/15/2017 Categories: 3D Product Configurator Dynamic Wiring Events / Conferences Virtual Reality

Axonom customer unveiled an immersive virtual reality experience of data center rack designs at Open Compute Project U.S. Summit.

The company featured a virtual reality (VR) station for conference attendees to visualize and explore data center rack designs equipped with storage and network products.

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