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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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8 Key Insights from Forrester 

Forrester Report: Customer Experience Trends 2017
Posted by Michael Bauer 01/23/2017 Categories: 3D Product Configurator CPQ Software Virtual Reality

Axonom has solutions to help businesses improve the customer buying experience. Forrester released its report, 2017 Predictions: Dynamics That Will Shape The Future In The Age Of The Customer, that pinpoints trends that could help you make or break profits in 2017.

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Interactive Solutions To Design Today's OR Suite 

Axonom Exhibits 3D CPQ and VR Solutions at OR Manager Conference

Last week in Las Vegas, we exhibited Powertrak 3D Product Configurator and Virtual Reality to more than 1,400 managers and directors involved in leading the surgical suite at the OR Manager Conference.

The response from both exhibitors and attendees about our futuristic technology to visually design OR suites and then invite stakeholders to virtually explore the designed room was amazing!

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Showcase Configured Surgical Suites with Virtual Reality 

Visually Design and Virtually Explore a Surgical Suite with Powertrak
Posted by Michael Bauer 07/26/2016 Categories: 3D Product Configurator Events / Conferences How Tos Virtual Reality

Now that the surgical suite (operating room) is configured with Powertrak 3D Product Configurator, how do you get management and/or stakeholders to approve, endorse, and move forward with the layout design.

Powertrak helps users to showcase the design in three ways: (1) Export in various image formats; (2) Interactively demonstrate in the Powertrak Configurator application; (3) Don a HTC Vive headset to provide a virtual reality experience.

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Designing An Operating Room With A Product Configurator 

Visual Product Configurators Help with Space Planning the O.R. Layout
Posted by Michael Bauer 06/01/2016 Categories: 3D Product Configurator How Tos Product Configurator Virtual Reality

Successfully designing an operating room layout requires properly maximizing space with placement and flow to ensure efficiency and safety.

It is of paramount importance that careful consideration is made to the OR setup, the patient's positioning on the operating table, and the traffic flow. Poor planning and improper positioning (equipment, patient, instrument) may jeopardize the safety of the operation or lengthen its time. 

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Is Powertrak software on your company’s wish list? 

Posted by Michael Bauer 12/12/2013 Categories: CPQ Software ECI Macola Product Configurator Virtual Reality Web Portal

As the holiday season nears, think about the most critical areas of concern in your business. It’s a good time to reflect on the past year and consult with your executives. Ask your sales, services, and partner management teams, “What areas in our business can become more efficient, effective, and profitable?”

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