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BMW Story Spare Part Logistics

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  • SUPPLIER
  • ProGlove
    ProGlove develops smart gloves that enable manufacturing and logistics staff to work faster, safer and easier. Process steps can be documented hands free whilst instant feedback to its user is received. Therefore, ergonomics, efficiency and quality is improved.ProGlove is a Munich-based company founded in December 2014 by former BMW and IDEO employees. After becoming third in the Intel “Make It Wearable” Challenge, the smart glove has already been recognized by BMW, Festo, Siemens, and other Board Executives. The startup has successfully closed its first funding round of $2.2 million in late May, led by Intel Capital, GETTYLAB and Bayern Kapital.
  • TECHNOLOGIES
  • Wearables - Watches, Gloves & Wrist Computers
  • INDUSTRIES
  • Automotive
  • ABOUT CUSTOMER
  • Dingolfing is at the center of the BMW Group’s global spare parts logistics network.
  • CUSTOMER NAME
  • Dingolfing
  • CONNECTIVITY PROTOCOLS
  • Bluetooth
    Wi-Fi
  • SOLUTION
  • ProGlove supports the worker who is picking with the vertical order picker.
  • DATA COLLECTED
  • OPERATIONAL IMPACT
  • Impact #1
    [Efficiency Improvement - Labor]
    ProGlove ensures work safety because the worker can handle items with a tight grip.
    Impact #2
    Impact #3
  • QUANTITATIVE BENEFIT
  • Benefit #1
    ProGlove saves up to four seconds per pick.
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