Interactive Visualization Turns Data Into Insight
The MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics has been a trusted and innovative partner for Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Global Logistics business for several years now. The new Visual Analytics Lab continues to show the forward-thinking nature of MIT’s research and we look forward to the opportunities and savings it can unlock for our business.
Elito Siqueira, Global VP of Operations and Logistics, Anheuser-Busch InBev
At BASF, we strongly believe in the value of visualization of data and information Developing new ways of intuitively interacting with complex data and decision support models leveraging technological advancements such as Augmented Reality will be important to unlocking the full potential of Big Data analytics at all levels of our supply chain. The MIT Visual Analytics Lab offers the opportunity to experiment with this kind of technology to turn our data into valuable insights at BASF.
Ralf Busche, SVP of Global Supply Chain Strategy & Performance, BASF Group
Multi-touch interactive video wall
Multi-user tactile interaction with interactive dashboards
- Real-time visibility of operational performance of suppliers, facilities, vessels, inventories, channels, customers, etc.
- Dynamic alerts of pending risks and disruptions
- Remote communication and information sharing
Capacitive-touch data mapping table
Collaborative analysis of geospatial information
- Geo-mapping and control of logistics and supply chain data
- Dynamic overlay of historic, real-time or predicted context information such as customer, supplier, infrastructure, traffic, weather, socio-economic, policy, or social media data
Multi-user augmented reality system
Immersive, holographic communication & collaboration
- Holographic remote in-person meetings
- Joint three-dimensional data exploration, analysis and manipulation with multiple local and remote collaborators
- Virtual simulation of real-world operational environments
Integration of mobile secondary devices
Real-time visibility & remote collaboration
- Mobile data visibility and analysis on demand
- Mobile collaboration and communication
- Mobile holographic visualization and communication
Located at the heart of a highly interdisciplinary research ecosystem at MIT, and drawing on a unique range of managerial and technical expertise, the Visual Analytics Lab is harnessing interactive visualization and augmented reality technology to change the way supply chain and logistics data is accessed, understood and utilized.
Data science and quantitative modeling
for data-driven analyses and decision support tools in logistics, supply chain, manufacturing, and many other fields
that leverages auditory, tactile, and visual cues to make the use of data, models and analytics exceptionally user-friendly
that achieves more efficient data collection, processing, analysis and display, enabling more effective data analysis and decision making
Hardware and system design
to support seamless data visualization and analysis and immersive remote collaboration with augmented reality technology
turning innovations in interactive visualization and augmented reality applications into commercially viable products and services
Dr. Matthias Winkenbach
Director, Visual Analytics Lab, MIT CTL
Director, Megacity Logistics Lab, MIT CTL
Prof. Yossi Sheffi
Director, MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics
Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems, MIT
Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT
Join Us in Shaping the Future
Become a partner of the MIT Visual Analytics Lab and take a seat at the forefront of data innovation in supply chain and logistics. Gain priority access to intellectual property developed at the lab, use it for workshops, trainings and executive education, and tap into MIT’s unique talent pool. Strategic partners may also be recognized with exclusive naming rights.
Contact us today to learn more!
Dr. Matthias Winkenbach
Director, MIT CTL Visual Analytics Lab
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, E90-9150
Cambridge, MA 02139
+1 (857) 253-1639