Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership of RealWear’s HMT-1 Analyst Report

The need to connect remote mobile workers with critical information whenever they need it, wherever they need it is more acute now than ever before. This is especially true for today’s service workforce that operates at edges of their organizations – often in the most hazardous environments – scaling wind turbines, working in manufacturing plants or servicing heavy machinery. It is these workers, however, that have remained underserved when considering the digital transformation initiatives sweeping through organizations. RealWear has made supporting these workers its priority.


This report provides the following information:

  • Determining the ‘Best Fit’ Mobile Solution for the Worker and Their Environment
  • Hands-Free vs. Not in Hand: Leveraging Voice as the Most Intuitive Interface
  • Measuring to Total Cost of Ownership of Enterprise Mobility Solutions and the Impact of Device Failure: The Hidden Costs of Mobile Solutions EMM/MDM Solutions Key to Minimizing Enterprise Mobility Support Costs
  • Evaluating RealWear’s Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)


This report by VDC Research provides an independent analyst perspective on the Total Cost of Ownership of RealWear HMT-1 or HMT-1 headsets versus alternative solutions such as smart glasses or ruggedized handheld mobile devices (ie. tablets or smart phones).


Analyst: David Kreb, VDC Research