Augmented Reality Applications in the Engineering Environment

  • Karle Olalde Azkorreta
  • Héctor Olmedo Rodríguez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8524)


In the area of engineering, we can move much in the way clients generally can interact with models or designs for new products, so we are developing various alternatives for visualization, such as Virtual and Augmented realities based on accurate models with no need of using specific software. In order to have a better and global knowledge of the possibilities we show in this paper the situation and capabilities of these technologies. From models developed with commercial programs and tools for industrial design, we propose a workflow to give everybody a chance to interact with these models. The sectors where these technologies are applied and the services offered are grouped in Industrial production systems and Learning of related disciplines. At the end conclusions will be given with every reference used. With everything, ideas for improving these technologies and the correspondent applications could be suggested to the reader.


Collaboration technology and informal learning Augmented and virtual Reality engineering models 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karle Olalde Azkorreta
    • 1
  • Héctor Olmedo Rodríguez
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Basque Country, UPV/EHUVitoria-GasteizSpain
  2. 2.Universidad de ValladolidValladolidSpain

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