AR and Maintenance - Visualization of Process Data and Engineering Information

  • Sven BuyerEmail author
  • Carsten Wittenberg
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 528)


Nowadays the trend in the industry is to centralize production systems. For example almost autonomous power plants will be spread over the regions. In case of malfunctions the maintenance staff has to react very fast to reduce downtimes and costs. Based on a user analysis, different requirements such as fast information gathering and straightforward handling have been determined. Required documents are often spread across the company. This leads to time-intensive searching and obtaining. Modern technologies like Augmented Reality (AR) can support the staff. AR-applications have great potential for practical use, however, essential parts of today’s popular desktop-based interaction concepts have to be redesigned. Computer games provide solutions for presenting complex information in a way that is easy to understand. Anforderungen an AR-Anwendungen in der Instandhaltung.


Augmented reality User interface Maintenance Mobile devices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robotics and AutomationHeilbronn UniversityHeilbronnGermany

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