The energy systems manufacturer VIESSMANN has recognized the value of new technologies such as augmented reality in the course of digitization and is working on the process suitability of different applications in their production plants in the Smart Factory department. Since the possible fields of application of augmented reality are very broad, the Smart Factory department has set itself the goal of testing different applications and thus identifying those with the greatest potential for VIESSMANN.
In several joint workshops with different departments, use cases for augmented reality were identified, in the areas of maintenance of their own production machines, training of new production employees, training of service technicians and customers as well as documentation in service. In order to evaluate the large number of use cases as efficiently as possible, one of VIESSMANN’s requirements were that the augmented reality content can be created by their own employees without having to have programming knowledge.
We were able to provide this with our software PINS. Thanks to the software, VIESSMANN was able to create a wide range of augmented reality workflows themselves and thus evaluate selected use cases. In this context, especially training processes of new employees have turned out to be one area of application of augmented reality with high potential. This leads to an increase in the efficiency of the processes, the reduction of errors and the shortening of the training process.
Used Technologies: Augmented Reality | CAD Processing
“Digitization is a huge topic for us. With VISCOPIC Pins and the AR technology involved, we aim to lean processes in the future, enhance efficiency, overcome spatial barriers and use this topic as a future opportunity for us.”
Judith Blaser, Project Manager Smart Factory
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