A Comparative Study of Augmented Reality Assistant Tools in Assembly

  • Lea DalingEmail author
  • Anas Abdelrazeq
  • Christoph Sauerborn
  • Frank Hees
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 972)


Digital learning formats using Augmented Reality (AR) technologies have already been successfully used in industry. AR opens new possibilities to guide employees systematically through assembly processes, ensuring the practical relevance of the learning content and a saving of time in the learning process. In order to enhance this technology’s acceptance, user-centred designed AR applications are crucial. This paper aims at deriving conclusions on the usability of AR Head Mounted Displays (HMD) in the field of production. As the transferability of lab-based usability studies is still lacking, we conducted a mixed method approach in a laboratory as well as a field setting. This paper presents the current state of the art, the development of the AR applications and the main results of the study.


Augmented Reality Head Mounted Displays On the job training Assembly processes Industry 4.0 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lea Daling
    • 1
    Email author
  • Anas Abdelrazeq
    • 1
  • Christoph Sauerborn
    • 2
  • Frank Hees
    • 1
  1. 1.IMA & IfURWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  2. 2.RWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany

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