Comparison of Different Assembly Assistance Systems Under Ergonomic and Economic Aspects

  • Sven BendziochEmail author
  • Dominic Bläsing
  • Sven Hinrichsen
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1026)


More and more complex products are being fitted in small batches in manual assembly. Because of this, more information needs to be collected from employees and implemented in appropriate actions. At the same time, the informational design of assembly systems often shows deficits in operational practice. Manual assembly processes can be made more economical, reliable, and human-oriented with the help of informational assistance systems. Testing was carried out in the Laboratory for Industrial Engineering at the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and Arts to verify this potential. Initial results on the use of augmented reality (AR) glasses in comparison to providing information in a paper-based format are presented.


Worker assistance system Manual assembly Human-machine interaction Informational complexity 



The authors acknowledge the financial support by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany (BMBF) and the European Social Fund (ESF) in the project Montexas4.0 (FKZ Grant no. 02L15A260 and 02L15A261).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sven Bendzioch
    • 1
    Email author
  • Dominic Bläsing
    • 2
  • Sven Hinrichsen
    • 1
  1. 1.Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences and ArtsLemgoGermany
  2. 2.University GreifswaldGreifswaldGermany

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