Supporting manual assembly through merging live position data and 3D-CAD data using a worker information system

  • David Meinel
  • Florian Ehler
  • Melanie Lipka
  • Jörg Franke
Conference paper


Most of the existing worker information systems do not base the information on a worker’s real movement. By processing live sensor data through a novel Node.js server solution this link was established. This article describes an innovative worker information system with interactive access to real movements and target positions. Especially for assembling safety-relevant components and products, which are bearing a high risk of injury, live-controlled and recorded assembling holds advantages for quality and safety. Moreover, through shortened trainings the efficiency of the whole production system can be increased. The presented worker information system facilitates the employee at the example of a screwing process.


Assembly Information Worker information system Radio localization Smart Assistance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Meinel
    • 1
  • Florian Ehler
    • 1
  • Melanie Lipka
    • 2
  • Jörg Franke
    • 3
  1. 1.FAPSFriedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-NurembergErlangenDeutschland
  2. 2.LHFTFriedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-NurembergErlangenDeutschland
  3. 3.Lehrstuhl für Fertigungsautomatisierung und ProduktionssystematikFriedrich-Alexander-Universität ErlangenErlangenDeutschland

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