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A Practical and Proven Digital Work Instruction Platformto Resolve Your Manufacturing Challenges
LightGuide’s augmented reality (AR) software transforms manual processes by projecting digital step-by-step work instructions onto an employee’s work surface, standardizing and error-proofing the work. Coupled with 3D sensors and vision cameras, the system prevents and detects errors in real-time while capturing data and insights on your operator’s performance and quality.
See LightGuide AR Work Instructions in Action
LightGuide digital work instructions help businesses overcome their most complex manufacturing and operational challenges by automating complex manual processes.
Zero Defect Manufacturing Made Simple
Easily configured, customized, and programmed by your team, LightGuide digitizes complex frontline processes and replaces paper or monitor-based work instructions with projected AR work instructions. It connects seamlessly with your existing factory systems using pre-built digital connectors to hundreds of different MES, PLC, torque tools, cameras, and sensors.
LightGuide Digital Work Instructions: Proven Results
- >90% Improve Quality
- >50% Increase Throughput
- >30% Accelerate Training
Your Guide to AR Applications on the Factory Floor
Not all types of augmented reality are created equal. Use this guide to discover which type of industrial AR is best suited for your factory application, learn from real-world case studies, and more.
AR Work Instructions for Every Application
From small form factor training to complex, multi-station workcell assembly, there is a LightGuide digital work instruction solution for virtually any application.
LightGuide smartAR™ Desktop
The smartAR Desktop is an all-in-one system for AR work instructions, training and more.
LightGuide smartAR™ Workstation
The smartAR Workstation is an industrial-grade AR system for error-free assembly, inspection and training.
LightGuide smartAR™ Workcell
The smartAR Workcell is a scalable platform supporting the largest and most complex manual industrial applications.
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Featured Customer Case Studies
Leading Aerospace & Defense Manufacturer Eliminates Defects with AR Technology
Industry leader L3Harris must ensure its products adhere to the highest standards of quality and reliability. After implementing LightGuide AR work instructions on a line with 17 variants, the company eliminated defects and changeover per variant.
EV Supplier Reduces Cycle Time and Improves Quality with Digital Work Instructions
After implementing LightGuide digital work instructions on a production line with 4 workstations and nearly 100 parts bins, this global transmission supplier eliminated process confusion, reducing cycle time dramatically and improving quality by 100%.
Lightning eMotors Adopts AR Work Instructions for Error-free EV Manufacturing
Lightning eMotors, a leader in EV manufacturing and fleet electrification, decreased cycle time by up to 50% and reduced training time by 75% using LightGuide AR work instructions.
What our Customers are Saying
"[LightGuide] reduces the reliance on operator memory – also known as “cognitive ergonomics” – effectively turning a complex process with multiple steps into a series of simple processes with single steps."
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