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Unlock your Workforce Potential with Digital Work Instructions


Elevate Quality, Throughput, and Productivity with LightGuide’s Patented Projected AR Work Instruction Platform


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A Practical and Proven Digital Work Instruction Platform to Resolve Your Manufacturing Challenges

LightGuide’s augmented reality (AR) software transforms manual processes by projecting digital step-by-step AR 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.

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Projection-Based AR Guidance

Eliminate defects and improve efficiency by transforming manual processes into visual AR work instructions for real-time operator guidance. LightGuide Projected AR creates a high impact, high resolution, hands-free user experience.

Confirmation and Error Prevention

Our digital work instruction platform uses 3D sensors and vision cameras to detect errors in real-time, preventing defects and ensuring no-fault-forward quality control.

Real-time Analytics and Insights

Capture real-time operational metrics for full digital traceability in complex manufacturing processes and uncover powerful insights with the Data Hub. It’s enterprise-ready and easily interfaces to cloud analytics platforms.


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.

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LightGuide Digital Work Instructions: Proven Results

  • 90%+ Quality Improvement
  • 70%+ Training Efficiency
  • 50%+ Productivity Increase

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.


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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.

LightGuide SpotGuideAR™ Augmented Reality Warehouse System

LightGuide SpotGuideAR is a comprehensive augmented reality (AR) system designed specifically for material handling. It utilizes dynamic, programmable spotlight projectors that integrate seamlessly with factory interfaces and warehouse management systems.

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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.

Tech Insurance Company Transforms Electronics Repair Processes with AR

Using projected AR, this company was able to reduce complexity and standardize repair processes by digitizing workflows and providing technicians with precise visual guidance.

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."
L3Harris Engineering Manager

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Benefits of AR Work Instructions for Automotive Manufacturing

As automotive manufacturing becomes more complex, companies are challenged to maintain and improve quality while also increasing productivity to reduce costs.

6 Uses of AR for Manufacturing In Every Industry

Discover how enterprises are using AR-powered digital work instructions to solve their manufacturing challenges in training, standardization, optimization, and worker well-being.

The Future of Electronics Repair: How AR is Transforming Tech Support

Discover how companies are gaining a competitive advantage by using AR work instructions to facilitate faster, safer, and more reliable electronics repair services.

Ready to Put the Power of AR Work Instructions to Work for You?

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