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LightGuide smartAR™ Desktop

All-In-One System for AR Work Instructions, Training and More

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The Power of Projected AR Workflows In One Portable Platform

The smartAR Desktop is redefining how manufacturers, corporate training providers and universities manage training, assembly, inspection and repair operations. Whether you’re looking to train employees, create immersive learning experiences, or improve operational efficiency, the smartAR Desktop is an ideal solution.

It’s a perfect fit for any organization that works with small form-factor parts and processes, like portable electronics and PCBAs to cell phones, tablets, game controllers, and more. With this compact model, users can perform offline and remote work instruction authoring and scale process simulations to reduce training time and get operators to work faster.  

Projection-Based AR

LightGuide Projection AR creates a high-lumen, high-resolution, hands-free user experience.


Visual Workflow

LightGuide creates an immersive, intuitive user experience with step-by-step guidance for complex manual work.


Easily Customized

LightGuide is a low-code application, easily configured, customized, and programmed by your team.



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Smartphone AR-assisted Repair Demo

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Everything you Need to Create Projected AR Workflows


Pre-installed with LightGuide AR work instruction software, the smartAR Desktop comes with everything you need to provide step-by-step visual guidance for complex manual processes. Features of the smartAR Desktop include:

  • A portable all-in-one system with integrated hardware
  • Pre-installed LightGuide AR work instruction software
  • An integrated projector
  • A 3D camera
  • A powerful Windows 10 PC 
  • A 23-inch diagonal touchscreen monitor
  • A 20-inch diagonal touch-enabled mat worksurface

LightGuide AR Platform


LightGuide augmented reality uses digital projection technology to overlay a virtual operating “canvas” onto any work surface, simplifying complex manual tasks. By interfacing with existing manufacturing equipment, the system delivers immersive, interactive visual work instructions that comprise a company’s key assembly, inspection, material handling, and training operations.

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

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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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