Augmented Reality (AR), enabling technology that provides digital information superimposed on the real view, can be an ally in the process of digitalization of companies.
The working group Habitat Eficiente of the AEICE cluster pursues the objective of improving the competitiveness of its members, mainly SMEs, in terms of innovation in processes, products, business models and internationalization.
CARTIF, has designed and developed a new module based on AR for smart glasses based on the recognition of QR markers to launch the experiences of AR, particularized for three technological pilots: (1) risk identification (Metallicas Iscar), (2) management of machine maintenance (Cancio), and (3) machine status monitoring (Lino Alonso).
Align with the “Connected Industry 4.0” (MINECO) initiative, establishing activities that allow companies to benefit from the intensive use of ICTs
Facilitate innovation processes linked to digitalization through Augmented Reality (AR) applied to industry, especially SMEs.
Develop innovation in manufacturing processes: applying a specific methodology based on augmented reality (AR).
- Design and develop an Augmented Reality software module for smart glasses, which allow viewing of the environment and hands-free operation.
- Software implementation in three technology pilots. (1) Risk identification, (2) Machine maintenance management, and (3) Machine status monitoring.
- Design and develop a HABITAT-RA Application Guide as a support tool in promoting the applicability of AR.
- The technological diagnosis of the habitat sector, which identifies its particularities, and the main barriers to the introduction of AR technology.
- An Augmented Reality software module for smart glasses as an example of the application of the AR in different aspects: risk identification, machine maintenance or machine status monitoring
- An Application Guide as a support tool for SMEs in the sector
Industrial Solutions projects:
VAPEX (Novel Vapour Analyser for the Detection of Explosives in Airports Passengers Checkpoints). Start date: June 2018. Duration: 2 years. Co-funded by Eurostars 2 Program, VAPEX is an European project led by SEADM aiming at the development of a new security explosive screener for the detection of hidden explosives carried by people, both passengers and non-passengers, within airport facilities. Two German entities (Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology and CFX Berlin) are also members of the consortium led by SEADM (Spain), contributing to the development and testing stages. VAPEX will be accomplished in close contact with security forces as future users of the new explosive screener. This project ranked position #10 out of 415 European applicants in the Eurostars 2 call for proposals ‘CoD 8’.
The TRREX project (Extended Range Robot Enabling Technologies for the Flexible Factory) investigates and develops technologies that contribute to the deployment of mobile industrial robots for the factories of the future. These systems will increase the flexibility of the plants and allow the optimization of industrial processes, improving their productivity.
A new intelligent system has been developed for manual assembly positions in the industry. This system aims to minimize assembly errors by operators by validating operations, providing information and guiding the operator in real time through a man-machine interface based on Augmented Reality
Nowadays in hot and cold lamination of “long” elements only the detection of punctual defects are made, not longitudinal defects. Therefore, the technological leap and the differentiating key of future products is to detect both, punctual and longitudinal defects on the production of flat steel in the rolling process, either the cold or hot process.
MARCA provides the maintenance operator with tools that facilitate access to content, communications and technologies necessary for the guidance, support and registration of maintenance work. It is based on technologies of augmented reality, mobility and communication, as well as a knowledge base for incident management.
INCEPTION develops new methods and tools for automated 3D modelling and analysis of European cultural assets proposing advancements on hardware and software, as well as new approaches for Cultural Heritage 3D data inclusive access and exploitation by means of the so called INCEPTION-Platform.