Augmented Reality for Enterprise Alliance

The AR has defined a number of generic AR Use Cases to help companies better understand what business problems can solved using AR.

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Navigation

This use case pertains to use of AR-enabled systems that display symbols or provide audio cues synchronized with the real world to direct a person or people between locations without delay or safety risks.

Business Benefits Computer Human Interfaces, Computer Vision, Graphics, Internet of Things, Networks, Wearables or handheld displays

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Remote Assistance

This use case pertains to having remote subject matter experts assisting on-site technicians or users (together called “on-site users”) in performance of any task or process which would otherwise not be completed (on time or according to guidelines). There are aspects of this use case category that overlap with guidance, assembly and navigation use cases. It may also include...

Business Benefits Audio, Computer Human Interfaces, Computer Vision, Graphics, Internet of Things, Networks, Wearables or handheld displays

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Situational Awareness

This use case pertains to providing digital assets about current (real time) and historical data to an AR user in context for informed decision making. It can be a component of other use cases, including complex assembly, collaboration, guidance, inspection, maintenance and remote assistance. 

Business Benefits Audio, Computer Human Interfaces, Computer Vision, Graphics, Internet of Things, Networks, Wearables or handheld displays

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Simulation

This use case pertains to using Augmented Reality to simulate (within and in interaction with the real world) the insertion or repositioning of things using 3D models. The 3D models can be of weather patterns, energy flows, industrial equipment, infrastructure (such as HVAC) or moving objects in a zone or confined space...

Business Benefits Computer Human Interfaces, Computer Vision, Graphics, Wearables or handheld displays

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Virtual User Interface

This use case pertains to using Augmented Reality to provide a user with an interactive interface for the real time operation and control of connected instruments or machines. 

Business Benefits Computer Human Interfaces, Computer Vision, Graphics, Internet of Things, Networks, Wearables or handheld displays

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Visualization

This use case pertains to using Augmented Reality to permit employee visualization of digital assets about people, places or objects in real world context. The assets may be about the status of instruments or processes, infrastructure, or moving objects in a zone or confined space (e.g., factory), used to support acquisition of new skills or decision making. This...

Business Benefits Computer Human Interfaces, Computer Vision, Graphics, Networks, projectors or handheld displays, Wearable

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Maintenance

This use case pertains to use of AR-assisted systems to diagnose issues and, once issues identified, provide digital assets and visual instructions to the user when performing repair and maintenance tasks. There is some overlap with inspection, remote assistance and complex assembly use cases.

Business Benefits Computer Human Interfaces, Computer Vision, Graphics, Internet of Things, Networks, Wearables, Wearables or handheld displays

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Guidance

This use case pertains to contextually-triggered AR-enhanced step-by-step instructions for any task. There are aspects of this use case category that overlap with assembly, remote assistance and navigation use cases.

Business Benefits Artificial Intelligence, Audio, Computer Human Interfaces, Computer Vision, Geospatial, Graphics, Internet of Things, Networks, Wearables or handheld displays

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Collaboration

This use case pertains to AR assistance for two or more people in proximity or at a distance who are interacting with digital assets for the purpose of collaborative design, creation and review.

Business Benefits Computer Human Interfaces, Computer Vision, Graphics, Networks, Projection AR, Wearables

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Inspection

This use case pertains to the use of AR for inspecting the results of processes, products and workplaces for safety and quality measurement or documentation. It helps detect and/or reduce incidence of a wide range of different types of risks and ensures that all requirements...

Business Benefits AR Development, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Internet of Things, Networks, Projection AR, Wearables or handheld displays

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