BricksAR: exploring the potential of augmented reality to inform assembly processes in construction

  • João Pedro Andrade Caixeta UFU
  • André Luís de Araújo UFU


The use of Augmented Reality (AR) systems in construction processes can represent an essential transformation in the communication between design and production. However, supposing that design-production translations can be obtained from several manufacturing methods (such as robotic, manual, modular, non-modular, and others), there are not enough studies that explored the potential uses of AR as an assistant for assembly operations. To tackle this problem, this ongoing research proposes to investigate the potentials of a low-cost and marker-based AR system to conduct different manual assembly processes. With the observational focus on aspects of precision and feasibility, we used scientific reductions based on modeling, simulation, and prototyping to provide inferences about the proposed tool's behavior in the real world.
Palavras-chave: Augmented reality, Digital construction, Complex shapes, Assembly process


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CAIXETA, João Pedro Andrade; DE ARAÚJO, André Luís. BricksAR: exploring the potential of augmented reality to inform assembly processes in construction. In: WORKSHOP DE INICIAÇÃO CIENTÍFICA - SIMPÓSIO DE REALIDADE VIRTUAL E AUMENTADA (SVR), 22. , 2020, Evento Online. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2020 . p. 40-43. DOI: