Joint research proposal PlanAR

Industrial applications of augmented reality

Type: Applied teaching
Status: in planning
Goal: Exploring the potentials of AR and its effects
Result: in planning


A joint research proposal is to be submitted to the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Regional Development and Energy within the framework of a multi-year cooperation between FHWS, University of Würzburg, and the industrial partners KBA, iTiZZiMO, TRIPS GmbH and Siemens. The core of the research is to determine industrial applications of Augmented Reality in the areas of plant planning and material flow optimization, among others, and to determine the psychological effect on the participants.

Methods and realization

In terms of technology, the Microsoft HoloLens AR headset is mainly used for the AR representation. Application development will be done in the Game Engine Unity. The psychological part will be taken over by the Chair of Psychology at the University of Würzburg.