Augmented Reality Based on Object Recognition for Piping System Maintenance

Ana Regina Mizrahy Cuperschmid (School of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Design, Department of Architecture and Construction, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, SP, 13083-889, Brazil)
Mariana Higashi Sakamoto (School of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Design, Department of Architecture and Construction, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, SP, 13083-889, Brazil)

Abstract


Augmented Reality (AR) applications can be used to improve tasks and mitigate errors during facilities operation and maintenance. This article presents an AR system for facility management using a three-dimensional (3D) object tracking method. Through spatial mapping, the object of interest, a pipe trap underneath a sink, is tracked and mixed onto the AR visualization. From that, the maintenance steps are transformed into visible and animated instructions. Although some tracking issues related to the component parts were observed, the designed AR application results demonstrated the potential to improve facility management tasks.


Keywords


Augmented reality;3D object tracking;Maintenance;Pipe;Facility management

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/jaeser.v4i2.3305

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