A worker assistance system supports employees in their daily manual production tasks. Real-time visual, step-by-step instructions safely guide individuals through complete production processes. In case of errors or detected deviations, audiovisual instructions for error correction are promptly displayed. The inclusion of components like sensors, cameras, and software ensures process safety. This system enhances efficiency and guarantees production quality.
Smart Klaus is the camera-based premium worker assistance system for manual production.
The system accompanies employees in their daily tasks from goods receipt to the outgoing goods department. Smart Klaus consistently and autonomously monitors and records all procedural sequences, enhancing efficiency and guaranteeing precision in manual production. By minimizing the error rate to zero PPM (parts per million), Smart Klaus effectively addresses the challenge of skilled labor shortages.
Smart Klaus navigates workers systematically through manual production processes with the aid of digital work instructions and continuous optical monitoring. The sophisticated image processing software verifies the accuracy of each work step, offering immediate feedback. Real-time audiovisual notifications are delivered after each step, indicating errors or confirming correctness.
The worker assistance system is based on various components:
The worker assistance system's components can be effortlessly installed onto existing worktables. These mentioned elements are adaptable to individual requirements, and there are also various expansion possibilities (outlined in point 7 "What expansion options are there?")
Typically, a Smart Klaus workstation comprises the previously mentioned components. Yet, due to its modular design, the worker assistance system can be flexibly adjusted to accommodate a diverse array of workstations. This adaptability allows for the customization of the system to meet specific requirements and needs.
Smart Klaus is presently employed across diverse industrial work settings, spanning conveyor belt operations, line production, and individualized manufacturing.
Its modular design facilitates personalized adjustments, allowing the system to be tailored to a broad spectrum of workstations.
Smart Klaus is more than just a product - it is a holistic solution that revolutionizes your working environment. With a wide range of extensions, Smart Klaus offers a flexible and efficient solution for your industrial requirements.
We offer the following add-ons :
Smart Klaus provides an interface designed for the seamless integration of external tools capable of detecting features not visible to the camera. Tools such as screwdrivers, label printers, scales, and similar devices can be easily connected. This integration facilitates the digital recording and documentation of specific attributes, such as torque during screw tightening, ensuring a verifiable and traceable work process.
Yes, the worker assistance system Smart Klaus has documented OPC UA and TCP-IP interfaces that enable seamless communication with other IT systems. These interfaces can be customized according to the specific requirements of the customers.
Smart Klaus facilitates the creation of reports using a database, as well as in PDF and JSON formats. A comprehensive documentation of all work steps is automatically generated, with each step timestamped to ensure continuous traceability and analysis of quality.
The worker assistance system Smart Klaus is certified according to international quality standards EN ISO 9001:2015 for quality management and EN ISO 12100 for machine safety.
Smart Klaus can be employed in any industry, thanks to the modular structure of its hardware and software, along with its powerful expansion capabilities.
Its applications span the entire production process, from goods receipt to goods dispatch.
Due to the multitude of cameras and other expansion possibilities, there are scarcely any limits to product recognition. The worker assistance system can identify even the smallest parts with features as fine as 0.01 mm, such as datamatrix codes.
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Smart Klaus can be deployed in any application area, thanks to the modular structure of its hardware and software, along with its powerful expansion capabilities.
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The worker assistance system supports a variety of tasks throughout the entire value chain to ensure quality and efficiency.
In the goods receipt area, the system enables:
For assembly and THT processes, the worker assistance system offers the following functions:
In the end-of-line process, the worker assistance system provides:
In the outgoing goods area, the worker assistance system supports:
For more information on all modules, please visit our product overview page.
A worker assistance system provides numerous advantages, including::
The worker assistance system Smart Klaus ensures quality in several ways:
Continuous improvement: Automatic documentation enables the traceability, analysis, and improvement of production processes to enhance quality.
The worker assistance system addresses the skilled labor shortage by:
The worker assistance System Smart Klaus ensures the protection of privacy through:
Of course, you are welcome to test the system before purchasing.
You can either get to know the system at a trade fair, test it at our premises or evaluate it in your own production facility with a rental model.
Our rental option enables a 3-month trial of our product. Moreover, we extend the opportunity to acquire Smart Klaus at the conclusion of the rental period, with 50% of the already paid costs being applied towards your purchase.
The process begins with your inquiry - you can contact us by e-mail or telephone.
Once we have received your inquiry, we will arrange a personal or telephone consultation. During this meeting, we will discuss your requirements in detail and provide you with all the relevant information about Smart Klaus.
As soon as you have decided to purchase the Smart Klaus worker assistance system, your worker assistance system will be delivered and we will support you during commissioning.
You will then receive training. Here we provide a comprehensive introduction to the operation and functionality of the system.
<meta charset="UTF-8" />Training on the worker assistance system can be carried out either directly on site at your company, virtually or at our premises.
Smart Klaus delivery takes place within 4 to 8 weeks after receipt of order. As soon as your system has been set up on site, and together with you, our technicians will take care of commissioning.
The worker assistance system is immediately ready for use. Your variants can be taught in directly and are immediately valid for assembly. No special programming knowledge is required.