FabNavi is a support system to capture assembling processes with videos/pictures and replaying data on (remote) tabletop. The system records works on tabletop with an overhead camera, and presents full scale videos/pictures on the tabletop. The FabNavi system proposes visual instruction to assemble physical objects in remote places: (1) Recording the assembly processes easily, (2) Sharing these instruction on the web, (3) Replaying them on the (remote) tabletop.


Figure 1. The FabNavi system


Improving Robustness and Versatility [2015-16]

Developing as web based system

  • Adapting for multiple clients through Web API
    • e.g., smartphone, raspberry pie…etc
  • Ready for Big data
    • Deploying on Amazon EC2 and S3.