Pathfinder platform automatically builds computational models of a complex physical task, such as an assembly activity, given only a handful of recorded demonstrations of the task. Once such a model is built, Pathfinder can finely track the job status from live video, to guide a worker through the task, provide independent training, and perform analytics. Pathfinder’s analytics capability identifies non-value added activities across processes, unexpected variability in process times, and traces assembly mistakes through a line; whereas its digital work instruction capability offers audible and visual alerts to help the operator avoid assembly mistakes.
How it works
Step 1: Capture
- Enter a bill of process and record a handful of demonstrations of the process split across roughly 10 workers to capture various working styles (takes 2-3 hours).
Step 2: Label
- Label the videos at the level of individual steps (takes ~10 minutes).
Step 3: Deploy
- Provide live feedback to assembly operator or passively analyze video for improvements.
Step 4: Analyze
- Get cycle times and step-level analytics, such as standard deviation for each step.
How to get started
We initiate your account through a 4-week pilot program in which we help you install our smart camera system on your workstations, model manual processes, set up dashboard and live task guidance systems, and observe a clear Return-on-Investment.