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EREBUS0
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Augmented reality of circuits
EREBUS0   11/22/2013 4:36:44 PM
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When I first saw the video I was just so-so, but then it hit me how awesome this tool would be for analyzing old circuit boards to understand the design and functions.  I could easily see this type of tool as an integrated way to take a board and reconstruct the circuit schematic and generate a PCB layout to make a replacement.

Very cool idea.

Caleb Kraft
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Caleb Kraft   11/22/2013 5:11:29 PM
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I had a similar reaction till I imagined troubleshooting a circuit that I didn't quite understand. You could click on something and it would say "this is an X and it does this, test this piont for this result"

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alex_m1   11/24/2013 4:50:06 PM
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@Caleb in another matter , have a look at micro python[1] which is a great tool for the DIY crowd. It''s on kickstarter , so if you find it interesting and write about them, it sure would help.


Thanks.

[1]electronic project with ease

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Crusty1   11/23/2013 6:34:55 AM
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Anything that can get the frustration out of prototyping has got to be a good idea. For a field service engineer this has to be a great tool.

For the service engineer working on something like a track signal circuit (railway), being able to confirm that the circuit wires have gone back on the correct locations would have been such a boon and saved a lot of worry.

This is good tech, I would like to see how low the cost would be for Arduino users?

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prabhakar_deosthali   11/25/2013 6:43:31 AM
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Such kind of tools are very good to understand the circuits from the finished boards, where no documentation is present . very useful when we are trying to repair old boards .

A good tool for the first timers also in building the circuits and verifying them without the fear of any kind of fireworks.

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CuriousInventor   2/7/2014 5:28:39 PM
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We're now beta testing a system to create these types of guides (2d for the moment). http://www.equipcodes.com/VisionGuides 

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