LightGuide is a leading projected augmented reality (AR) software platform that transforms manual assembly and manufacturing processes for companies worldwide.

LightGuide uses proprietary software and high-powered projector systems to guide and confirm the completion of complex tasks.

LightGuide was founded in 2005 by Paul Ryznar. The company is headquartered in Wixom, Michigan.


LightGuide's patented Industry 4.0 technology dramatically standardizes and improves any manual process by projecting virtual step-by-step instructions onto an employee's work surface.


LightGuide works with industries such as aerospace, agriculture, automotive, energy, heavy equipment, and medical. Key clients include world-class manufacturing companies such as GE, Bosch, Caterpillar, Magna, and JR Automation.


LightGuide has raised $15M in a Series B funding on Jul 08, 2021. The round was led by G2 Venture Partners, with participations from Capital Midwest Fund and Michigan Capital Advisors.



  • Year founded: 2005
  • Funding Info: $15M over 1 Round (Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Wixom
  • State: Michigan
  • Country: United States
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