Manufacturing and Automation - Articles, Stories & Interviews
AI can provide superpowers to operators. But that can only happen if it’s highly accessible and manageable. We give engineers purpose-built engineering solutions that augments their work.
Wireless has been shaped by three major technological breakthroughs in the last 15 years: Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), Low-Power Wi-Fi, and lower-consumptive cellular technology (specifically, two branches: LTE Cat M1 and LTE Narrow Band IoT).
Fictiv’s robust digital supply chain infrastructure is growing every day. We have a highly vetted network of US-based additive manufacturing partners like Jabil Additive that enable customers to get the highest quality 3D printed parts delivered quickly
OEE takes into account machine availability, performance, and quality to provide a holistic view of a production line's efficiency. By capturing and analysing real-time data, LineView helps manufacturers improve OEE, thereby maximising the utilisation of existing resources.
Marine navigation device manufacturer FarSounder turned to MRP software to help with the complexities of inventory management and procurement.
Diamond Precision Engineering was tasked with making a giant guitar to mark the 80th birthday of Sir Paul McCartney.
The conventional deep learning model is a supervised model. It takes months of time to develop and train the model before it is ready for the production line. Here, Karina Odinaev explains why the conventional deep learning model is broken and what the alternatives are.
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Purdue Polytechnic to dedicate nation's largest smart manufacturing ecosystem for engineering technology
This interdisciplinary program synergizes science, engineering, information systems and computing, focusing on manufacturing's next evolutionary step called Industry 4.0. The new facility ecosystem also has wide-ranging applications, opening up potential curriculum expansion
The market size for AR applications was estimated to be $15.2B in 2021 and growing to over $90B by 2028. This shows clearly that companies are investing heavily in this transformative technology but why is it such a key innovation and how can you make best use of it?
AM Research Publishes In-Depth Market Study on Additive Manufacturing for Military and Defense; Estimates $0.3B in Direct DoD Spend in 2023, Growing to $1.8B in 2032
The comprehensive study sheds light on the rapid evolution and potential impact of additive manufacturing technologies on the defense and military landscape.
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Desktop Metal Now Shipping the Figur G15 - a Digital Sheet Metal Forming Machine that Eliminates the Need for Custom Tooling
The Figur G15 uses patent-pending Digital Sheet Forming (DSF) technology in which a software-driven ceramic toolhead on a gantry shapes standard sheet metal into parts with up to 2,000 lbs of force
• Industry meeting takes place on February 20, 2024, in Fürstenfeldbruck near Munich • Presentations on the latest technological developments and sessions on tips & tricks for individual machine vision applications • Event offers a forum for networking and professional exchange
In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, Industry 4.0 is ushering in a new era of connectivity, efficiency, and intelligence. At the heart of this transformation lies the pivotal role played by smart factory automation software. In this blog post, we'll delve into the key aspects of smart manufacturing, exploring how automation software is shaping the future of industries.
With the help of experienced independent distributors, manufacturers can confidently purchase quality parts with risk mitigation measures in place.
With defense industry demand ramping up worldwide, working with an experienced OEM to rebuild equipment is often the fastest, most cost-effective way to increase production.
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