Blockchain has massive value in supply chains, and supply chains are the cornerstone of every manufacturing business. As such, increasing supply chain efficiency via the implementation of this technology will mean manufacturers can improve their material ordering process...
In its recent 'Exponential technologies in manufacturing' study, Deloitte observes that organisations from every industry now face mounting pressure to transform and make the shift from product-centric business models to capture other sources of value
As consumers and participants in the supply chain demand greater transparency, blockchain has the potential to transform how information about a food product flows from farm to fork to ensure quality and safety by adding greater visibility and efficiency to the process.
3D digital manufacturing inherits several privacy and security-related challenges with multiple stake holders. Blockchain technology can be used for enabling data governance, data provenance, data auditability and data validation in 3D printing.
Kata Karath for CoinTelegraph: 3D-TOKEN, a project of the Italian Politronica Srl startup wants to integrate it with Blockchain technology to create a 'one of a kind glocal decentralized Just-In-Time Factory 4.0 matching the digital revolution of the 21st century.
Humans and robots can now share tasks - and this new partnership is on the verge of revolutionizing the production line. Today's drivers like data-driven services, decreasing product lifetimes and the need for product differentiation are putting flexibility paramount, and no technology is better suited to meet these needs than the Omron TM Series Collaborative Robot. With force feedback, collision detection technology and an intuitive, hand-guided teaching mechanism, the TM Series cobot is designed to work in immediate proximity to a human worker and is easier than ever to train on new tasks.