Inside a trailer on the show floor here, the software giant showed how its AX software streamlines operations on the on the shop floor by giving users insight into the assembly of products.
“When a manufacturer makes a machine on an assembly line, they can see what stage it’s in during the build process,” noted Bunny Court of Attent Systems, a partner of Microsoft. “So if a customer calls in and says, “I won’t need the machine for another three months,’ they can stop production. But if a customer says they want it sooner, they can speed up.”
Microsoft competes in the manufacturing software space with SAP, Oracle and others.
Lantronix Inc. has expanded its line of controllers for sensor networks with the release of a rugged controller that improves management of automation systems used in a number of industries, including manufacturing, oil and gas, and chemicals.
Inspired by the hooks a parasitic worm uses to penetrate its host's intestines, the Karp Lab has invented a flexible adhesive patch covered with microneedles that adheres well to wet, soft tissues, but doesn't cause damage when removed.
A quick look into the merger of two powerhouse 3D printing OEMs and the new leader in rapid prototyping solutions, Stratasys. The industrial revolution is now led by 3D printing and engineers are given the opportunity to fully maximize their design capabilities, reduce their time-to-market and functionally test prototypes cheaper, faster and easier. Bruce Bradshaw, Director of Marketing in North America, will explore the large product offering and variety of materials that will help CAD designers articulate their product design with actual, physical prototypes. This broadcast will dive deep into technical information including application specific stories from real world customers and their experiences with 3D printing. 3D Printing is