Whether it’s predictive maintenance systems or smart PLCs, manufacturers are grabbing data to improve throughput, reduce downtime, and replace retiring knowledge workers.
We’ve seen ingenious Rube Goldberg extended setups, but this is the first time we’ve seen a Rube Goldberg that is pure comedy.
Digital technology – including augmented reality – is helping manufacturers stay fully operational during COVID-19.
Siemens has developed a system design to guide companies through the process of reopening the workplace during the pandemic.
The era of proprietary automation systems is giving way to open-source approaches to smart manufacturing, from robot operating systems to open-source execution management systems.
Electrostatically dissipative components, smart textiles, among other beneficiaries.
Graphene-based sensor enables 100,000 times higher sensitivity than what’s currently available.