Factory of the Future

How big data and AI will optimise continuous improvement

Panasonic is testing a continuous improvement method for manufacturing processes called gemba, which builds on Toyota’s kaizen method. In combination...

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How AI is entering the world of auto manufacturing

The automotive industry remains cautious about applying artificial intelligence to its production processes, expressing concerns about efficiency and profitability. On...

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Digital technology optimises production lines

Many industrial undertakings are discovering the benefits of collaborative simulation solutions, particularly as applied to logistics. A number of specialised...

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Voice technology still in its infancy in plant environment

Voice assistants are just starting to be seen in industry. But before an assembly line can be controlled by voice...

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An innovative way to include SMEs in the industry of the future

Factory 4.0 is not just for large companies. A California-based start-up has launched a combined hardware and software product to...

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Cegelec 3S involves students in security-related innovation

Cegelec 3S has tapped into Caen’s academic ecosystem to help drive innovation. Together with students, the VINCI Energies business unit has...

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Maintenance, a strategic building block for Industry 4.0

The interest in predictive maintenance and investments made in CMMS indicate how important equipment availability is to businesses. In the...

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Automation, an industry spearhead

Robotics, increasingly employed across all industrial sectors, enables small and medium-sized enterprises and industries to improve their performance via a...

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Smart robot data security via the blockchain

Industry could combine robots, artificial intelligence, and blockchain technology to ensure process security. The combination of artificial intelligence and blockchain...

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AI at the heart of the factory of the future

Big data and artificial intelligence skills are in high demand to operate increasingly high-tech Industry 4.0 production facilities. Will AI save...

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