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Siemens and Google Cloud to Cooperate on AI-based Solutions in Manufacturing

The new cooperation aims to enable the scaled deployment of AI-based solutions for industrial manufacturing. Google Cloud and Siemens, an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and software, today announced a new cooperation to optimize factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor. Siemens intends to integrate Google Cloud’s leading data cloud and… Continue reading Siemens and Google Cloud to Cooperate on AI-based Solutions in Manufacturing

AI Predicts Abnormalities in Aluminum Die Casting Products

To support their goal of manufacturing quality parts, Toyota Industries Corporation and Siemens have cooperated to develop artificial intelligence (AI) that can predict product abnormalities in aluminum die casting, a key process in automotive air conditioning compressor production. The development is one of the world’s first to use defect prediction AI for die casting. It… Continue reading AI Predicts Abnormalities in Aluminum Die Casting Products

At John Deere, ‘Hard Iron Meets Artificial Intelligence’

John Deere is leveraging Intel’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help solve a costly, age-old problem in the manufacturing welding process. Deere is piloting a solution that uses computer vision to automatically spot common defects in the automated welding process in its manufacturing facilities. “Welding is a complicated process. This AI solution has the potential… Continue reading At John Deere, ‘Hard Iron Meets Artificial Intelligence’

Scaling Artificial Intelligence For Data Privacy in Production

The BMW Group is publishing an anonymisation solution based on artificial intelligence (AI) that can anonymise objects in photos and videos. Building on the BMW labelling tool Lite, these algorithms enable targeted protection of relevant information: The user-friendly software tool uses AI to block out or blur objects or people. The granularity and degree of… Continue reading Scaling Artificial Intelligence For Data Privacy in Production

The Impact of Robotics on Supply Chain 2.0

Parts of the last 12 months have felt like a science fiction film. On one hand, a global pandemic is causing record-setting despair: travel is restricted, the economy is in shock, and people everywhere are either at home or managing a cautious return to activity. On the other hand, a kind of technological revolution is… Continue reading The Impact of Robotics on Supply Chain 2.0

Optimize manufacturing with AI, machine learning and digitalization

From production planning and mechanical engineering to project planning, advanced technologies and digitalization effectively mitigate challenges while optimizing key processes. INFORM Software Corporation, a leading provider of AI-based optimization software that facilitates improves decision making, processes and resource management across diverse industries, will be hosting three, free webinars focused on optimizing various manufacturing and assembly… Continue reading Optimize manufacturing with AI, machine learning and digitalization

Deep Learning Software Recognizes Component Discrepancies From Target Dimensions

Quality control is key to the manufacturing industry. Does a physical component fail to meet the requirements specified in the CAD data? Until now, employees have carried out visual inspections to find out. Researchers at Fraunhofer IGD are now developing a much more precise alternative using developed MARQUIS software. The MARQUIS software combines augmented reality… Continue reading Deep Learning Software Recognizes Component Discrepancies From Target Dimensions

Industrial Sound Analysis Delivers Automated Quality Control

Many companies do not have the confidence to try out artificial intelligence models. As a result, they have a wealth of untapped potential for quality control. The new IDMT-ISAAC software now makes it possible for users without any expert knowledge of AI to also benefit from artificial intelligence applications. The software is adapted to a… Continue reading Industrial Sound Analysis Delivers Automated Quality Control

Is the Future of Manufacturing Automated or Autonomous?

March 31, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. I recently took part in The EMS (Eric Miscoll Show), a biweekly panel discussion exploring all things manufacturing, and perhaps more specifically, all things EMS. This particular episode explored the topic of autonomous manufacturing and had two visionary founders and CEOs… Continue reading Is the Future of Manufacturing Automated or Autonomous?

Mitutoyo Launch AI Inspect Visual Defect Detection Software

Mitutoyo has announced the release of its new AI Inspect Software to its overall lineup of software solutions. Intended for use in determining defects in multiple applications, Mitutoyo’s AI INSPECT is a standalone software product designed to assist customers with next generation visual defect analysis. Visual defect detection has traditionally been a costly and time-consuming… Continue reading Mitutoyo Launch AI Inspect Visual Defect Detection Software