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New Playbook for Process Control Based on Big Data and AI Introduced

Applied Materials has unveiled a major innovation in process control that uses Big Data and AI technology to help semiconductor manufacturers accelerate node development, speed time to revenue and earn more profits over the life of a node. Semiconductor technology is becoming increasingly complex and expensive, and reducing the time needed to develop and ramp… Continue reading New Playbook for Process Control Based on Big Data and AI Introduced

Data and analytics to become 'core business function' in 2021: Gartner

Dive Brief: Data and analytics will morph into a core business function in 2021, as companies infuse these capabilities into current practices, Gartner said as one of its Top 10 Trends in Data and Analytics, 2021 report, published Tuesday. Throughout 2021, companies will see data and analytics as a shared business asset connected to business… Continue reading Data and analytics to become 'core business function' in 2021: Gartner

Manufacturing Resiliency and the Rise of Industrial Automation

Manufacturing Resiliency and the Rise of Industrial Automation To better understand how manufacturing is transforming into a high-tech haven, it is important to examine the most promising technologies and applications in industrial automation. Shutdown and Turnaround: A 7-point plan Shutdowns are a big deal. From planned inspections to the inevitable unexpected repairs that’ll crop up,… Continue reading Manufacturing Resiliency and the Rise of Industrial Automation

Luminar To Supply Laser Lidar Sensors, Software For SAIC Motor’s Electric Cars

Laser lidar startup Luminar, founded and led by the youngest self-made billionaire tracked by Forbes, will supply high-tech sensors and software to Chinese auto giant SAIC Motor Corp. for its new line of electric R brand vehicles. Vehicles using the Silicon Valley company’s tech are to be on the road next year and able to… Continue reading Luminar To Supply Laser Lidar Sensors, Software For SAIC Motor’s Electric Cars

How manufacturers can unlock efficiency gains through opportunities for improvement & automation

As vaccination programmes continue and lockdowns slowly begin to lift, the focus for many manufacturers will be to revive production as quickly as possible; make global supply chains more resilient; and accelerate digital transformation to optimise financial processes in the long term in order to stay as competitive as possible. To gain a better understanding… Continue reading How manufacturers can unlock efficiency gains through opportunities for improvement & automation

Here Come The Farm Robots: Startup Raises $20 Million For Autonomous Electric Tractors

Monarch Tractor, a startup cofounded by a member of the Mondavi wine family, is leveraging technology more commonly associated with battery-powered Teslas and autonomous Waymo vans to create electric robotic tractors it says can make farming safer and more sustainable. The Silicon Valley-based company just raised $20 million as it prepares to start deliveries.  Monarch,… Continue reading Here Come The Farm Robots: Startup Raises $20 Million For Autonomous Electric Tractors

5 Reasons to Make Machine Learning Work for Your Business

March 16, 2021 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Demand for machine learning is skyrocketing. This growth is driven not only by “middle adopters” recognizing the vast potential of machine learning after watching early adopters benefit from its use, but by steady improvements in machine-learning technology itself. It may be… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Make Machine Learning Work for Your Business