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How does McLaren win the race both on the track and in cyberspace? With innovation and Artificial Intelligence

This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Depositphotos.com Innovation is essential for success. With the Mexican Grand Prix approaching soon, as it will take place on November 7, these innovations will be the center of attention,… Continue reading How does McLaren win the race both on the track and in cyberspace? With innovation and Artificial Intelligence

Strength In Semiconductors Is The Key To Setting New Highs In The Stock Market

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) gapped above its 50-day simple moving averages and has a neutral weekly chart. The S&P 500 Index (SPX) also gapped above its 50-day SMA and has a neutral weekly chart. The Nasdaq Composite (IXIC) is on the cusp of its 50-day SMA and has a neutral weekly chart. The… Continue reading Strength In Semiconductors Is The Key To Setting New Highs In The Stock Market

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Automated Measurements Using SMARTTECH3D 3D Scanner and KUKA Robot

SMARTTECH has established cooperation with industrial robot manufacturer KUKA AG. The outcome of this cooperation is a new product for automated quality control system. The SMARTTECH3D Robotized system enables user automation of full quality control processes starting from customization of measurement plan, through CAD comparison up to control report all in one software environment. Over… Continue reading Automated Measurements Using SMARTTECH3D 3D Scanner and KUKA Robot

Apple Set to Cut iPhone Production Goals Due to Chip Crunch

Apple Inc. is likely to slash its projected iPhone 13 production targets for 2021 by as many as 10 million units as prolonged chip shortages hit its flagship product, according to people with knowledge of the matter.  The company had expected to produce 90 million new iPhone models in the last three months of the… Continue reading Apple Set to Cut iPhone Production Goals Due to Chip Crunch

SGS to Manage and Operate a New Laboratory at Albatros Energy in Mali

SGS will be operating the newly established laboratory, in collaboration with Albatros Energy Mali, which is running the first independent power project supplying the national grid in Mali with reliable energy. Testing fuels is vital to guaranteeing the safety of the power station, as any deviations can have a significant impact on the plant and… Continue reading SGS to Manage and Operate a New Laboratory at Albatros Energy in Mali

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Skilling up for smarter factory innovation

Fleur Doidge investigates how manufacturers in the UK can acquire the IT and digital skillsets that drive innovation in the ‘smarter factory.’ High-end IT skills are in demand, from artificial intelligence (AI) and data science, to programming for software development, and manufacturers must compete to receive their share. As Hizmy Hassen, chief digital officer of… Continue reading Skilling up for smarter factory innovation

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Memory chip demand stifled due to semiconductor shortage, lean inventories

Dive Brief: Micron’s inventory is at its “leanest level in many years” as it encounters shortages of integrated circuit components, limiting its ability to meet full demand, CEO Sanjay Mehrotra said on the company’s Q4 earnings call. The computer memory chipmaker’s days of inventory was 94 for the quarter — “definitely below the optimal level”… Continue reading Memory chip demand stifled due to semiconductor shortage, lean inventories

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Rising Demand for EVs Will Disrupt Auto Manufacturing

Rising Demand for EVs Will Disrupt Auto Manufacturing The most significant transformations are likely to happen in factories, where the differences between EV and ICE vehicles could reshape workflows and drastically reduce labor hours. To Overcome Capacity Constraints, Industry 4.0 Implementations Must Follow These 3 Steps The benefits of industry 4.0 in manufacturing are clear,… Continue reading Rising Demand for EVs Will Disrupt Auto Manufacturing

Four key actions to strengthen process resilience

Richard Jeffers, Director of Maintenance Solutions at RS Components, shares findings from the second report in its Resilience Index series, which looks at process resilience and how senior engineers can strengthen it. The latest report in the Resilience Index series we’ve commissioned, uncovered four key actions senior engineers should consider taking to build process resilience… Continue reading Four key actions to strengthen process resilience

Rolls-Royce’s all-electric aircraft completes maiden flight in UK

Rolls-Royce’s first all-electric aircraft has completed its maiden flight in the skies above the UK ahead of a world record attempt later this year. The ‘Spirit of Innovation’ soared for around 15 minutes, having taken off from the MOD’s Boscombe Down airfield in Wiltshire on Wednesday. With its powerful 400kW (500+hp) electric powertrain and the… Continue reading Rolls-Royce’s all-electric aircraft completes maiden flight in UK