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13 Nov

The Art of Possible: 3 Smart Manufacturing Success Stories

Posted by Chanakya Gupta |
Nov 13, 2017

Tags: Smart Manufacturing

Smart manufacturing, the art of possible, and Industry 4.0 have become big buzz words in recent years. By combining the latest technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning, the potential for achieving never-before-seen results in productivity, decision making, and cost savings seems limitless.

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11 May

AI & Manufacturing–Part 2:Three Ways to Use AI in Manufacturing Automation

Posted by Jeff Miller |
May 11, 2017

Tags: Smart Manufacturing, Automation

In AI and Manufacturing – Part I, we discussed what artificial intelligence is, and how has it has evolved to affect manufacturing. Today, we’re going to share three key ways to implement AI in plant floor manufacturing.

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06 Apr

AI and Manufacturing - Part 1: Four Critical Questions     

Posted by Jeff Miller |
Apr 06, 2017

Tags: Smart Manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the concept of developing machines with intelligence. Not a new concept, AI is an evolution of machine learning we have seen for decades, and it can – and will – affect manufacturing. Here are four critical questions you should be able to answer about AI:

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20 Mar

Why Critical Industrial Data is More Secure in the Cloud 

Posted by Jeff Miller |
Mar 20, 2017

Tags: Smart Manufacturing, Industrial IT

General feedback from some of the largest companies in the world indicate that they do not feel comfortable storing intellectual property or sensitive industrial data in a public cloud facility. Largely, this is due to fear of this information falling into the hands of competitors.

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24 Feb

Webinar: How AI is Transforming Smart Manufacturing [Now On Demand]

Posted by Anne Wear |
Feb 24, 2017

Tags: Smart Manufacturing

Leaders from MESA International, Bennit.AI and Avid Solutions discussed how the latest developments in artificial intelligence (AI) are changing the way we manufacture products and paving the way for the factories of the future.

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05 Oct

Wonderware InTouch Omni Preview

Posted by Jeff Miller |
Oct 05, 2016

Tags: Smart Manufacturing, Industrial IT

Wonderware invited Avid Solutions to preview the new Wonderware InTouch Omni (think of it as System Platform 2017) release before the official unveiling at the Orlando Wonderware Users Group conference. They provided us with a running alpha system. This gave us a jump start for how we will be able to incorporate all of the new features into our customer’s projects.  InTouch Omni is touted as...

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13 Sep

Webinar: Top Automation Leaders Discuss the Current and Future State of the Industrial IoT

Posted by Anne Wear |
Sep 13, 2016

Tags: Smart Manufacturing

Leaders from IBM, Schneider Electric, and Avid Solutions got together to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with the rise of Internet of Things (IoT) in the industrial space.

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09 Sep

We Are Ready for the Industrial IoT

Posted by Jeff Miller |
Sep 09, 2016

Tags: Smart Manufacturing

As seen in Automation World, we would like to respond to the allegations of unpreparedness in the article - The IIoT Integrators Are Coming.

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