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Category: R & D


Process, R & D

Navigating The Shift To Automated Manufacturing With 3D Scanning

June 10, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

In today’s manufacturing sectors, companies are continually confronted with various pressing challenges. Labor shortages and rising labor costs require innovative solutions to maintain productivity with less staff. In addition, relentless inflation continues to exert pressure on raw material costs, squeezing […]


Process, R & D

3D Scanning and Optical Tracking Solutions To Be Powered by Verisurf Software

May 28, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Verisurf Software, Inc. and Scantech Digital, Inc. have entered a metrology solutions agreement. Under this agreement, Verisurf will offer complete metrology solutions by combining its popular model-based inspection, measurement, and reverse engineering software with training and live technical support, along […]


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Innovation surge in US metal industry: 2.5 times higher than average

April 8, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Companies in the US metal fabrication sector have increased their R&D investment by 26.4% compared to the previous year, according to the latest annual data. This growth is 2.5 times higher than the average across US sectors. As the industry […]


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AI Capabilities Your Manufacturing Organization Likely Hasn’t Thought About

March 18, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Artificial intelligence has certainly taken root in the manufacturing sector as organizations are realizing AI and humans must coexist to function effectively and productively. As AI continues increasing in prominence across the board – with projected growth of 37% until […]


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98% manufacturers face data woes that stifle innovation and time to market, Hexagon’s report reveals

March 7, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Manufacturers that fail to get their data in order risk being left behind their rivals, a new report from Hexagon reveals. The global survey of more than 500 manufacturing leaders, conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by Hexagon, found that […]


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ABB Identifies New Frontiers For Robotics and AI in 2024

March 6, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Marc Segura, President ABB Robotics Division, identifies three drivers for robotics-driven AI solutions in 2024, as ABB continues expansion in new segments not previously served by robotic automation. “The coming year will see a growing focus on the critical role […]


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7 Reasons Cloud Data is Driving the Future of Auto Manufacturing

March 4, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The use of data analytics in manufacturing is growing. Automakers must keep up with this shift if they hope to remain competitive, but not all data initiatives are equal. As auto manufacturers become more data-centric, they should prioritize cloud adoption […]


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DESTACO Presents New All-Electric Clamping System

February 15, 2024

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

DESTACO, a leading global provider of automation, clamping and gripping solutions, is proud to introduce the new intelligent 92W Series Electric Power Clamps. Operating completely without compressed air, the 92W power clamps set a new standard for efficient and environmentally […]


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Analytical Components International Expands Capabilites

February 2, 2024

Via: Industry Today

Analytical Components International, a leading innovator in ultra hard material processing including synthetic sapphire and ceramics precision component engineering and manufacturing for the industrial, medical and life science industries, is thrilled to announce the integration of polycarbonate and polyetherimide (PEI) […]


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Solving the Issue of Reflected Waves at D Band

January 24, 2024

Via: Industry Today

The call for “more D band” has gone out. With the ability to transmit 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps), the D band will unlock a number of technologies across a wide range of industries. Wireless communication is often the focal […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, R & D

Space Force selects universities for In-Space Operations research

January 17, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

Working in partnership with the the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, the University of Cincinnati and Texas A&M University will receive a combined total of $49.9 million funding. Areas of In-Space Operations they will address include Space Access, Mobility, and […]


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2024 Trends: Expanded Simulation, Generative AI and Resurgence in Cloud Migration

January 17, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

As we enter the new year, Jonathan Girroir, Technology Evangelist at Tech Soft 3D shares his thoughts on where 3D technology will go in 2024. Tech Soft 3D has spent over 25 years helping more than 700 companies build 3D […]


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Mitsubishi Corporation Invests in ThinkIQ to Drive Manufacturing Digital Transformation

January 11, 2024

Via: Metrology and Quality News

ThinkIQ, a pioneer of digital manufacturing transformation solutions, has announced an investment by Mitsubishi Corporation and a collaboration agreement to jointly accelerate the growth of ThinkIQ’s digital manufacturing platform in Japan. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. Mitsubishi Corporation […]


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CES: LG to demonstrate driving automation computer

January 5, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

The single electronic module, designed as part of a collaboration with Magna, is intended to support multiple in-vehicle entertainment and information systems as well as automated driving at various ASILs (automotive safety integrity levels). “This scalable solution is ideal for […]


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Manufacturing Transformation in 2024

December 18, 2023

Via: Industry Today

The manufacturing industry is undergoing a major transformation, driven by various factors such as inflation, supply chain disruption, sustainability pressure, and global competition. In this article, I will discuss some of the key trends that will shape the future of […]


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Bosch To Use Generative AI In Manufacturing

December 14, 2023

Via: Metrology and Quality News

Bosch is piloting generative AI and foundation models in manufacturing. In initial projects in two Bosch plants in Germany, generative AI creates synthetic images in order to develop and scale AI solutions for optical inspection and optimize existing AI models. […]


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Manufacturers Slow to Adopt AI, Report Finds

December 11, 2023

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

As advancements in generative AI attract attention across industries, the manufacturing industry is slow to adopt AI technologies, according to a new industry report. The latest Sikich Industry Pulse found that one-fifth of manufacturing executives have no plans to incorporate […]


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Navigating Industry 4.0: The Impact of Smart Factory Automation Software

December 7, 2023

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

1. Smart Software Automation for Semiconductors: Revolutionizing Precision The semiconductor industry demands precision at every step. Smart software automation is not just a tool; it’s a technological marvel that streamlines processes, enhances efficiency, and sets the stage for innovation. We’ll […]


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3 Software Trends Shaping Manufacturing

November 15, 2023

Via: Quality Magazine

Software isn’t new to manufacturing, but as technical capabilities have evolved and matured, it’s becoming increasingly entrenched in processes that directly affect product quality. This means that quality professionals need to be concerned with software outside the realm of enterprise […]


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Strengthening Cybersecurity in Manufacturing: The Path to a Defensible Architecture

November 9, 2023

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

In our most recent whitepaper, we explore the key cybersecurity challenges faced by manufacturers in the OT sector and delve into the threats they need to defend against. We leverage the SANS Five ICS Cybersecurity Critical Controls as a framework […]