A pioneering usage of additive manufacturing to create ‘on-demand’ pieces for repair and replacement in damaged ships has been revealed by the Port of Rotterdam’s Additive Manufacturing Field lab (RAMLAB) in collaboration with Autodesk.
Manufacturers are increasingly eager to embrace the benefits offered by digital technologies, yet long-standing pain points remain. Jonny Williamson caught up with Stratus Technologies’ Jason Andersen to discuss the who, the what, the why and the how.
We are approaching a time when artificial intelligence and robotic systems will not only surpass humans in carrying out labour intensive and high-precision tasks, but also become ‘smart’ and able to come up with ideas, designs and solutions.
Global web services and technology company, Baidu has announced it will provide an open and complete software platform to help develop worldwide autonomous driving systems with reference vehicles and hardware.
The important role connected technologies play in safeguarding manufacturing resilience has been highlighted with the global predictive maintenance market set to grow exponentially over the next five years.