AUTOMATION/ROBOTICS

Quality

Freudenberg Leans into Industry 4.0

CTO/COO Ted Duclos talks about dual roles and common objective
#tech #people #facilities

AI

Akella on the Intersection of AI & Manual Assembly Ops

While there is an on-going pursuit of automation, Prasad Akella and his colleagues at Drishti Technologies believe there are big benefits to be gained by improving manual operations by using the power of AI

Automation/Robotics

Conti-Nexteer JV Readies "Brake-to-Steer" Tech

Redundancy is good for automation 
#chassis

Composites

2021 Nissan Rogue: Five Ways They’ve Improved the Brand’s Best Seller

It is the ever-vexing challenge: Making something popular better—with what it takes to get new customers without alienating the existing ones. 
#Nissan

Autonomous Vehicles

Valeo Scales Up Tech Plans

CTO Guillaume Devauchelle on the future of electrification, automation and in-vehicle health systems
#Valeo #europe #tech

Business

Putting Level 3 Automation to the Test

Foretellix and Mobileye team up on verification tools
#europe #tech #Mobileye

Autonomous Vehicles

Next-Gen Lidar Promises to Cut Costs by 70%

Level 2+ automation applications targeted in 2023
#tech

Automation/Robotics

7 Cool Tools: Laser Cutting, Fixture Modeling, and more

Increase operational productivity with these new developments for automotive manufacturing from Mazak, Renishaw, Omron, Marposs and more.

Automation/Robotics

Cobots: 14 Things You Need to Know

What jobs do cobots do well? How is a cobot programmed? What’s the ROI? We asked these questions and more to four of the leading suppliers of cobots. 

Automation/Robotics

Industrial Robot Use Hits All-Time High

U.S. robot use in 2019 up but slowed. China dominates deployment
#tech