Industry 4.0 has arrived, which means machine shop owners and managers of large manufacturing concerns are all looking at their options for bringing about their own transformation. But what functionality does smart factory equipment really offer? And what types of equipment are worth the price of adoption? Let’s take a look at some developments that are improving manufacturing permanently, and for the better.
Manufacturing hardware is only as intelligent as the software powering it. AI is set to become one of the most important competitive assets in manufacturing. But what does it look like, actually put into practice? Machine vision is one of the best examples.