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Christian Chaplais

Christian Chaplais has been in the Predictive Analytics field for 10+ years, and has led the design of the DELMIA Operations Intelligence products and of its R&D team. Previously, Christian has worked for several startups and software editors in the fields of object-oriented databases, business intelligence and web content edition. He is the webmaster of FiMarkets, an educational website for financial market professionals.

Most commented posts

  1. What Augmented Reality Can Bring to the Industry and Why it Will Take Time — 6 comments
  2. Introducing AGVs on the Shop Floor? Here is What You Need to Keep in Mind (Part 2) — 4 comments
  3. Getting Smart about Composite Manufacturing — 3 comments
  4. 7 Challenges to a Wider Adoption of Additive Manufacturing in the Industry – Part 1 — 3 comments
  5. Collaborative Robots are Making Automation Possible for SMEs (Part 1) — 3 comments

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Introducing AGVs on the Shop Floor? Here is What You Need to Keep in Mind (Part 2)

This is the second of a 2-part series on the implementation of AGVs on the shop floor. Things to Consider When Planning the Introduction of an AGV System What to Automate? First, companies need to identify a candidate process to automate, the material flow paths within the process and the load to be transported automatically. …

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Introducing AGVs on the Shop Floor? Here is What You Need to Keep in Mind (Part 1)

This is the first of a 2-part series on the implementation of AGVs on the shop floor. Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) have been around in factories as early as the 1950s, where a “driverless vehicle” manufactured by Barrett Electronics, in Illinois, could follow the electromagnetic field of a wire located in the factory ceiling or, …

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Collaborative robots are making automation possible for SMEs (Part 2)

This is the second of a 2-part series addressing the impact of adopting collaborative robots in the SME manufacturing environment.  Previously, we saw that collaborative robots (cobots) were innovative robots that could collaborate with workers in a shared workspace, instead of being confined behind fences. We also discovered that they were a good fit for …

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Collaborative Robots are Making Automation Possible for SMEs (Part 1)

This is the first of a 2-part series addressing the impact of adopting collaborative robots in the SME manufacturing environment.  Although there is a lot of hype about robots taking jobs away from humans, the truth is today many industries still rely on human processes. According to the Boston Consulting Group, only 10% of tasks …

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What Augmented Reality Can Bring to the Industry and Why it Will Take Time

How long will it take for augmented reality applications to become a standard in manufacturing?

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