Category Archive: Innovation

Aug 16 2017

PRODUCT DESIGN ENTERS A NEW REALITY: Immersive virtuality helps companies design better products faster and more economically

Seeing a virtual product in 3D on a computer screen is good, but the small screen makes it easy to miss the fine details of complex products – details that could be expensive to fix later. The arrival of low-cost head-mounted displays is eliminating that challenge, allowing designers and engineers to experience their creations at …

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Jul 12 2017

ERROR-FREE MANUFACTURING: Immersive technologies reduce errors and detect them faster

Manufacturing has two critical phases – planning how to manufacture a product, and then executing that plan. Leading manufacturers are applying immersive virtuality (iV) technologies at both points. “Beyond product design, the second area where automotive and aerospace companies have used their CAVEs is in designing the processes for the factory and the workshop,” said …

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Jun 14 2017

3D PRINTING: Disruptive technology poised to transform manufacturing

Two important milestones in the long march toward a three- dimensional printing revolution were achieved in late 2012 with little or no fanfare. First, General Electric announced that it had purchased a small precision-engineering firm called Morris Technologies, based near Cincinnati, Ohio (USA), and planned to use the company’s 3D printing machines to make parts …

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Jun 07 2017

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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Nov 14 2016

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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