Festo has opened its first North American Festo Experience Centre in the heart of Silicon Valley. With the ever-increasing linkages between making things and controlling processes through cloud computing and big data, the company said Silicon Valley was the optimum site for its newest experience centre.
The Festo Experience Centre, Santa Clara, features a demonstration hall where augmented reality devices allow visitors to experience virtual manufacturing and processing systems utilised in such industries as semiconductors and electronics, solar and flat panel, assembly and test, medical technology, laboratory automation, food and packaging, and process automation. Rotating exhibits showcase active and static displays of the latest automated manufacturing and processing solutions. The centre also features a laboratory for focused customer solutions and training and meeting areas.
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