IT in Manufacturing


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SA company launches AI-based risk screening mobile app
October 2020
The Instant Vitals app converts a mobile phone into a key vital signs medical device that could save lives when screening for Covid-19 symptoms.

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Danfoss debuts Alsense
November 2020, Danfoss
Danfoss has updated and enhanced its service offering to create a more sustainable, scalable and secure cloud-based portal for managing food retail operations.

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Digitalising mineral processing operations
November 2020
Mining’s accelerated move toward digital solutions is being supported by FLSmidth’s decades of research and development. The company has over 80 projects underway to improve its mining-related offerings.

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Schneider Electric provides digital technologies to the mining industry
November 2020, Schneider Electric South Africa
“The organisation has invested significantly to develop a specialised competence in mining applications,” explains Marc Ramsay, vice president industry business unit at Schneider Electric South Africa. ...

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Smart manufacturing and the new normal
November 2020, Absolute Perspectives
In manufacturing, it is likely that billions of dollars have been lost in 2020, while a high percentage of manufacturing jobs have been negatively impacted.

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Will OT take over MES?
October 2020
Industry 4.0 forces the convergence where IT needs to knock on the door of a manufacturing plant and sell OT, not IT or MES.

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Get full value from data science
October 2020, Omron Electronics
As huge amounts of data become available from the factory floor, information must be extracted and presented to the right audience, at the right time, and in the right way.

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Predictive analytics for artificial lifts
October 2020, Emerson Automation Solutions
Machine learning and artificial intelligence applications in artificial lift systems have seen a growth in importance recently and are no longer a nice to have, but essential tools for well optimisation.

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How can manufacturers survive under the new normal to 2021 and beyond?
October 2020, RJ Connect
Thanks to COVID-19, the manufacturing industry is entering the era of unmanned operations. How best can companies adapt to the new normal and maintain efficient operations?

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Artificial intelligence in manufacturing
October 2020
This article summarises the case studies presented at ARC’s recent virtual European Industry Forum and shows potential usage of AI in today’s smart factories.

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Bringing intelligence to the shop floor with Siemens Industrial Edge
October 2020, Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens Industrial Edge closes the gap between local and cloud computing and enables high-frequency data exchange at field level.

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Predictive analytics for artificial lifts
September 2020, Emerson Automation Solutions
Machine learning and artificial intelligence applications in artificial lift systems have seen a growth in importance recently and are no longer a nice to have, but essential tools for well optimisation.

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Making Machine-as-a-Service a reality
September 2020, RJ Connect
Using cloud-based software, machine builders can access their machines anytime, allowing connections to be set up to link the machine builders and their clients.

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Validation goes digital
September 2020, Siemens Digital Industries
CVal allows customers in the pharmaceutical industry to produce digital, auditable plant documentation through efficient data handling across all disciplines using a central database and object orientation.

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The Eight Commandments to digitising your shop floor workforce
September 2020, PwC
Digitise your shop floor workforce and bundle insights, examples and lessons learned from PwC’s experience in digital transformation into eight practical commandments.

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The digital twin explained
August 2020, Yokogawa South Africa
The digital twin defined A digital twin is a virtual, digital copy of a device, system, or process that accurately mimics actual performance in real time, is executable, can be manipulated, and allows ...

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Aguru trials Safe-Trace Contact Tracing at Adcock Ingram
August 2020
Aguru Business Solutions (Aguru), a company specialising in automation and digital transformation advisory and project management services, has successfully completed a Proof of Concept (PoC) trial of ...

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Smart engineering directly in the cloud
June 2020, Beckhoff Automation
PC-based control is an open, central control platform that integrates a full range of machine functionality and optimally supports the implementation of highly efficient IoT-based automation strategies. ...

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Creating specific SensorApps
June 2020, SICK Automation Southern Africa
Create individual SensorApps without programming skills and solve new automation tasks easily. Starting at the end of the year, this will all be possible in the SICK AppStudio, part of the SICK AppSpace ...

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