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Collaborative Technology Spans More Than Just Robots

Simon Drexler  (Director, Linear Motion Technology, ATS Automation)

Location: 209A

Date: Wednesday, February 12

Time: 3:15pm - 4:00pm

Track: Smart Manufacturing Innovation Summit: AI, Machine Learning & IoT/IIoT: Factors Affecting Factory Floor Adoption

Vault Recording: TBD

Collaboration technology allows manufacturers to create a connected production system that coordinates all of the manufacturing tasks. Instead of cobbling together individual workstations, engineering teams can use a holistic systems approach to connect one task to another to achieve optimal efficiency. The collaborative system can blend and optimize the work of humans and robots, and it can be designed for flexibility to accommodate technology advances as they emerge. Topics covered include:

  • Why collaborative technology is an area for significant innovation
  • How collaborative technologies are advancing and serving more complex needs in the manufacturing space
  • Case examples demonstrating tips and tools for engineers interested in upgrading systems in their own factories

Presentation File

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