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September 07, 2016 - Volume 10 Issue 17
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Manufacturing is at a crossroads, and the companies that understand and embrace the power of big data and the IIoT will be the ones to thrive in the future. So exactly how is the IIoT reshaping the manufacturing industry? Well, more and more manufacturers are increasingly turning to Big Data and sensors like Seegrid's Vision Guided Vehicles (VGVs) to identify inefficiencies and execute solutions on the plant floor.
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You've got a brand new setup working on the floor; you've invested in new holders, cutters; the job's been expertly engineered and programmed; everything is going smoothly. Then, suddenly, something starts changing and nobody knows exactly why. All the fundamentals are the same: material, machine, tooling, temperature, etc. What gives?
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Image - IMTS Visitors Will Get Chance to Ride IMTS Visitors Will Get Chance to Ride "Olli" – World's First Self-Driving Electric Vehicle
"Olli's" manufacturing and operation will demonstrate the convergence of technologies showcased at IMTS, including 3D printing, the Internet of Things and complex interactions with machines via the human voice.
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  First "App Store" for Cobots a Major Plus
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  Renishaw's Machining Cell at IMTS Provides One-Stop Shopping for Measurement, Connectivity, and Process Control
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