“The Airbnb of Auto Manufacturing” Offers Advanced Supply Chain Solutions For Automakers

Image by Laurent Leger Adame Photography, courtesy Techniplas, LLC Lodging for hire has been available since before the dawn of history, from the inns and hostelries and public houses of yesteryear to today’s motels and hotels. Similarly, contract manufacturers have been around… well, almost as long as manufacturing itself. With […]

Light of Internet World Internet Conference Center / Archi-Union + Fab-Union

Light of Internet World Internet Conference Center / Archi-Union + Fab-Union © Schran Images + 19 ArchitectsAuthors of this architecture project Archi-Union Architects, Fab-Union AreaArea of this architecture project Project YearBrands with products used in this architecture project 2019 PhotographerCreated with Sketch. More Specs Less Specs © Fangfang Tian Text description provided by the architects.…

Wipro’s net jumps 35.1% in Q2

Wipro has reported a sharp 35.1% jump in its net profit to ₹2,552.6 crore in the second quarter compared to the same period the previous year. On a quarter-on-quarter basis, net profit grew 6.2%. The tech firm said it hit the mid-point of its guidance and posted a total revenue of ₹15,125.6 crore in the…

3 Top Tech Stocks to Buy in October

These stocks are very different, but they do have one thing in common: All three look like great buys. Many tech stocks are struggling under the weight of the trade war between China and Washington. The major indexes notched all-time highs in July and then backed off again in August and September, mostly pushed around…

Partner Power: How Manufacturers’ Relationships Impact General Counsel

Young businessman reporting production details to female manager at factory shopfloor GettyOne major telecommunications company, for example, recently teamed up with the maker of a state-of-the-art augmented reality headset todrive 5G adoption. Another electronics company ispartneringwith a large bicycle manufacturer in North America to enter into the e-bike market. Some […]

The Benefits of Connecting Data from Legacy Equipment

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) GettyWith all the discussion about digital manufacturing and its associated, sci-fi-sounding new technologies, one critical piece of information hasn’t received enough attention. That is, manufacturers already own the most valuable component required to power their move to the so-called cyber-physical future. It’s the factory data that […]

Metric of the Month: Digital Manufacturing and the Use of the Internet of Things

09/10/2019-02:47 The future of work is increasingly digital, and nowhere is that more evident than in manufacturing. APQC has gathered and analyzed information from 626 global organizations about their manufacturing practices, focusing on digitalization and the adoption of emerging technologies. One key area of investigation is the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) in…

New augmented reality system lets smartphone users get hands-on with virtual objects

A new software system developed by Brown University researchers turns cell phones into augmented reality portals, enabling users to place virtual building blocks, furniture and other objects into real-world backdrops, and use their hands to manipulate those objects as if they were really there. The developers hope the new system, called Portal-ble, could be a…