Robots are becoming increasingly independent and are able to tackle more complex tasks. Laser profile sensors play a crucial role in ensuring that robots move safely, as well as precisely guiding and locating their positions.
Damiano Natali, research and development engineer at Cressall Resistors, explains how Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) comes into play for improving product designs that have stayed much the same for decades.
Don’t think artificial intelligence doesn’t apply to you because of all the stories you hear about major companies deploying the technology. It’s important to realise that AI is equally relevant to small and midsize businesses.
Bringing data to the cloud and for instance using it to enable scenarios for collaboration – these days this is more compulsory than voluntary. But many companies are asking questions about the correct path to take and the right “dosage”. Eplan is now offering support and has developed Store Share View.
Small and large businesses are all facing the same issues - the need for innovation and the potential for market disruption. You really only have two choices when it comes to disruption; you’re either the one doing the disruption or you’re going to have to respond to a competitor disrupting your market.
Darkside Developments is a UK SME based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, which specialises in tuning diesel engines for the likes of Audi, Volkswagen, Seat and Skoda vehicles, so customers can get the most from them. They also manufacture and export a wide range of bespoke tuning products from around the world.
When the Zuse Institute’s decade old Virtual Reality (VR) suite, the Studio da Vinci, was ready for an upgrade, it was to Virtalis that the academics turned.
Subsea 7 is a global contractor in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services to the offshore industry.
The Manufacturing Technology Centre takes a new approach to part design and interdisciplinary research, using simulation and computational apps to support teams across the company.