Data Acquisition

What is deep learning and how can it benefit manufacturing?

In Christopher Nolan’s 2010 masterpiece Inception, the protagonist is a corporate spy who steals information by infiltrating people’s dreams, exploring the different layers of his victims’ subconscious to find a path to the desired information. Deep learning, a specialised form of machine learning, works in a similar way, recreating the complex …

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ABB’s new analytics software helps producers optimise operations in demanding market conditions

The ABB Ability Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite is a scalable advanced analytics platform with pre-built, easy-to-use applications and services. It collects, contextualises and converts operational, engineering and information technology data into actionable insights that help industries improve operations, optimise asset management and streamline business processes safely and sustainably. …

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Automation data: the misunderstood strategic asset

On 30 July 2020, at 2pm BST, Sean Robinson, service leader at Industrial IT and automation provider Novotek UK and Ireland, will join GE Digital’s David Collard for the webinar Automation data: the misunderstood strategic asset. The webinar will provide meaningful insights about how manufacturers, engineers and plant managers can take advantage of modern automation solutions. Registration for the event is available here. Despite the importance of automation …

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Bringing the edge and cloud together

Data is at the heart of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Smart Manufacturing. By setting up suitable platforms to collect and analyse data, it is possible to gain in-depth, unique insights into manufacturing processes that can lead to their optimisation. The most effective setup combines edge and cloud-based …

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Curtiss-Wright selected by KAI to provide complete data acquisition system solution for fighter aircraft

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a trusted leading supplier of flight test instrumentation (FTI) system solutions, today announced that it was awarded a contract by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to provide a complete data acquisition system (DAS) for use in flight-test campaigns for the new 5th generation Korean Fighter eXperimental (KF-X) multirole fighter aircraft. Under …

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Large wind-power plant with Yokogawa control system comes online in Japan

Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation has installed a Yokogawa control system for one of Japan’s largest wind-power plants, Wind Farm Tsugaru, which has now come online. This plant was built by Green Power Tsugaru GK, a limited liability company that belongs to Green Power Investment Corporation. Wind Farm Tsugaru is located …

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Five (human) predictions for the future of manufacturing in 2020

In this opinion piece, Dr Simon Kampa, founder and CEO of industrial software company Senseye, shares his predictions about what he expects will happen to the manufacturing sector in 2020. “I must start with the caveat that the challenge of accurately predicting the future of the manufacturing sector is significantly …

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Predictive data set to increase business profitability by over 20 per cent

More than one in five managers in the manufacturing sector believe that predictive data would increase the overall profitability of the business during 2020, according to a recent survey by Anvizent, a data management software solutions provider. Surveying over 100 senior managers in mid-sized manufacturing firms, Anvizent also found that …

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Analog Devices showcases the future of data acquisition at Embedded World 2020

Visitors to the Analog Devices (ADI) stand (Hall 4A, Booth #240) at embedded world 2020 Nuremberg, Germany, 25 – 27 February, will be shown a wide range of demonstrations showcasing the company’s embedded-technology offerings. Highlights of the 2020 presentations will include technology that highly integrates complete signal chains into a …

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Seeq expands Series B funding with $24m to fuel advanced analytics growth strategy

Seeq Corporation has secured a $24 million expansion of its Series B funding. This expansion round is led by Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV), the corporate venture subsidiary of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals company, Saudi Aramco. It includes renewed participation by Altira Group, Chevron Technology Ventures, Second …

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