AMI CONSOLIDATOR ARCHIVE

The Manufacturing News Consolidator

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Below is the archive collection of that news categorized by Innovation, Workforce Development, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Other News.

Innovation News

Can We Automate from the Cloud?

I asked industry experts: can we push machine control to the cloud? Because, let’s face it, as manufacturers digitize more operations, they need scalability. Industrial technology suppliers are responding with new cloud-based capabilities, mostly around data…

This Incubator Keeps Newborns Safe During Blackouts

The Robust Nest is a new incubator design that hopes to fill a vital need worldwide, saving the lives of newborn babies. The transportable incubator was designed by Fabien Roy, a graduate with a master’s…

EY and MxD partner to transform US manufacturing innovation

MxD’s 22,000-square-foot, future factory floor in downtown Chicago features some of the most advanced manufacturing equipment and software available, they note. As part of this collaboration with MxD and key organizational relationships, EY will provide…

Advanced Rotary Surface Grinding for Tighter Tolerances

Machine shops that grind metal surfaces flat to remove material or achieve a specific thickness have numerous technology options to improve precision, as well as production speed and control, with advances in technology and greater…
Workforce Development News

Q&A: Smart solutions for the remote worker

At the recent ARC Advisory Forum, GE Digital revealed a remote-operations solution for oil/gas/chemical industries, promising that it enables remote staff to further collaborate with on-site staff to centrally monitor plant operations (i.e. further empower plant mobility) in the…

The Future of Digital Work Depends On More Than Tech Skills

[ Sloan Review ]
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced the general availability of Amazon With the rest of the world’s population aging, Africa will become home to more than a quarter of the world’s total under-25 population by…

Define, Align and Build: The First Steps to Culture Change

[ Industry Week ]
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced the general availability of Amazon It’s time to re-evaluate the culture in manufacturing. Not just because we are in the midst of a global pandemic, but because of the critical…

Effecting Real Progress in Executive Diversity and Inclusion

[ Sloan Review ]
Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced the general availability of Amazon Well-run companies expect good returns on their spending, and leaders who continue to support initiatives that don’t produce results usually find themselves demoted or…
Mergers & Acquisitions News

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Other News

How AI Is Converting Dumb Traffic Lights to Smart Systems

As a rule, traffic lights are mindless. Most rely on decades-old timers, which are in turn based on outdated traffic-flow predictions. This leads to frustrated drivers, longer commutes, more traffic pollution, and more accidents at…

Confronting the Supply Chain Crisis

Today, the ships—mostly from Asia—still dock, but they must wait in a seemingly endless conga line of as many as 60 vessels, sometimes for as long as three weeks. These are the worst delays in…

BrainChip Begins Taking Orders of Akida AI Processor Development Kits

BrainChip Holdings Ltd, a provider of ultra-low power high performance artificial intelligence technology, today announced BrainChip will be taking orders of two development kits for its Akida advanced neural networking processor, enabling partners, large enterprises,…

3 Common Attack Vectors for Industrial Control Systems

It’s been nearly impossible to miss all the news about the uptick in cyber-attacks on the manufacturing and processing industries over the past few years. This recent uptick is not a surprising development, however, even…

New Bill Would Secure Government Contractors’ Use of AI

Two Senate leaders on Thursday introduced legislation that would form a working group charged with monitoring the security of AI data obtained by federal contractors. This body would also ensure that the data adequately protects…

The Real Deal About Synthetic Data

Data is the essential fuel driving organizations’ advanced analytics and machine learning initiatives, but between privacy concerns and process issues, it’s not always easy for researchers to get their hands on what they need. A…
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