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KEY TECHNOLOGIES: MANUFACTURING & AUTOMATION NOW NEXT 3 YEARS
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NEXT 4-10 YEARS
Data Analytics and Data Science
Modeling and contextualization of manufacturing data. Automated data cleansing
Machine vision technologies for quality control. Supply chain modeling and mapping with integrated process modeling and logistics. Paperless data exchange, QA assessments, and part manufacturing/ordering. Integration of legacy machines to the digital world. Interoperability across different systems and middleware (i.e., databases).
Adaptive machine vision inspection technologies.
and correction based on process-specific data.
Industrial Internet of Things
Proliferation of networked low-cost sensors for existing/ traditional work environments. Cloud based manufacturing as a service. Integration of personal devices to track/control operations. Cybersecurity systems for equipment with two-factor authentication and risk identification.
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