Your MES architecture must be Cloud capable, support devices such as AR/VR headsets, handheld displays, and be able to operate in the Cloud, on the plant floor in dedicated services, and offload some of its computational load to edge devices.
At Excelerate Innovation 2020, iBASEt launched Solumina iSeries, a Cloud-native platform furthering our commitment to Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the platforms iBASEt is supporting that is very popular among manufacturers.
In this blog, AR becomes the topic of discussion. AR is no longer a distant, sci-fi dream. This technology is already flooding onto the shop floor and into field service. It overlays virtual objects on top of the real world to aid the user in terms of understanding, perception or action.
Human-centered engineering models are labor intensive and require constant verification, rework and re-keying. By adding digitization and AI into the mix, it is possible to transform the old model into an automated system that facilitates continuous operational learning and productivity gains that exceed existing approaches.
5G is upon us as every major telecom company is in a mad dash to bring 5G near you. The real question is, are enterprises ready to take advantage of the new 5G enhancements? And, just as important, are their enterprise applications ready for 5G?