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By Brian McMorris  Recently a Futura-Automation customer expressed a problem with Vortex gate valves on an outdoor metal chip collection system getting stuck.  The gate valves are mounted on a vacuum system. The factory operates an “air-lock” that maintains vacuum when the collection system is emptied into a bin. Normally, the plant-side valve is open […]

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ  85255, NOVEMBER 4, 2019 –  Futura Automation LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Adam Hendey to its consulting partner team.  Mr. Hendey is a resident of Marion, Indiana. He has completed MET and EET course work at Purdue University and Ivy Tech Community College for Software Development.  Mr Hendey is […]

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For those fascinated with the idea of Autonomous Vehicles, here is a new Public Broadcasting Service #Nova episode updating the state-of-art: Lucid Motors Tesla Nikola Motor Company Faraday Future #AI #AV #autonomousvehicles #robotics #autonomousdriving https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/look-whos-driving/

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Advantech AI Solutions
Advantech Reveals Edge AI Solutions Powered by Intel® Technologies 2/27/2019 IoT Edge Intelligence Software SolutionsEmbedded Modules & Design-in Services Feb. 2018, Taipei – Advantech, a global leading provider of intelligent IoT systems and embedded platforms, today reveals the industry’s first hardware and software integrated edge AI solutions powered by Intel® Vision Accelerator Design with Intel® [...] Read more
The Fourth Age Byron Reese
Disruptive Technology and the future of Robotics & Artificial Intelligence Brian McMorris The world is rapidly changing through the broad distribution of advanced technologies such as advanced computing (including quantum computing in the not too distant future), artificial intelligence and robotics. These are disruptive technologies affecting not just businesses, but the entire global economic and political balance [...] Read more
by George Wilken Manufacturers around the world are always looking to improve operational efficiency and use data gathered from the shop floor to drive improvements. We can discuss lean concepts and the nuances that typically come up in discussions with my lean peers. I can hear “the pencil and an A3 size paper is all [...] Read more