Augmented and Virtual Reality: Now more about improving User Experience

We cannot eat popcorn wearing a virtual reality (VR) headset – Zaid Mahomedy : ImmersiveAuthority.com IIn 1995, the cringe worthy Johnny Mnemonic was released where he used a VR headset and gesture monitoring gloves to control the “future internet”. Even though this movie was over 20 years ago, it is only in the past few […]

IoT Impact on the Manufacturing Industry (Part 2)

Continuing on from my last blog post, another example for IoT use in manufacturing would be for the asset management to distribute work orders and configurations to the tools or the different stages of production. And vice versa, calibration information can be fed back to the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to associate them to […]

IoT Impact on the Manufacturing Industry (Part 1)

“Industry 4.0” and “Smart Factory” are some of the terms used to describe the technological and social revolution that promises to change the current industrial landscape. Industry 1.0 was the invention of mechanical assistance, Industry 2.0 was mass production, pioneered by Henry Ford, Industry 3.0 brought electronics and control systems to the shop floor, and […]