News Roundup: Physics, Machines and Data – June 2020

Author: Jon Herlocker


Our team is always keeping an eye on news surrounding digital twins, machine learning, data analytics and more. Here are a few articles that we found especially interesting during the month of June.

AI Is The Uncertainty Cure Enterprises Want In 2020 – Forbes

“85% of enterprises are evaluating or using artificial intelligence in production today.” This is one of the many insights from a recent O’Reilly research report, AI Adoption in the Enterprise 2020, that Louis Columbus highlights in his latest Forbes article. The report is based on a survey of 1,388 respondents from 25 industries, and presents detailed insights about which ML techniques advanced enterprises choose to apply.

Too Big to Succeed: How to Rightsize Your Compressed Air System and Start Achieving Real Cost Savings – Plant Services

Many organizations have systems that are oversized and running inefficiently. Here, Plant Services breaks down several cost-effective ways to decrease maintenance costs and improve long-term reliability. The article shares real-world examples of oversized systems and the inefficiencies that resulted from them, as well as practical approaches to mitigate oversized compressors.

Automated Assembly in the Age of Industry 4.0 – Assembly Magazine

The data being collected by high-speed multi-station automated assembly systems has expanded dramatically over recent years, with real-time information helping engineers build smarter machines. IIoT is all about finding ways to improve machine performance, and this valuable Assembly Magazine article features in-depth recommendations from systems integration and control systems engineering experts.