Data Analytics and Cloud-Based Software

COMMON USES / COMMON PROBLEMS SOLVED 

  • Track and display real time data from any network or web-based source 

DATA ANALYTICS / VISUALIZATION TOOLS COULD BE A GOOD FIT IF….  

  • You want to align your team around KPIs
  • Identify trends in data
  • Provide data visuals to your manufacturing floor or any other department
  • You would like to see real-time data

DATA ANALYTICS / VISUALIZATIONS MIGHT NOT BE A GOOD FIT IF…  

  • You don’t have any plans of using the data to manage the operation or derive insights from it 
  • You are measuring data that is not meaningful to your operations 

FAQ 

What are the restrictions on this technology?  

  • Not able to collect data from devices that do not have network connectivity 

Will I need special equipment to operate this technology?  

  • Most PC’s and tablets can be used 

Do I need any special training or certification to operate this technology? If so, what? 

  • Training on the specific software program is required 
  • Some query and report building training will also be required 

THE FACTORY OF TOMORROW EXPERIENCE

The following data will be tracked and displayed for the tool assembly simulation:   

  1. Inspection data (pass/fail)
  2. Work station cycle time
  3. IOT sensor data 

EQUIPMENT IN THE LAB

  • Intel NUC PC running Power BI

The Factory of Tomorrow demonstrates real-world applications in a low volume, high mix environment. Made possible by our partnerships with national, regional, state, and local organizations, The Factory of Tomorrow is here to offer new opportunities for the real-world application of advanced manufacturing technologies.

Integrated technologies demonstrate that Smart Factories and Industry 4.0 advanced technologies are within reach for small and mid-sized manufacturers. Learn more and visit the lab >