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EP&T: COVID-19 will force 5 years of manufacturing innovation into the next 18-months

Manufacturers will seek solutions that leverage the power of the Cloud for visibility and automation that optimizes work, necessity will drive invention

September 10, 2020  by EP&T

As COVID-19 forces electronics companies to change their manufacturing strategies, solutions like Instrumental are in increasing demand for their ability to enable remote work during development and production. Instrumental’s software, depicted above, provides engineers with eyes into the factory via product images that get processed with AI to surface defects.

The environment in which electronics manufacturers are building has changed rapidly in the last couple of months. As under-resourced teams face the challenge of solving COVID-19 problems, they’ll need technology that gets to the very root of these issues: solving for distance.

Between solutions that leverage the power of the cloud for visibility and automation that optimizes work, necessity will drive invention: manufacturers will do five years of innovation in the next 18-months.

Read more on EP&T, one of Canadian Manufacturing‘s sister publications.


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