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Software and Hardware SolutionsApril 24, 2015 | Real Time with...IPC
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Jim Dickerson discusses software that goes beyond the SMT line to manage the whole process flow of the factory. Shawn Robinson describes award-winning placement systems with multi-recognition camera technology.
Watch the interview here.
Hi Sharp, a leading maker of video surveillance systems, is globally announcing its expansion into AI and cloud-based technologies for video capture.
Airbus has signed a contract with the Spanish Ministry of Defence for the development and acquisition of SIRTAP, a High Performance Tactical UAS that will reinforce the tactical capabilities of the Spanish Army and the Air and Space Force.
Marc Aicheler and Pete Starkey discuss TSK’s horizontal vacuum systems, including vacuum etching process equipment. Aicheler details the benefits of a vacuum etch in managing challenges such as etchant puddling, etc. Aicheler also teases at a vacuum alkaline etchant systems as well.
While previous industrial revolutions have introduced factories, mass production, and computer-controlled systems, the advent of Industry 4.0 and the concept of the Smart factory have ushered in a new era in PCB manufacturing. For the PCB industry it is a very ambitious and aspirational objective to evolve from disconnected processes to an integrated system with automated data capture, real-time data analysis, process visualization, autonomous control, and self-correcting processes.
OSI Systems, Inc. announced that its Optoelectronics and Manufacturing division has received orders totaling approximately $5 million to provide electronic assemblies to a leading motion control and fluid technology OEM.