Source: Nature magazine Manufacturing is getting smart. Companies are increasingly using sensors and wireless technologies to capture data at all stages of a product’s life. These range from material properties and the temperatures and vibrations of equipment to the logistics of supply chains and customer details. Truck engines beam back data on speed, fuel consumption and oil temperature to manufacturers and fleet operators. Optical scanners are used to spot defects …Read More
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“Twin-Control will provide more intelligence to the machine”
Mikel Armendia (1983, Elgoibar, Spain) is the coordinator of the Twin-Control project. Having a master’s in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Mondragon (2007) and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Mondragon (2011), he is currently a researcher at the Automation and Control Unit of the research centre IK4-Tekniker.