Kuka has demonstrated a cloud-connected robotic work cell which it says represents “the next step towards the production of the future”.
Kuka recently showcased many of its technologies at the China International Industry Fair for the first time since joining the Midea group.
The company is promoting what it calls its “ready2_use packages”, which the company says offers “preconfigured, coordinated application packages that can be integrated quickly and easily into an existing production facility”. Continue reading Kuka demonstrates cloud-connected robotic machining cell
Huawei has partnered with Festo to jointly explore the 5G network application of manufacturing and to promote the digital transformation of the manufacturing industry with 5G slicing technology.
5G slicing refers to the practice of segmenting a portion of the 5G network for a specific client or requirement – it’s like what cloud computing is to the internet.
The agreement between Huawei and Festo is based on 5G cloud robotics to test the “robot as a service” concept, or RaaS, which is part of the manufacturing digital transformation that supports the shift from mass production to mass customizing and offers value-based services in smart factories. Continue reading Huawei and Festo link up for smart manufacturing and robotics as a service based on 5G slicing