2021-11-30 -

Industry 4.0 Changes Selection Criteria for Machine Control Architecture: Why IPC Now Prevails Over PLC and PAC for Machine Control

For over 20 years, machine builders have struggled to choose the right machine control architecture that would deliver the desired performance and quality, while protecting their investment and long-term interests. Programmable logic controllers (PLCs), industrial PCs (IPCs), and programmable automation controllers (PACs) all offer merit and promise, so decisions are usually made based on the […]

2021-11-30 -

Achieving Industry 4.0: Four Critical Features for Machine Automation

Industry 4.0 is reshaping manufacturing in the same way that Amazon transformed retailing. The initiative seeks to drive manufacturers and machine builders to integrate all machine automation and machine controller information. By doing so, machine builders can discover new information-based products and identify opportunities to build smarter factories capable of automatically taking corrective or optimizing […]

2021-05-03 -

Pushing AI Vision to the Edge: Axiomtek’s AI Starter Kit

As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to evolve, manufacturers across multiple industries—from printed circuit board (PCB) assemblers identifying defective solder points to food processing companies checking for broken seals—are increasingly relying on machine vision and edge intelligence technologies to drive product quality. They need a highly efficient, AI-driven solution with advanced vision capabilities to boost inspection […]

2021-03-31 -

The Changing Face of Video Surveillance and Security in Mass Transit Systems

Video surveillance is a key ingredient of security systems, and it is quickly transitioning from dumb camera systems to cloud-centric smart machines to fulfill safety requirements of vast metro systems. This white paper will take a closer look at the changing face of the transportation surveillance and security industry. It will also chronicle the transition […]

2021-03-31 -

Enabling Smart Manufacturing: Axiomtek’s Machine Vision Solutions

Machine vision plays a critical role in this Industry 4.0 revolution because it allows manufacturing facilities to generate a tremendous volume of image data during production operations, based on which manufacturers can make timely adjustments to streamline and optimize procedures. The ultimate goal is to help manufacturing industries achieve substantial increase in efficiency and accuracy. […]