What are the painpoints and the root causes of stress within the context of Industry 4.0? Konica Minolta Laboratory Europe collaborated with Unismart, within the co-innovation project Contamination Lab, an opportunity for young talents to turn their creativity and ideas into innovative solutions. Within this project, five students with very different backgrounds embraced the challenge introduced from Konica Minolta to them, to identify new solutions for digitising manufacturing.
On the 12th June I visited Forum Manufacturing Technologies and Robotics: the Future is Now, which was held at Imperial College in London. Many UK companies, Italian machine tool and robotics manufacturers and representatives from Italian universities took part in the event with the objective of building a network for educational, research and industrial collaboration.
How I met Sudha Jamthe, a noted author of several books on IoT, who is now focusing her attention on the driverless world and how I got invited to the IoT Summit in San Francisco on the 12th April: a few keywords from this event that illustrate the wide spread of IoT and Machine Learning within very different applications.