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Quality Inspections Drive Machine Vision and Deep Learning Connection

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Quality Inspections Drive Machine Vision and Deep Learning Connection

Quality Inspections Drive Machine Vision and Deep Learning Connection Cognex works with end users in multiple industrial verticals to apply deep learning to its vision systems for final and in-line assembly verification. Cognex Deep Learning quality inspection software can be trained to identify correct placement and types of items assembled or packaged. In this consumer packaged goods example, it's assorted chocolates in a package. Source: Cognex Despite the advance of automation technologies into virtually every realm of manufacturing, quality inspection remains a task commonly reserved for humans. One of the primary reasons for this is that factors such as random...

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ThyssenKrupp and Wilhelmsen to develop additive manufacturing solutions for shipbuilding

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ThyssenKrupp and Wilhelmsen to develop additive manufacturing solutions for shipbuilding

ThyssenKrupp and Wilhelmsen to develop additive manufacturing solutions for shipbuilding ThyssenKrupp is collaborating with Wilhelmsen, one of the largest maritime products and services provider in the world, to jointly develop additive manufacturing enabled commercial solutions for the maritime industry. Under the Memorandum of Agreement signed by both companies, ThyssenKrupp and Wilhelmsen’s Marine Products division will collaborate on providing 3D-printed components for maritime vessels, leveraging on ThyssenKrupp’s expertise in additive manufacturing alongside Wilhelmsen’s in-depth maritime expertise and direct ongoing experience of developing 3D printing as a service for vessels. The collaboration will also leverage on the capabilities of the recently inaugurated ThyssenKrupp Tech...

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CIMC Brings Its Chassis Manufacturing To The U.S.

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CIMC Brings Its Chassis Manufacturing To The U.S.

CIMC Brings Its Chassis Manufacturing To The U.S. IMAGE COURTESY CIE MANUFACTURING, INC. Entrepreneur Malcolm McLean, frustrated with the snail-like swiftness of cargo handling he witnessed when he first got into trucking in the 1930s, invented the shipping container in 1956. Little did he know back then that he would wind up changing the whole world. Today the biggest maker of chassis (the plural is spelled the same as the singular, but pronounced chass-eez), the trailers that handle the over-the-road portion of container intermodal shipping, is working on more modest but still dramatic changes. CIE Manufacturing, Inc. (formerly CIMC Intermodal Equipment), headquartered...

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Industry Predictions For 2020

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Industry Predictions For 2020

Industry Predictions For 2020 The Wills and probate sector have certainly been on a roller coaster ride in 2019 which rattled practitioners, politicians, Lords and the charity sector to the core. There was uproar and widespread disproval from the Law Society, House of Lords and Labour Party regarding the infamous probate fees Statutory Instrument which threatened to be enforced for a year, but eventually disappeared due to a political u-turn. Meanwhile, HM Courts and Tribunals (HMCTS) looked at ways to digitise their processes in order to widen the access to legal services by offering probate applications to be completed online for lay and professional users. Furthermore, HMCTS restructured and centralised the probate registry service, however this caused widespread delays across the sector, going beyond 13 weeks...

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2020 eCommerce Industry Threats and Predictions

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2020 eCommerce Industry Threats and Predictions

2020 eCommerce Industry Threats and Predictions According to a recent report, retail eCommerce sales around are projected to grow to 6.54 trillion in 2022. But this immense growth comes at a cost, with an additional cost burden of $3.00 for every $1.00 in payment fraud paid by merchants, and the rate of chargebacks increasing by up to 20% each year, the potential backlash for e-commerce retailers could increase to nearly 1 trillion over the next five years. “Improving the customer experience has fueled the widespread adoption of eCommerce,” said Monica Eaton-Cardone, COO of Chargebacks911. “And with multi-channel options offering the vision of...

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