Tag: Logistics

Predictive maintenance – Increase uptime while reducing maintenance costs

Predictive maintenance – Increase uptime while reducing maintenance costs

IIOT and advanced robots are generating more data than ever before. However factories’ analytics capabilities have not caught up to this. According to Fero Labs  manufacturing companies discard 98% of all the data they can collect because they do not have the analytics capabilities to integrate that data in their operations.

Predictive maintenance and industry 4.0 companies step in to fill that gap. They allow companies to store and analyze critical outputs of their machinery. One of the key things to do with that data is to improve maintenance and input parameters of their machinery. Read more

Alphabet’s bets outside of Google cover every major area of Artificial Intelligence

Alphabet’s bets outside of Google cover every major area of Artificial Intelligence

As Alphabet’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt summarizes, having worked through the AI winter he was not optimistic about the potential of AI in the early 2000s. However after hiring leading AI researchers including Andrew Ng and acquiring Deepmind in 2014 Google is currently one of the leaders in the field of AI.

For a refresher on what Alphabet does: Alphabet is a conglomerate including Google which mainly consists of search, maps, YouTube, Chrome, Cloud, AdWords, AdSense and the Android mobile phone platform. Read more