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  • © Fraunhofer IFF

    The aspirations for and the reality of digital transformation in manufacturing often still diverge widely. At this year’s Hannover Messe, the Fraunhofer IFF will be demonstrating how digital twins can already be used in real manufacturing worlds, for instance, very practically as augmented reality assistance systems for maintenance in the plant construction industry.

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  • © Danish Technological Institute

    In a pan-European strategic effort to break down barriers around collaborative robot safety, five Research and Technology Organizations across Europe have teamed up in a new initiative funded by the EU called COVR.

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  • RFID Technology / 2018

    Digitization in Motor Vehicle Manufacturing

    Press Release / 10.1.2018

    © Fraunhofer IFF, Andreas Süß

    Pressure to optimize is intense on the floors of motor vehicle manufacturers’ factories: Variance is steadily increasing. Costs have to be contained. Fraunhofer researchers are now using RFID technology to introduce more transparency in motor vehicle manufacturers’ supply chains and manufacturing operations. This reduces time and labor, thus boosting cost effectiveness.

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  • ALLIANCE supports the 10th International Logistics Doctoral Student Workshop, which is hosted by the Otto von Guericke University’s Institute of Logistics and Material Handling Systems in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF, on 20 June 2017 in Magdeburg, Germany.

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