Matterport | February 01, 2023
Leading spatial data firm, Matterport,Inc., recently announced the selection of its 3D capture technology and Digital Twin Platform by John Deere. The implementation allow remote management of over 60 John Deere’s facilities spread across South America, North America, Asia and Europe via a virtual operation center. The company’s platform will create digital replicas of John Deere’s manufacturing facilities, allowing teams to collaborate, plan the site changes, and track progress.
To enhance site operations, John Deere will take 4K resolution digital twins with spatial accuracy using Matterport's Pro2 and Pro3 cameras. Employees at John Deere can remotely access any facility's digital twin using Matterport's digital twin technology in order to track materials and assets, keep an eye on vehicles, and integrate real-time IoT data streams. Within the digital twin, real-time collaboration increases productivity while lowering the need for expensive site visits.
Jay Remley, Matterport’s Chief Revenue Officer, said, “We’re proud to support John Deere on their journey to reinvent manufacturing operations.” He further added, “For global businesses with facilities spread across several regions and time zones, the ability to remotely optimize each space based on its own unique parameters is a critical unlock for operations management. Our digital twin platform enables companies to reap real productivity gains and cost savings by digitizing their operations for more efficient maintenance, remote monitoring and improved decision making.”
(Source - GlobeNewswire)
Matterport is leading spatial data solutions provider. The solutions are targeted at indexing and digitizing the built environment. Using a digital twin, enterprises can transform their built spaces into immersive, accurate digital twins to create, plan, comprehend, operate and promote any environment with Matterport’s proprietary 3D data platform. The spatial computing platform helps convert build structures into data, using every location and enhancing the overall value.
PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN
Tempo Automation | January 31, 2023
On January 30, 2023, Tempo Automation Holdings, Inc. has updated its Accelerated Electronics Manufacturing Platform with new management tools to provide real-time visibility and manage the inventory aspect across projects and prototype buildings, protecting clients against potential supply chain problems in the electronics sector.
At the core of this new update lies Tempo’s very own inventory management system and will manage and update the status of every electronic component in real-time, from receiving, storage, manufacturing, and production. It is designed specifically for the requirements of quick-turn electronic manufacturing with a high, mix or low volume.
CEO of Tempo, Joy Weiss, said, "Our customers rely on us to rapidly source materials from numerous vendors, then consolidate inventory into our warehouse to support their product development." She further added, "Given the impact that industry component shortages have had on our customers, we invested in upgrading our platform to provide real-time, traceable inventory management at the customer, project, and component level."
(Source – Globe Newswire)
It will protect clients against instability in the market of electronic components, warn about critical components beforehand. It will also help them assign the components to their prototype and demanded product builds to market quickly and avoid re-design expenses. It also offers solutions to domestic electronics manufacturing at crucial times. It provides rapid Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) prototyping, on-demand manufacturing, digital thread from design to delivery, and virtual tours in the factory. Its PCBA capabilities include HDI, rigid, fine-pitch BGA and QFN assembly and stacked micro-vias. Its class 2 and 3 productions have ISO9001:2015, AS9100D, and ISO13485:2016 certifications.
About Tempo Automation
Tempo Automation is one of the prominent software companies providing electronics manufacturing solutions and launching electronic products in the market. It's Accelerated Electronics Manufacturing Platform assists with PCBA manufacturing to offer fast and the best solution to low-volume manufacturers. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, the company’s digital automation, data intelligence and vast network enables its clients to cope with the competition. Tempo provides solutions to various industries from rockets, robots, autonomous cars, drones, technology, medial and space.
ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING,3D PRINTING
3DEO Inc. | January 30, 2023
3DEO, the leading design, engineering, and manufacturing organization known as the world's highest-volume metal 3D printing service, recently announced the launch of 316L austenitic stainless steel. The material is now accessible to customers in all industries, particularly medical, industrial, marine, and food processing.
316L (equivalent to UNS S31603) is an entirely austenitic, non-magnetic stainless steel with outstanding ductility and mechanical performance. It maintains excellent performance at both room and moderately elevated temperatures. In addition, this weldable material is highly corrosion-resistant, making it perfect for use in harsh environments.
316L is typically used for impellers and pumps, laboratory equipment, engine parts, jewelry, food processing equipment, kitchen appliances, surgical instruments, marine, chemical, and petrochemical processing, among other uses.
3DEO assists customers with complex metal components at all product life cycle stages, from early conception and prototyping to large-scale manufacturing. Since prototypes are produced on the same machinery and technology as more extensive production runs, customers can smoothly transition from prototype to production with 3DEO without requiring lengthy or costly design revisions or requalifications to launch products.
Along with 17-4PH stainless steel, 316L marks the latest expansion to the company's materials division, with a growing number of new materials being tested and set to release in 2023. One of such metals in development is pure copper, which will be available in Q2.
Founded in 2016, 3DEO is one of the world's highest-volume metal 3D printing companies. It is a differentiated service provider offering its customers trustworthy end-to-end solutions using its proprietary technology. It manufactures 3D-printed precision metal components with Intelligent Layering®, its patented metal 3D printing technique. 3DEO distinguishes itself from other manufacturers with its collaborative partnership approach to early-stage design, proprietary technology, and experience in complicated geometries and design for additive manufacturing (DfAM). In addition, the company developed the Manufacturing Cloud™, an end-to-end manufacturing platform designed to mass-produce its proprietary metal 3D printers using 3D printing, software, robotics, augmented reality, automation, and materials innovation.