CNS Partners | October 27, 2020
CNS Partners today declared the accessibility of another IT arrangement specially tuned to the requirements of manufacturing organizations – Manufacturing IT as a Service (MITaaS™). The organization has taken a total set-up of IT arrangements and benefits and transformed it into a solitary contribution—one that particularly addresses issues of manufacturing firms while tending to normal difficulties manufacturers face.
Manufacturers battle to settle on IT innovation choices, comprehend the multifaceted subtleties of IT items and reconciliation, or test and keep up the far reaching set of parts expected to keep a manufacturing business running. With many years of manufacturing IT experience, CNS Partners made a solitary assistance offering that incorporates everything a manufacturing firm needs to help its continuous business profitability and development.
The MITaaS™ package includes:
redundant Internet connectivity,
enterprise-grade print solutions,
endpoints suitable to the task at hand,
remote access solutions that include two-factor authentication,
a high availability help desk,
third-party penetration testing,
and hardware and software licensing for all of the above.
“We have taken into account the needs of office workers, executives, designers, plant floor workers, mobile or fork truck operators, sales team members, and users of conference rooms and HR information stations,” said Marc Schwartz, CNS-Partners CEO. “The benefit of our offering is that it’s comprehensive, tested, reliable and affordable. It simplifies life for manufacturers, allowing them to remain focused on their core business,” he added.
The company is focused on providing comprehensive integrated solutions and breaking down the barriers that prevent manufacturers from enjoying the benefits of the cloud and other modern IT solutions typically only available to large enterprises. We have distilled our knowledge and expertise into our latest offering, Manufacturing IT as a Service™.
Kyocera | August 13, 2021
Kyocera, a leader in ceramics-based medical devices, will unveil its “CAM” (ceramic additive manufacturing) customized 3D printing service for cost-effective prototypes of new medical device designs at the MD&M West Medical Expo in Anaheim, Calif., August 10-12, the world’s largest annual convention for medical product designers and manufacturers. Kyocera’s new service utilizes both zirconia and alumina materials in a wide variety of shapes, a size range of 200 x 105 x 40mm and wall thickness of 0.25-10mm. The simple 3-step process rapid-produces samples: simply send a 3D CAD file, complete a consultation the next day and then prototypes are created in 1-2 weeks*. Additionally, Kyocera will also be showcasing its wide range of ceramics-based medical technologies during the expo.
Rapid Custom Samples with CAM
Incorporating 60+ years of product development expertise, Kyocera’s engineers consult on each new project and devise the most cost-effective method for a 3D printed prototype of new medical device designs. With that consultation and 3D printing using zirconia and alumina, Kyocera is able to produce virtually any kind of customized prototype in 1-2 weeks. Kyocera’s ceramics offer scratch resistance, higher rigidity, temperature resistance, longer lifetime, high-voltage insulation, lighter weight, and superior thermal management, providing an overall lower cost of ownership.
According to MD&M West, the global medical device manufacturing market is expected to exceed $200 billion by 2025, largely due to an aging population, chronic disease and advancements in technology to help various conditions. Kyocera continues to use its unique ceramic “superhero” materials to help advance medical technologies. The Company’s Fine Ceramics provide a highly durable, long-lasting, non-reactive material that can be found in solutions for genetic sequencing; microfluidic tools; X-ray, PET, MRI and CT scan machines; pacemakers and cardiac monitors; neuromodulation devices; surgical tools; drug testing devices and orthopedic joint replacement systems. Information on these innovative ceramic medical solutions and more will be on display at Kyocera’s booth throughout the show.
Kyocera Corporation (TOKYO: 6971), the parent and global headquarters of the Kyocera Group, was founded in 1959 as a producer of fine ceramics (also known as “advanced ceramics”). By combining these engineered materials with metals and integrating them with other technologies, Kyocera has become a leading supplier of industrial and automotive components, semiconductor packages, electronic devices, smart energy systems, printers, copiers, and mobile phones. During the year ended March 31, 2021, the company’s consolidated sales revenue totaled 1.5 trillion yen (approx. US$13.8 billion). Kyocera is ranked #603 on Forbes magazine’s 2021 “Global 2000” list of the world’s largest publicly traded companies, and appears on The Wall Street Journal’s latest list of “The World’s 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies.”
DeepCube | April 23, 2021
DeepCube, the award-winning deep learning pioneer, has agreed to be acquired by Nano Dimension Ltd. in a binding deal. DeepCube will operate as a subsidiary of Nano Dimension Ltd. after the deal is completed, developing first-of-their-kind AI-powered-Additively Manufactured Electronics (AME)/PE (3D-Printed Electronics) platforms and services.
DeepCube's training platform and real-time inference engine will be built into Nano Dimension AME 3D printers, serving as smart nodes in a Smart Fabrication Network (SFN) and the AI control center for these networks. The vision of Industry 4.0 – where machines cooperate, understand, refine, and distribute printed electronics – is now a reality because of DeepCube's experience in machine learning/deep learning.
DeepCube's ground-breaking algorithms significantly accelerate multi-domain neural models by orders of magnitude, making it an excellent match for complex and real-time edge problems, especially 3D manufacturing. To achieve aggressive performance goals, the novel DeepCube approach combines a cutting-edge training framework and a highly efficient inference engine. Smart 3D manufacturing nodes are equipped with a variety of real-time, cross-disciplinary sensors that generate GigaBytes of time-sensitive data. DeepCube's platform converts this huge volume of data through real-time insights and actions, resulting in self-learning and improving machine infrastructure. AI-powered distributed digital fabrication, pioneered by Nano Dimension and DeepCube, can enhance yield, throughput, quality, design options, and optimization.
DeepCube, the first deep learning software accelerator supporting real-world AI implementations, had a successful year before the acquisition. DeepCube won several peer and market recognitions after its May 2020 launch before deploying an extensive product suite in February 2021.
The team's experience and execution-driven ethos have resulted in several active AI-centric ventures across various hardware architectures. DeepCube's hardware-agnostic platform, in particular, has proved to be unique in its ability to accelerate diverse families of neural models, being a valuable asset for Tier-1 players.
DeepCube is a deep learning leader that offers the industry's first software-based deep learning acceleration platform that significantly boosts performance on existing hardware. DeepCube's patented technology, which is modeled after how the human brain learns through childhood, is the first to be purpose-built for the application of deep learning models in data centers and intelligent edge systems. Its proprietary framework can be implemented on top of any current hardware, resulting in significant speed and memory savings.DeepCube, led by a group of expert deep learning researchers and developers, has patented several innovations, including methods for quicker and more precise deep learning model testing, as well as significantly improved inference efficiency.
About Nano Dimension
Nano Dimension is a manufacturer of intelligent machines used in the production of Additive Manufactured Electronics (AME). Active electronic and electromechanical subassemblies with high precision are key attributes of autonomous intelligent drones, cars, satellites, smartphones, and in vivo medical devices. They necessitate iterative development, IP protection, rapid time-to-market, and system efficiency improvements, requiring the use of AME for in-house, rapid prototyping, and manufacturing. Nano Dimension machines meet cross-industry needs by simultaneously depositing proprietary consumable conductive and dielectric materials and combining in-situ capacitors, antennas, coils, transformers, and electromechanical components to achieve unparalleled efficiency. Nano Dimension bridges the gap between printed circuit boards (PCBs) and semiconductor integrated circuits (SICs).