Advantech, Techman Robot, Cosen Mechatronics, Axile Machine, AccuteX Technologies | September 15, 2020
The implementation of smart technology is accelerating, in part because of the global pandemic, organizers of an online press conference on smart manufacturing in Taiwan said today.
Representatives from five Taiwanese companies-Advantech, Techman Robot, Cosen Mechatronics, Axile Machine and AccuteX Technologies-spoke today about how Taiwan’s smart machinery can manufacturers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico build superior smart production lines through cloud platforms.
To supplement today’s event, Taiwan Excellence is hosting an online exhibition hall where 60 smart machinery products from 50 companies are on display.
As the world’s fourth largest exporter of machine tools, Taiwan “already has huge smart machinery and smart manufacturing momentum,” according to the Bureau of International Trade, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council.
Manufacturing Global | May 14, 2020
Manufacturing global takes a look at the top 10 manufacturing trends driving the evolution of production quality.
A common battle for manufacturers is the ability to improve the baseline competency of workers, and to scale specialised knowledge.
Leaders looking to improve the structured approach of traditional quality can use 4 key Quality 4.0 approaches:
Experience: sharing experiences and lessons learned across internal groups or across industry
Expertise: developing new expertise via machine learning, artificial intelligence, augmented reality and virtual reality
Appraisal: deploying connected worker strategies ensuring compliance, competency, efficiency, and safety
Management: consolidate learnings in learning management systems
businesswire | December 31, 2020
Xpeng In, a main Chinese keen electric vehicle ("Smart EV") organization, has teamed up with Livox, a main lidar creator, to send its car grade lidar innovation in Xpeng's new creation model in 2021. Livox is Xpeng's first accomplice in lidar innovation.
Livox has tweaked its Horiz sensor (the car grade rendition of its Livox Horizon) for Xpeng, meeting car grade prerequisites as well as conveying cost effectiveness and dependability for creation models. The usage of lidar in XPILOT engineering - Xpeng's self-ruling driving framework - will additionally improve XPILOT's security just as the capacity to cover an extensive scope of driving situations.
Xpeng's new 2021 creation model will be the world's first mass-delivered shrewd EVs outfitted with lidar, hardening Xpeng's bleeding edge position in the keen EV innovation.
Since its establishing in 2016, Livox has zeroed in its R&D endeavors on empowering cost-proficient large scale manufacturing of lidar arrangements, expecting to beat the three bottlenecks in the lidar business: value, versatility and unwavering quality. Livox's car grade arrangement brags a reach industry-driving guidelines as far as identification range, FOV (Field of View) and point cloud thickness.
Livox is upgrading the recognition scope of its Horiz sensor to 150m (for objects at 10% reflectivity), empowering Xpeng's XPILOT framework to effectively recognize any far off deterrent while on parkways and metropolitan streets. Livox's modified answer for Xpeng likewise incorporates another "ultra FPS" (Frames Per Second) lidar innovation idea. Through a keenly planned pivoting mirror innovation, the items inside the lidar's ROI (Region of Interest) will procure a 20Hz point cloud information when the entire framework is working at a casing pace of 10Hz. The new ROI point cloud thickness is consequently expanded to 144 lines comparable at 0.1 second without the requirement for additional laser transmitters. The expanded point cloud thickness empowers the quicker discovery of small items out and about surface, including walkers, bikes or even traffic cones. The level FOV of Horiz has likewise arrived at 120°. This significantly improves the keen driving experience by settling numerous industrious difficulties looked by drivers, remembering the expulsion of vulnerable sides against cut-for vehicles.
Xpeng focused on creating exhaustive and more secure independent driving arrangements, advancing the entrance of keen EVs
Xpeng has created industry driving independent driving design with different modules for large scale manufacturing vehicles: insight, conduct arranging, conduct/movement expectation and guide combination. The execution of lidar further improves XPILOT's discernment ability.
The expansion of lidar adequately improves the vehicle's high-exactness acknowledgment execution, fundamentally upgrading the whole vehicle's discernment capacities, especially the precision and spatial goal in the level and vertical tomahawks, improving the capacity to evade walkers and static impediments. Combined with lidar's capacity to screen little obstructions paying little mind to encompassing light levels, this can give more prominent wellbeing repetition to ADAS capacities.
Xpeng's independent driving stage as of now coordinates camera, millimeter-wave radar, ultrasonic and different sensors. The expansion of lidar won't just give a more noteworthy degree of wellbeing repetition, by permitting more exact imaging of the street circumstance, however will likewise upgrade target location, estimation exactness, execution in low surrounding light and other testing discernment conditions, and will altogether improve the general execution of NGP (Navigation Guided Pilot), AEB (Autonomous Emergency Braking) and different capacities.
Xpeng Inc. is a leading Chinese smart electric vehicle company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets Smart EVs that appeal to the large and growing base of technology-savvy middle-class consumers in China. Its mission is to drive Smart EV transformation with technology and data, shaping the mobility experience of the future. In order to optimize its customers’ mobility experience, Xpeng develops in-house its full-stack autonomous driving technology and in-car intelligent operating system, as well as core vehicle systems including powertrain and the electrification/electronic architecture. Xpeng is headquartered in Guangzhou, China, with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and San Diego. The Company’s Smart EVs are manufactured at plants in Zhaoqing and Zhengzhou, located in Guangdong and Henan provinces, respectively.