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Manufacturing analytics: So you’re collecting data, but can you use it in a recall?

Contributed by: Sciemetric Staff
December 6, 2018

It’s when manufacturers are faced with a recall or warranty claim that they realize data collection alone has little value if they can’t easily access and analyze it. Learn how we helped one manufacturer of agricultural machinery use their data to improve their root cause analysis time from weeks to minutes!

Smart cameras: Unlocking the ROI trapped in the black box

Contributed by: Patrick Chabot - Manufacturing IT Manager
November 28, 2018

A smart camera or machine vision system can do so much more than basic, "dumb" cameras—but many manufacturers don't take advantage of their full capability in terms of data analysis. That’s where the opportunity arises to generate a strong return on your machine vision investment, unlocking the full potential of the "black box".

Data visualization and analysis provides double-digit gains in leak test cycle time and FTT

Contributed by: Sciemetric Staff
November 8, 2018

Many manufacturers face the costly problem of a lagging leak test cycle time. With constant pressures on production, line managers have no choice but to run parallel test stations to maintain production quotas. More often than not, the answer is simple—use your leak test data. Here’s how one customer did it.

Want to improve your manufacturing processes? Rethink your machine vision data management strategy

Contributed by: Sciemetric Staff
August 30, 2018

Machine vision images and data are a valuable part of the Manufacturing 4.0 equation. The problem is that machine vision images and data are often trapped in silos across the plant floor, with images stored in formats that make them difficult to access and analyze. With the right data management strategy, you can make this data accessible to your team so it can drive value.

Top 5 Sciemetric blog posts of 2017

Contributed by: Sciemetric Staff
December 15, 2017

We recap our five blog posts that captured the most attention in 2017, from getting your leak test right and containing warranty costs with data to how the repair bay can contribute to a more effective defect data management strategy.