Artificial intelligence has the capability to analyze data from a smart factory’s machinery to spot unfavorable trends, look for continuous improvement opportunities and alert maintenance staff of impending breakdowns. Here’s what you need to know.

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Quick Poll: Artificial Intelligence

Combining artificial intelligence with the Industrial Internet of Things opens new possibilities for smart factories, from computer analysis of machinery performance to autonomous process optimization that might lead to longer tool life and increased machine utilization.

What are the biggest advantages of using artificial intelligence in manufacturing facilities?

Automating evaluation of tool performance
67%
Improving production scheduling
0%
Flagging potential breakdowns
33%
Refining product quality
0%
Two or more of the above
0%
Total votes: 3
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