THE SMART FACTORY
(I, Robot), Not
We are about to embark on a whole new chapter of automation, one that involves not just robots but the artificial intelligence capabilities that will eventually run them. As we contemplate the many implications, we must also find a smart way to make the automated factory work for us.
by Michael Ford
The Diversity of High-End Systems
In this, the first of an occasional series highlighting the 2017 iNEMI Roadmap, the authors look at the primary segments of high-end systems – computing, networking and storage – and discuss the trends in bandwidth demands, power constraints, thermal requirements and environmental situations.
by Dale Becker
IBM HS22V Blade Server Teardown
Going inside the popular high-density, high-performance server line, which features expandable processing and memory options.
by Mike Buetow
Closing the Gap between ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2015
ISO 9001 continues to evolve, and the 2015 version of the standard has significant differences from the 2008 version. How one EMS implemented the new standard and is now benefitting from simplified processes and reduced document count.
by Paul Satryb
Lab One: Collaboration and Innovation
Circuits Assembly takes a tour of Comet Group’s new lab and test facility in San Jose, where RF, ebeam and x-ray technologies are assembled to help solve industry problems.
by Chelsey Drysdale
Will machine learning come at the expense of humans?
AI: Still aiming for prime time.