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Manufacturing in a Virtual World

Posted September 01, 2014 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Virtual technology stands poised to help manufacturers optimize product design and assembly line configuration, and reduce operating costs in the process. The technology enables automation engineers to go into a visualization environment, see the actual size and context of all components, and manipulate and evaluate the interactions of relevant processes - without disrupting operations. Automation World looks at two virtual tools currently on the market and cities real-world uses to show how the technology improves design and production processes in a risk-free environment.


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