Technology Tag

Benefits of Virtual Prototyping

November 19, 2018

Virtual reality is not as new as one may think. In 1935, Stanley Weinbaum released Pygmalion’s Spectacles – a science fiction story. The story’s main character wears a pair of goggles which transports him to a fictional world which stimulates his senses aptly and features…

Smart Safety Increases Productivity and Up-Time

October 22, 2018

Smart safety uses the same concepts as smart manufacturing or Industry 4.0. As with smart manufacturing, connectivity and real-time analytics can also extend to industry safety. Smart safety can help not only monitor and manage your safety performance, but also transform operations. By connecting safety…

Autonomous Mobile Robots in Manufacturing

October 17, 2018

Autonomous mobile robots are becoming widely accepted in manufacturing. They are getting deployed in a broad range of environments and applications. Production processes have long been automated, but the movement of material has typically been a manual process, a gap in an otherwise automated facility….

Why Automotive Industry Needs Enterprise Resource Planning

September 28, 2018

Thanks to smartphone integration, one could be checking the latest traffic on an in-dash screen and the next, the car could be forced to stop as the automatic braking system kicks in. Such upgrades are doing much more than making lives safer, more convenient, and…

Automotive Industry’s Pursuit of Industrial Revolution 4.0

September 26, 2018

“Digital manufacturing is still in its early days,” McKinsey’s Richard Kelly, says. Automakers “are putting a lot of effort and energy in it…But they don’t have a firsthand view of what other players are doing. Therefore, it’s a little hard to judge if you are ahead…

Visit SQ Group in Georgia

September 19, 2018

The Southern Automotive Conference (SAC) is October 3-5 at Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta and the Sustained Quality Group will be there to greet you at booth 717. The event will provide networking opportunities, world-class speakers and breakout sessions designed to fuel careers and drive…

How Data Serves as Input for Automotive Design

September 06, 2018

When automakers think about customer data, they usually focus on how it helps them market and sell a car – what features are most in demand or purchasing and pricing trends. Yet, as cars become increasingly crammed with sensors and digital devices that can collect…

What Makes a Digital Car Digital?

August 13, 2018

Television has had a long fascination with the concept of intelligent automobiles. The 1965 to 1966 series “My Mother the Car” portrayed the travails of a hapless family man who discovers that his mother has been reincarnated as his wisecracking 1928 Porter automobile. In 2002,…

What Blockchain Means for the Automotive Industry

July 27, 2018

Blockchain, first conceptualized in 2008, is a way to structure data across a peer-to-peer network. Blockchain which consists of concatenated blocks of transactions—allows competitors to share a digital ledger across a network of computers without need for a central certifying authority. No single party has the…

Revolutionizing Manufacturing with Nanotechnology

July 11, 2018

With each day, new and better technologies are disrupting the manufacturing industry to help operate their businesses efficiently. Presently, there is a lot of buzz around the use of nanotechnology that allows manufacturers to build quality products at reduced cost. Materials that are brittle can become…