🔮 Is Artificial Intelligence impacting manufacturing?
A report by the Association for Advancing Automation found that 𝟰𝟬% 𝗼𝗳 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘂𝗳𝗮𝗰𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲𝗿𝘀 surveyed rely on 𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙪𝙖𝙡 𝙥𝙧𝙤𝙘𝙚𝙨𝙨𝙚𝙨 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙫𝙞𝙨𝙪𝙖𝙡 𝙞𝙣𝙨𝙥𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣.
“many use cases in manufacturing, visual inspection—a task that involves using human-eye or machine vision to verify if a product is free of defects” 🧐
But how can you convince management to spend money on AI inspection software when you can’t prove it will be effective? Start small. Collect data on your current processes. Talk to team members closest to the problem. What challenges do they encounter? What is the simplest change that will make the biggest impact?
New AI technologies are not one-size-fits-all. What works for one process may not work for yours. Consider solutions that meet your organization where you are and build on those. The robots are coming, but they aren’t here yet! 🤖
**Pro Tip: TRENDABLE for Data Collection is an excellent tool for organizations looking to switch from paper to electronic collection!