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For the Autonomous Factory

AI Value-added Services from anacision

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anacision is accelerating the transformation to an autonomous, intelligent factory via ready-to-use AI software modules for production, machinery and equipment.

In this way, the Karlsruhe-based AI and data science company anacision aims to contribute to the emergence of autonomous components for future-proof factories. Energy- and resource-saving manufacturing processes are at the forefront. Resilient production is gaining in importance and the move away from mass production to small batch sizes has long since become a reality. This change is intensifying the demands on a modern factory and forcing industry to rethink its manufacturing processes. Innovative, data-driven technologies and systems make it possible. "Thanks to digitalization, the vision of the future of a fully networked factory has long since taken root in corporate boardrooms. But implementation is proceeding very slowly. This is precisely where our AI product modules come in and accelerate the transformation to an autonomous, intelligent factory," explains Rico Knapper, Managing Director of anacision.

In the course of a strategic reorientation, anacision has specialized in the development of modular and ready-to-use AI value-added services for production as well as machines and plants. The developed, ready-to-use product modules bundle anacision's AI expertise with the deep industry know-how from the long partnership with machine builder EMAG. »In this way, we are significantly lowering the barriers to putting AI into production: time, cost and knowledge,« says Daniel Poodratchi, Head of Product at anacision. »The investment in AI in-house developments is too high for many companies. Through our integrable AI software modules, machine builders benefit from intelligent value-added services as a competitive advantage and producers from more efficient manufacturing processes through AI-based algorithms.«

At the launch, anacision presents the two products PLANNING and MACHINE HEALTH, which have been developed from many years of practical experience and have been tried and tested many times through use at different customers.

Intelligent Detailed Planning for the Smart Factory

anacision PLANNING is a production planning algorithm that uses IoT and AI technologies to achieve unprecedented optimization potential. Production plans are calculated in seconds, simultaneously optimizing against limited capacity, setup times, lead times and on-time delivery. During production, plan data and production progress can be continuously reconciled to continuously update optimization in case of deviations.

Wear detection for intelligent machines

anacision MACHINE HEALTH continuously calculates an AI-based health index for any component, machine or plant in near real-time. If the index drops, progressive wear and critical conditions are immediately detected and an alarm is triggered. Unplanned downtime can thus be prevented and maintenance measures can be optimally scheduled.

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