AMADA’s innovation comes to LAMIERA - Amada Engineering Europe
From May 17th to 20th, AMADA attended LAMIERA, one of the most important international exhibition dedicated to the metal forming machine tool industry and to all innovative technologies related to this sector.
More than 480 companies coming from 21 different countries, +25% than the 2016 edition, attended the exhibition covering a total exhibition area of 40.000 square meters.
Technology, innovation and enthusiasm are just some of the key words that can best describe the AMADA experience at Lamiera.
A great success has been achieved by the corner dedicated to Industry 4.0 where it has been possible to touch with hands all the latest news of Amada in this area, including the first step of V-factory global solution.
The visitors had the possibility to try the new mobile App “AMADA KEEPER” and the new extended version, available as a Web Portal, that will allow the customers to select and customize, with even more precision, their machine data and the related statistics.
But innovation does not stop here, in fact, AMADA is continuing to research and develop new solutions to meet the ever-changing market demands.
Another important target for AMADA is to study how to enhance data collection exploiting IoT technologies, analyzing technologies available on the market and prototypes in order to identify additional significant data to satisfy customers’ needs.
To give real demonstration of what could be realized, during the entire event the HG-ARs cell has been equipped with sensors to show and extrapolate concrete data in real-time.
This prototype can be considered a “Proof of concept”, that means an experimental demonstration of some possible applications of the new IoT technologies on the AMADA machines.
Three sensors have been installed respectively on the robot, on the bending cell and on the ATC to detect individual electrical consumption while an additional sensor, installed on the loading area, allowed real-time weight measurement evaluating, in this way, the emptying level.
Furthermore, the prototype of an application, able to measure operator distance from the cell, has been showed. Thanks to this new App, in case of alarms or other requests, it will be possible to alert the nearest operator with a quick notification.
These are just some of the news shown during LAMIERA 2017 that have positively impressed the customers presented during the event.
At the end of this wonderful experience, AMADA would like to thank its whole staff, all customers and visitors because, without them, these important results could not have been achieved.
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