Chatty factories:A vision for the future of product design and manufacture with IoT

Burnap, P. and Branson, D. and Murray-Rust, D. and Preston, J. and Richards, D. and Burnett, D. and Edwards, N. and Firth, R. and Gorkovenko, K. and Khanesar, M. A. and Lakoju, M. and Smith, T. and Thorp, J. (2019) Chatty factories:A vision for the future of product design and manufacture with IoT. In: Living in the Internet of Things (IOT 2019). IET Conference Publications (CP756). Institution of Engineering and Technology, GBR. ISBN 9781839530074

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Abstract

Chatty Factories is a three-year investment by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) through its programme for New Industrial Systems. The project explores the transformative potential of placing IoT-enabled data driven systems at the core of design and manufacturing processes. The research focuses on the opportunity to collect data from IoT-enabled sensors embedded in products during real-time use by consumers, explores how that data might be immediately transferred into usable information to inform design, and considers what characteristics of the manufacturing environment might optimise the response to such data. The project also considers implications arising for skills development in the education sector as well as ethics in manufacturing. In this paper we provide a vision for future “Chatty Factories”.

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29 Apr 2021 13:20
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