Weekly Marketplace: Software and Platforms

Take a look at the new and innovative products hitting the manufacturing industry this past week.

Enhanced User Interface to Improve Navigation and Productivity

Revegy updated its software user interface. Revegy’s new look, which launched in early April, allows customers to collaborate more easily and use their time more wisely. It provides users with clean dashboards, improved navigation and more intuitive experiences for modern users to make Revegy tools more productive and easily accessible. In addition, the update brings new colors, fonts and clearly labeled icons to make critical information easier to access at glance. The update offers an improved look and feel, improved navigation, and improved productivity. 

Machine Learning for All Areas of Automation

Beckhoff Automation announced a new machine learning (ML) solution that is seamlessly integrated into TwinCAT 3 software. Building on established standards, TwinCAT 3 Machine Learning offers ML applications the same advantages of system openness familiar from PC-based control technology. In addition, this TwinCAT solution supports real-time ML, allowing it to simultaneously handle demanding tasks like motion control. These capabilities provide machine builders and manufacturers with an optimum foundation to enhance machine performance through predictive maintenance, process self-optimization, and autonomous detection of process anomalies.

AI-Based Virtual Agent

Epicor Software Corporation has released Epicor Virtual Agent (EVA), its new enterprise-wide digital agent designed to help users work smarter and accelerate pace of operations across the business more easily. Developed to execute tasks and recommend, predict, and adjust actions within set parameters, EVA appears on-screen as a virtual assistant that users can access via text or voice. EVA can be added to all sizes and types of Epicor ERP implementations—on-premise as well as in the cloud, ensuring customers of any size, including small and medium-sized companies, can take advantage of innovative technologies that will help them grow their businesses.

ROI Tool to Show Cost Savings from Using Version Control/Data Management System

Auvesy now offers an enhanced ROI tool to to to help substantiate the operational efficiencies and the tangible results that versiondog brings to automated production. The calculator can quickly and easily show how versiondog reduces costs through automated backup routine versioning and archiving, and the effective management of the widest variety of project types. By providing plant and production managers with comprehensive support using centralized data management, version control and device backup, versiondog enables a higher utilization of a plant’s capacity and can significantly reduce downtime.   

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