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Highlights from our project: second year results

The A4BLUE project has just entered its third year of project life and its solutions are taking shape: impressive progress has been achieved so far. During the second year, partners worked on the implementation of 4 demonstrators for the validation of the envisioned concept, which focuses on three aspects of these new workplaces: Sustainability, Adaptability, and Automation Mechanism for good interactions and collaboration between workers and robots. Four videos are …Read More

A4BLUE successfully presented at the ASTC18 Conference

On November 8, A4BLUE joined the 2018 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference in London where AIRBUS successfully presented the project and our solutions that are being tested in its premises in Toulouse. One of the Technical sessions of this international fora was devoted to Augmented and Virtual Reality Technologies and their growing importance for the aviation sector. During this session Xavier Laville from AIRBUS illustrated how A4BLUE partners are experimenting Augmented Reality in …Read More

Our 4th newsletter is out!

A4BLUE 4th newsletter is out! The A4BLUE project has just entered its third year of project life and its solutions are taking shape; therefore, it is time to disseminate the results obtained in the first two years of activities. Partners are very satisfied with the work performed so far and therefore proud to illustrate the impressive progress that has been achieved in this dedicated newsletter. Here you can find details on the implementation of …Read More

An autonomous tool trolley that follows the workers: here is the video!

In A4BLUE (RWTH use case) we are developing an autonomous tool trolley to support workers in performing their assembly tasks which already reacts to human gestures and follows the worker on command in a test environment. Don’t you believe us? Watch this video! As a next step, the tool trolley will be connected into the A4BLUE Cloud Framework and therefore the operator will be able to move it to specific …Read More

A4BLUE will join the ASTC18 Conference in London – 8 November 2018

A4BLUE project is proud to announce its participation to the 2018 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference that will take place in London next week, 6-8 November 2018. The Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference is back for its fourth edition, and this time in Europe. The event will continue to feature Power Systems and Avionics technology-in-transition topics, including new topics that are under development. Presentations will include current research, ongoing development efforts, …Read More

A4BLUE team in Turin for the 7th project meeting

From 15th to 17th October, A4BLUE partners met in Turin, Italy, to analyse the impressive results obtained in the framework of the 4 use cases where the A4BLUE system is being instantiated and validated. A4BLUE (Adaptive Automation in Assembly for BLUE collar workers satisfaction in Evolvable context) proposes the development and evaluation of a new generation of sustainable and adaptive workplaces dealing with the evolving requirements of manufacturing processes and …Read More

A4BLUE will be presented at the 9th international Conference on Intelligent Systems 2018

A4BLUE project will be presented at the 9th international Conference on Intelligent Systems 2018 which will take place in Madeira Island, Portugal, on the 25-27 September 2018. The 9th International Conference on Intelligent Systems IS’18 (Conference Nr. 45088), supported by IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (IEEE TEMS), is an opportunity for scientists from all over the world to share ideas and achievements in the theory and practice of intelligent control, artificial intelligence, decision …Read More

ACE Factories Cluster relased its 1st newsletter

ACE Factories: humAn CEntred Factories Cluster is a networking Cluster of five FoF-4 projects funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme – A4BLUE, Factory2Fit, HUMAN, INCLUSIVE, and MANUWORK. Those projects are developing solutions for manufacturing work environments that adapt to each individual worker. By combining their efforts, the projects hope to achieve greater impact and wider adoption of these new developments in advanced manufacturing systems. Want to know more …Read More

A4BLUE and AceFactories Cluster presented at EFFRA Factories of the Future Community Day

Last 27th June, A4BLUE and AceFactories Cluster were presented at EFFRA Factories of the Future Community Day in Brussels by Factory2Fit EU. In the AceFactories Cluster, A4BLUE collaborate with 4 other projects funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme – Factory of the Future (FOF) calls: Factory2Fit, HUMAN, INCLUSIVE, and MANUWORK – with the aim to share experience and work together for shaping the Factories of the Future! By combining their efforts, the 5 projects hope to …Read More

Watch the video on IK4-TEKNIKER use case!

The last video on A4BLUE use case scenarios is now available! This video shows you the use case scenario implemented at IK4-TEKNIKER, the coordinator of A4BLUE project. The scenario at IK4-TEKNIKER is the collaborative assembly of a latch valve in a fenceless environment, including auxiliary activities as initial preparation activities, final inspection and transport of the completed part to the warehouse. The scenario is aligned with the need for incorporating …Read More