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A4BLUE partners met in Rome for the third consortium (22-23 May 2017)

The third meeting of the A4BLUE consortium was held in Roma the 22-23 May 2017. During the meeting partners have taken stock of the project situation, in terms of progresses done so far, activities implemented and in realization. The preliminary results and intermediate achievements have been discussed and analysed, as well as the next steps for the future. In particular, the preliminary results and intermediate achievements of “WP1-Use case scenarios …Read More

A4BLUE at SPS ICP DRIVES fair – Parma (Italy)

A4BLUE project will participate in the seminar “CONTINUOUS ADAPTATION OF WORK ENVIRONMENTS WITH CHANGING LEVELS OF AUTOMATION IN EVOLVING PRODUCTION SYSTEMS” in the framework of SPS IPC DRIVES fair (Parma, Italy). The seminar will took place on 24 May, Hall 7, room Lampone and it is organised in collaboration with the Eu-funded projects INCLUSIVE, FACTORY2FIT, HUMAN and MANUWORK. Despite high automation levels in factories today, humans remain central to manufacturing operations. In …Read More

A4BLUE project at the EFFRA FoF Community Day

A4BLUE Project is proud to have participated in EFFRA FOF Community Day in Brussels (16 May 2017). The coordinator, IK4-TEKNIKER had the opportunity to give a short presentation on the project in one of the parallel sessions allocated to “Humans in Factories”. The aim of the event is for the Factories of the Future community (i.e. project representatives, EFFRA members, associated PPPs & representatives of the Commission) to share recent …Read More

A4BLUE at Affidabilità & Tecnologia – Turin (Italy)

The A4BLUE project participated at the International Trade Fair for the Manifacturing Industry Affidabilità & Tecnologia (A&T) which took place in Torino (May, 3-5 2017). A&T is the reference exhibition event in Italy for Robotics and Tests and Measurements, meant for manufacturing industries, system integrators, research centers. It represents three days exhibition at the service of the productive world with a unique program of Technolgies, previews, presentations, technical and application comparisons …Read More

IIC Releases Updated IIoT Reference Architecture

Source: designnews.com The Industrial Internet Consortium has developed and released IIRA Version 1.8, an update of its reference architecture. Using the internet for industrial purposes has just become a tad easier. The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) – the member-driven global organization that promotes the accelerated growth of the IIoT – has published version 1.8 of the Industrial Internet Reference Architecture (IIRA). The new version builds on version 1.7, which was …Read More

A4BLUE project: first newsletter released

The first newsletter of A4BLUE project has just been released: it focuses on the role played in the project by the nine partners involved. IK4-TEKNIKER (Spain), RWTH Aachen University (Germany), Cranfield University (UK), AIRBUS Operation SAS (France), Compañía Española de Sistemas Arenonauticos – CESA (Spain), Engineering-Ingenieria Informática SPA (Italy), Illogic srl (Italy), Ingeniería de Automatización y Robótica KOMAT SL (Spain) and CiaoTech PNO will work together to this innovative project …Read More

Press release

The last visit of the A4Blue consortium took place at the Airbus Saint-Nazaire plant on 28th of February 2017 for a workshop on the industrial Airbus use case scenario:  ”Towards a next generation hydraulic system assembly on the A350 Landing Gear Nose Box thanks to relevant contextual information on demand (AR),smartly connected  to handheld tools or collaborative robots, thoroughly authored upstream through tasks simulation in VR.” Click here to view …Read More

A4BLUE project: visit at CESA use case scenario

The second of the planned visits to each of the use case scenarios has taken place at CESA (Compañía Española de Sistemas Aeronáuticos) on the 25th of January 2017. Representatives of almost every member of the consortium visited CESA facilities in Madrid in order to get a clear view of this industrial use case scenario. The aim of the meeting was providing the members of the consortium a better understanding …Read More

A4BLUE online consultation survey launched

A4BLUE (Adaptive Automation in Assembly For BLUE collar workers satisfaction in Evolvable context) is conducting an online expert consultation survey to collect expertise and valuable viewpoints from the manufacturing and smart industry stakeholders. The project aims at i) the development and evaluation of a new generation of sustainable, adaptive workplaces dealing with evolving requirements of manufacturing processes, ii) the introduction of automation mechanisms that are suitable for flexible and efficient …Read More