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Automating Automation: How Software Will Drive the Next Manufacturing Revolution

September 25, 2019

11AM - 12PM ET


In this webinar, technologist and Bright Machines CTO Brian Mathews will trace how concepts from the manufacturing industry have transformed the modern software industry and how key learnings from software development will form the next revolution in manufacturing.  He’ll explore key principles from lean manufacturing to cloud computing that have paved the way to new approaches to production that are faster, more flexible and cost less.

Key Takeaways:

  • Manual configuration of automation equipment has inherent limitations
  • Software can be used to automate the configuration and operation of automation equipment
  • Software-Defined Manufacturing is poised to drive the next manufacturing revolution

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Bright Machines

Bright Machines, as US company with R&D centers in San Francisco, Seattle, and Israel, brings intelligent software and flexible hardware to the factory floor, applying modern software and cloud computing practices to manufacturing. The AI-powered, software-defined manufacturing platform is modular, enabling any manufacturer to easily add more automation and intelligence to the factory floor to scale production efficiencies. The web-based user interface and hybrid cloud architecture make it easy to set up, reconfigure, and monitor a production line from anywhere, anytime, while providing a secure system that can easily be updated.

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Brian Mathews, Chief Technology Officer

Brian is a technology futurist who has spent three decades architecting cloud and desktop software for designers and engineers. Most recently, he led a 500-person platform group at Autodesk that was responsible for software development, cloud operations, product security and compliance. Previously, he led software teams developing 3D reality capture, computer graphics, augmented reality, data compression and other products. Brian holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in electrical engineering, both from Cornell University.

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