Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Congratulations to the winners of the first phase of the MTConnect Challenge!

Congratulations to the winners of the first phase of the MTConnect Challenge!  

Here is an article at AMT Online on the winners of phase one.

Below is a snippet from the above article with the winners and a brief description of what they proposed.

  • Integration with Microsoft Visio – James Finn — International TechneGroup Incorporated
    Uses data acquisition stencils and display objects to virtually connect shop floor equipment, to Visio templates, providing users the ability to develop their own real-time shop floor manufacturing data up-load and visualization programs.

  • MTConnect TeamEngage – Peter Laird
    Functions as a plant operations collaboration system that allows ad-hoc groups within an operations team to initiate and control conversations revolving around a snapshot of MTConnect data.


  • | A 3D, Web-Based, MTConnect Simulator – Scott Lininger
    Simulates and visualizes MTConnect interactions against a 3D map of your factory through an elegantly-simple Web site. Uses a drag-and-drop library of virtual equipment to simulate equipment activities. 

  • Interactive Work Instructions – Donovan Buckley & Arvind Rangarajan – GE Global Research, PARC
    Uses real-time MTConnect tool path data to automatically scroll to the right page in a set of PDF work instructions, bring real-time simulation corresponding to the feature being machined, and flag any drifts from the intended tool path for operator intervention or material review board action.

  • AugMT: Augmented Vision with MTConnect – Nick Tullos & Jeb Baugh – Praeses, LLC
    Combines processed information from MTConnect data streams with augmented reality technology available through Google Glass technologies. The system will also feedback video and audio information to departments of address production needs.
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