Manufacturing

News, trends and technology insights for the manufacturing industry

Race fans change the tires on Simon Pagenaud’s IndyCar with this augmented reality experience

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What is an IndyCar pit stop really like? Mayhem? Organized chaos? Or maybe the moment just hums along like a well-oiled machine? This weekend, DXC offered DXC Technology 600 guests at Texas Motor Speedway a chance to find out by recreating an actual IndyCar pit stop training experience through augmented reality technology and Microsoft’s HoloLens […]

Les transactions M2M ou l’avenir du paiement des machines connectées

Les modes de paiements ont connu des changements radicaux avec notamment la démocratisation des portefeuilles numériques tels que Paypal ou Venmo et l’apparition des cryptomonnaies comme Bitcoin. Mais le progrès ne s’arrête pas là et d’autres technologies font leur apparition. Au sein de DXC Labs, un groupe d’experts travaille sur des machines capables de réaliser […]

Machines that pay each other using digital wallets

People use digital wallets such as Venmo and PayPal and, more recently, cryptocurrencies such as bitcoins to make frictionless payments, peer to peer. What if machines could use digital wallets to make frictionless payments, machine to machine? Autonomous vehicles — such as cars, fork lifts, trucks or any industrial machine — could pay for their […]

IoT data: A new hope for the manufacturing industry’s future

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Manufacturing executives are under the gun to hit production targets amid challenges that include a shortage of skilled workers, inefficient supply chains and a lack of insight into how enterprise assets are performing. In order to make absolutely sure that production quotas and quality standards are met, operational technology (OT) teams tend to err on […]

The driverless car will require 5G

There’s a great deal of effort underway on the part of companies in the telecom, auto and technology industries to start mainstreaming connected, self-driving cars by the early-to-mid 2020s. ABI Research forecasts there will be more than 11 million shared vehicles operating by 2030, serving an average of 64 users per shared driverless vehicle. Early […]

2019 IT trend: Enterprises will adopt next-generation platforms to make the most of IoT data

As enterprises transition their physical world to a digital one, smart things become a driving force. Enterprises will implement next-generation platforms in 2019 that analyze large quantities of industry-specific data from the internet of things (IoT). Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are finding novel correlations between data previously thought to be independent, enabling […]

From B2B to B2B2C: Capture greater market share by shifting to customer-centric manufacturing

Providing enhanced customer experiences has not typically been the primary focus for most manufacturers.  Instead, most of the consumer-oriented efforts were left to retail and channel partners. But in today’s hyper-competitive market, customer-centricity has become just as important in the business-to-business (B2B) environment. With recent technology advancements, manufacturers now have an opportunity to not only […]

Q&A: Optimizing costs through virtualization in the manufacturing industry

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Manufacturing companies across the globe are increasingly virtualizing their IT environments to optimize costs and gain greater flexibility. Michael Donovan, Industry Leader, Americas Manufacturing for DXC Technology, explains how virtualization solutions are helping companies improve both back office and plant operations and more easily expand into new markets and regions. What’s the most pressing topic […]

How virtualization helps manufacturing companies get into new markets faster

Looking to expand into new markets and improve speed to market, manufacturing companies worldwide are turning to virtualization to ease the process. Jim Miller, DXC’s chief technology officer and vice president for Cloud and Platform Services, and Jeff Moyer, DXC’s Global Director of Infrastructure as a Service Offerings, discuss how cloud technology combined with virtualization […]

Thinking of implementing predictive asset maintenance? Expect bumps on the reliability journey

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Increasingly, organisations are looking at methods such as Predictive Maintenance (PdM) and Reliability-Centred Maintenance (RCM) to increase cost effectiveness, asset reliability and uptime. This is because traditional maintenance methods such as break-fix, and other reactive approaches are not sustainable for an asset-intensive organisation. Although maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) activities such as PdM and RCM […]