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Digital Hospital Made Easy

Interoperability, integration, interaction – medical technology is dominated by digitalization. At MEDICA 2022, Fraunhofer IPK will be demonstrating how intelligent linking of devices and systems, including digital twins, will shape processes in the hospital of the future. Thanks to the »Scangineering« solution, even objects for which no digital data are available can be integrated.
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Zeros and Ones at the Factory– Smart Data Management Becomes Top Priority for Manufacturing Companies

Industrial manufacturing generates a growing amount of data, which – evaluated and put into context in a targeted manner – enables extremely flexible reorganization of production. Together with experts from the manufacturing industry, Fraunhofer IPK has discussed which methodological and technological innovation tasks are associated with this.
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Digitally Integrated Production – Fraunhofer IPK Presents Trends for Research and Development

Fraunhofer IPK asked industry representatives what challenges and needs manufacturing companies will be facing in the next few years. The result: Five technology topics will be top priorities across all sectors to ensure manufacturers can not only meet everyday customer expectations, but also manage crisis situations. Digitalization and networking are becoming indispensable keys to success.
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Automated dirt removal with AI and industrial robots

At Parts2Clean 2022, Fraunhofer IPK will demonstrate how intelligent image processing can contribute to maintaining capital goods. AI-based component and dirt detection in combination with innovative robotics and CO2 cleaning technologies enables the automation of maintenance process chains.
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