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Fabian Schmidt

Fabian Schmidt is working as Head of Software Engineering in Manufacturing at SICK AG. He has an extensive IT background and has a faible for lean and agile organizations.

How Smart Factories Benefit From Digital Twins

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Today, the term Digital Twin is ubiquitous. Four years ago, I had my first personal contact with this concept. I attended the VDI conference “Big Data in Manufacturing”, where a General Electrics (GE) manager presented the well-known example of the transformation of GE’s business model in the aircraft turbine market.

Autonomous Cars – An Overview

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Autonomous Cars are a big thing. They are the best example of a revolution, which is hitting us at full speed: The new decentralization wave, also known as Edge Computing. Nowadays automobile manufacturers are ridiculed as old economy by the tech scene (a.k.a the new economy). However, the ongoing revolution clearly plays into the hands of the old economy.