Kontron AIS Blog
Here, our colleagues share their knowledge and ideas about our day-to-day business, product insights, and inspiring use cases.
David or Goliath? What is the difference between the introduction of a line controller and a factory-wide MES?
MES or line controller? This is a question many production managers ask when digitalizing their manufacturing processes. We will explain the differences in launching both production control systems in terms of duration, tasks and costs.
Connectivity in the world of IIoT
Fully networked manufacturing requires interface connectivity between heterogeneous systems. Software for interface integration provides an advantage here in achieving the goal of a reliable, secure and flexible connection.
Coating technology 2.0: How software is revolutionizing the production of photonic components
The joint project 3D-FF explored ways to improve magnetron sputtering technology to enable high-precision coating systems for photonic components — and the software know-how of Kontron AIS was also called upon.
How data analysis at process level boosts service success in mechanical engineering
Machine manufacturers benefit from the in-depth analysis of process values through regional comparisons, proactive service and insights for product development.
Cloud-based production control system: An insight into the Kontron AIS AllMeSa funding project
Together with ten partners, Kontron AIS GmbH is participating in the AllMeSa research project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMFB).
No two OEE’s are the same! How machines can be evaluated across industries
Overall Equipment Effectiveness, better known as OEE, is the gold standard for measuring productivity in manufacturing. Read here how machines can be evaluated across the board.
How to maximize the efficiency of your site acceptance tests during commissioning
Learn how to improve the efficiency of Site Acceptance Tests (SATs) for smooth commissioning and discover best practices for streamlining the entire process.
Product insight: How to increase productivity and customer satisfaction with machine monitoring
Visualize, analyze and anticipate: This portfolio review sheds light on the importance of machine monitoring from various standpoints.
Device management: A must-have for IT managers in mechanical engineering
Management and monitoring of IoT devices in the field: The must-have for IT managers in mechanical engineering. From central onboarding to management and monitoring — all in one tool.
Digital customer portal: Benefits for sales and service
Sales and service go hand in hand!? This is no longer wishful thinking but is becoming an integral part of standard practice.
Data-based maintenance: Intelligently planned and implemented with a focus on saving resources
Digitally planning maintenance of machines and systems and using artificial intelligence to calculate service cycles: that is the future of mechanical engineering.