OMRON Develops AI-Equipped Machine Automation Controller

– Real-time Integration of Machine Control and AI –

KYOTO, Japan, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OMRON Corporation announced on April 25 the development of a machine automation controller equipped with a machine learning artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms. The first of its kind in the industry, this AI-equipped controller achieves real-time integration between a programmable logic controller function, which controls production lines and equipment changing in microseconds on factory floors, and an AI processing function. Using OMRON’s extensive range of sensors to monitor the status of equipment and processes, the controller safely regulates them before an irregularity can occur by predicting unusual movements of machinery based on the causal model that the built-in AI has been made to learn.

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OMRON Develops AI-Equipped Machine Automation Controller

– Real-time Integration of Machine Control and AI –

KYOTO, Japan, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OMRON Corporation announced on April 25 the development of a machine automation controller equipped with a machine learning artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms. The first of its kind in the industry, this AI-equipped controller achieves real-time integration between a programmable logic controller function, which controls production lines and equipment changing in microseconds on factory floors, and an AI processing function. Using OMRON’s extensive range of sensors to monitor the status of equipment and processes, the controller safely regulates them before an irregularity can occur by predicting unusual movements of machinery based on the causal model that the built-in AI has been made to learn.

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OMRON to Launch Succession of AI-Equipped Controllers from Fiscal Year 2017

– For Manufacturing Floors of Future That “Bring out Human Capabilities” –

KYOTO, Japan, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OMRON Corporation has announced its plan to successively incorporate artificial intelligence (AI)/Internet of things (IoT) technologies into its factory automation (FA) equipment up to 2020 in a bid to offer solutions to the social issues facing many manufacturing businesses, such as the shortage of skilled engineers and rising labor costs.

By equipping FA equipment with optimal AI algorithms to replace the knowledge and intuition of skilled engineers with AI, OMRON supports manufacturing businesses that are troubled by the lack of engineering workers and surging labor costs, thus working to realize the "manufacturing floors of the future" in which "machines bring out human capabilities and creativity".

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Setting Sail to Camp Overseas – ZNV Technology Pakistan Private Limited Officially Established

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The close relationship between China and Pakistan is known as the "Iron Pak" to refer to the unbreakable friendship between the two countries. China and Pakistan have achieved numerous results with all-around and mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields between the two sides all the time and brought tangible benefits to both peoples. Both countries are making stable development of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a major project of the Belt and Road initiative.

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'Relieved' Wiesberger pips Fleetwood in playoff to win Shenzhen International

SHENZHEN, China, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Overnight leader Bernd Wiesberger of Austria beat England’s Tommy Fleetwood on the first playoff hole to win the US$2.8 million Shenzhen International in China and secure his fourth European Tour title.

Wiesberger, 31, led after the second and third rounds at Genzon Golf Club in his 200th European Tour event, and scrambled to a one-under-par 71 on Sunday to force a playoff with Fleetwood, who carded a tournament-best 63 to set the clubhouse target at 16-under.

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'Relieved' Wiesberger pips Fleetwood in playoff to win Shenzhen International

SHENZHEN, China, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Overnight leader Bernd Wiesberger of Austria beat England’s Tommy Fleetwood on the first playoff hole to win the US$2.8 million Shenzhen International in China and secure his fourth European Tour title.

Wiesberger, 31, led after the second and third rounds at Genzon Golf Club in his 200th European Tour event, and scrambled to a one-under-par 71 on Sunday to force a playoff with Fleetwood, who carded a tournament-best 63 to set the clubhouse target at 16-under.

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Truck driver jailed for killing elderly cyclist at Kallang Rd junction

Truck driver jailed for killing elderly cyclist at Kallang Rd junctionA tipper truck driver was jailed five weeks on Monday (24 April) for killing an elderly cyclist after failing to keep a lookout while making a turn at the junction of Lavender Street and Kallang Road. Chinese national Lu Liancai, 39, was convicted on one charge of causing death by negligent act and was disqualified from driving for five years after he hit and killed 82-year-old Chng Hee Jay on 15 August 2016.

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Truck driver jailed for killing elderly cyclist at Kallang Rd junction

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Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen to attend ceremony for French policeman killed on Champs Elysees – The Straits Times


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