Wim Codenie

The international collaborative research project BIMy has been awarded with the ITEA Award of Excellence for Innovation. The ITEA project BIMy focused on how building information modelling (BIM) can be used and exploited beyond its normal use, and how to improve integration of BIM and geographic information systems (GIS). It created a shared space for digital representations of construction projects in their environments, enabling collaboration between multiple stakeholders within the Smart City domain and paving the road for new applications.

Patrick Coomans

Health-tech companies can expect cybersecurity and privacy requirements to increase swiftly in the future, since the medical industry at large is climbing the ranks of easy targets of criminal gangs. Therefore Agoria and Sirris dedicated a number of 'learning snippets' to the topic of cybersecurity as a sales enabler in health-tech & med-tech during summer. How to turn theory into practice?

 

Bart Verlinden

Customers and their products are changing rapidly, the manufacturing industry is adapting. To remain competitive, production systems must be increasingly agile and smart, with the operator taking on an increasingly important role. This calls for solutions that can reduce the physical and cognitive strain on operators, which is why Sirris set up a testing ground on operator support. The project is now coming to an end, a good opportunity to present the results!

Peter Verhasselt
Nick Boucart

"Hyperscale and Microcare are the key drivers of the digital economy." Each of our interviews with people from extremely different digital backgrounds started with this sentence. These took place as part of our cooperation with Bloovi on digital transformation in a Belgian context. We extracted the key takeaways from those fascinating discussions, which we share with you in this very last part.

Peter ten Haaf

Industry 4.0 stands for far-reaching digitisation of production and is a goal for many companies today. Including companies with metalworking activities. However, digitisation, standardisation and automation require first and foremost efficient and controlled machining processes. In a webinar series, we will refresh the basic knowledge and link it to digital evolution. In this webinar, we discuss how to switch from trial-and-error to a structured testing approach.

Nick Boucart

As a CTO, Lead Developer or Product Manager within a technical company, you have an important role. Whether you are developing a new product or offering a specific service, sooner or later you will be responsible for making certain choices. Where and how will you store data, for example, or which programming language is best suited to combine speed and quality?

Bart Verlinden
Christophe Michiels

Production of smaller series and custom products makes manufacturing more complex and that, in turn, adds complexity to not only the production process but also to the way that operators need to work. Today, a range of digital tools are available to help operators deal with their rapidly changing and ever broader range of tasks, with each tool having its own characteristics and potential uses.

Jithu Nair

With the massive progress made in computer vision and the easy availability of cheap computational power in recent years, the huge demand for smart solutions to be delivered on small single board computers could be easily met. More and more, computer vision algorithms are being deployed for vision on a variety of edge use cases such as drones, security cameras, mobile applications, retail analytics, ...

Peter ten Haaf

Industry 4.0, which stands for the far-reaching digitisation of production, is what many companies are striving for today. Including companies with a metalworking activity. Digitalisation, standardisation, automation ... require first and foremost, efficient and controlled machining processes. Via a webinar series, we refresh the basic knowledge and link it to the digital evolution. The first topic to be discussed will be tool wear.

Peter Verhasselt
Nick Boucart

"Hyperscale and Microcare are the key drivers of the digital economy." Each of our interviews with people from extremely different digital backgrounds started with this sentence. These took place as part of our cooperation with Bloovi on digital transformation in a Belgian context. We extracted the key takeaways from those fascinating discussions.