Sharon Spielman
Attendees wait to enter Automate 2024 Day 1

Automate 2024 Opens to Enthusiastic Crowd

May 7, 2024
Held in the South Hall at McCormick Place in Chicago, the largest North American robotics and automation event unveils cutting-edge automation technology and networking opportunities.

The first day of A3's Automate Show in Chicago kicked off as industry professionals and technology enthusiasts gathered to explore the latest advancements in automation technology. The show floor was buzzing with activity, with more than 800 exhibitors showcasing state-of-the-art products and solutions, a host of demonstrations and engaging network opportunities.


Attendees were immersed in an environment filled with innovation and knowledge sharing. Industry experts shared insights through sessions and panel discussions, offering valuable perspectives on the current trends and future direction of automation technology.

In the session, "Demystifying AI: Tangible Solutions for Today's Manufacturing Challenges," Eric Danzinger, CEO and co-founder of Invisible AI, highlighted how artificial intelligence and computer vision can play a pivotal role in enhancing production and throughput despite challenges with understaffing and high turnover rates.

These technologies enable operators to quickly detect and address production bottlenecks optimizing resource utilization. By using video and real-time data alongside AI capabilities, manufacturers can pinpoint irregular cycles, identify missed steps and determine root causes of line stoppages.

He said to successfully integrate this technology companies must emphasize change management as an aspect of adoption. It is an organizational change rather than a standalone solution.

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