Customers demand mobile solutions, where a mobile device can manage one or more assembly lines, instead of the traditional way of one PC per machine. Optimal Electronics Corporation, a global provider of innovative software solutions for the electronics assembly industry, could resolve the problem with his Smart Factory system.
Optimal Electronics Founder and CEO Ranko Vujosevic, Ph.D., stated: “Mobile solutions are the heart of the Smart Factory as well as an important step toward the future, which will be automated electronics assembly without operators. Real-time big data collection, mobility and applied robotic solutions are our main focus and our way of introducing our customers to Industry 4.0.”
Optimal Electronics’ mobile solutions include real-time production control, materials management with electronic Kanban, line setup verification, component traceability data collection and reporting. Additionally, the mobile Smart Factory offers real-time machine performance monitoring, component consumption and scrap data collection, and feedback to the ERP system for inventory adjustments to avoid unexpected part shortages.