At manufacturing systems level, values are generated through optimised productivity, efficiency, asset utilisation, and minimised wastes and defects.
Within the context of smart systems, XPRES focuses on:
- seamless information sharing through smart sensor networks and industrial internet of things,
- adaptive planning and control based on artificial intelligence and edge-cloud computing,
- predictive maintenance by combining big data analytics with future-exploring digital twin, and
- complete horizontal-vertical-temporal systems integration towards cyber-physical production systems, human-machine/robot collaboration, cloud manufacturing and circular manufacturing.