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MF-01 – The Connected Worker: Reimagining the 21st-century workforce using IoT

Congress Manufacturing

Tuesday 29, 12:05h - 12:50h | Room 1
29-10-2019 12:05 29-10-2019 12:50 Europe/Madrid MF-01 – The Connected Worker: Reimagining the 21st-century workforce using IoT

The notion of a connected worker as coexisting with smart connected machines is a topic that is gaining prominence across industry, especially in the context of Industry 4.0. With ubiquitous connectivity, smart miniature sensors, and AI, industries are now in a position to explore synergetic relationships between humans and machines that lead to improved workplace safety and productivity. Attend this session to learn how leading companies are successfully employing a connected worker offering to improve overall worker safety, productivity, and operations at their industrial sites. Panelists will discuss various aspects of an IoT-enabled connected worker and delve into challenges, current state of various technologies, and opportunities in topics such as co-bots and human machine interactions that lie ahead.

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The notion of a connected worker as coexisting with smart connected machines is a topic that is gaining prominence across industry, especially in the context of Industry 4.0. With ubiquitous connectivity, smart miniature sensors, and AI, industries are now in a position to explore synergetic relationships between humans and machines that lead to improved workplace safety and productivity. Attend this session to learn how leading companies are successfully employing a connected worker offering to improve overall worker safety, productivity, and operations at their industrial sites. Panelists will discuss various aspects of an IoT-enabled connected worker and delve into challenges, current state of various technologies, and opportunities in topics such as co-bots and human machine interactions that lie ahead.

Speakers

Pedro Mier

Pedro Mier holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineer ing from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, MBA from ESADE and PADE from IESE. He is currently President of AMETIC (Association of Electronics, Information Technology and Telecommunications Companies of Spain), Shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRYO Aerospace & Electronics, Board Member of the Premo Group and Committee of CTTC. member of Space Angels Network and Member of the Sc ientific Advisory

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