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People Empowerment and IIoT

Athulan was quoted in the article “7 things to know about internet of industrial things and industry 4.0” which appears in the September edition of Modern Machine Shop. In this article, the author summarizes the steps needed to understand the Industrial IoT and Industry 4.0 for metalworking companies and machine shops. “Although the Industrial IoT is …

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Athulan discusses human in the loop

The Human-in-the-Loop

Athulan Vijayaraghavan, CTO and co-founder of VIMANA wrote a column for Modern Machine Shop, which can be found here. Note: VIMANA was previously named System Insights. He argues that when we think of data-driven manufacturing, we shouldn’t forget about the human consuming that data, since the kind of data one needs depends upon who is …

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IMTS 2014

IMTS Insider Interview

Note: VIMANA was previously named System Insights. I was interviewed by Bill Herman from AMT for IMTS Insider and we spoke about the Internet of Manufacturing Thing and how it can be applied in solving the Grand Challenge of manufacturing, Process Traceability. can read the full article at the IMTS Insider.

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MTConnect in Context: Modern Machine Shop

Mark Albert of Modern Machine Shop recently wrote about my talk at the MC2 conference: For example, Athulan Vijayaraghavan, CTO of VIMANA, Inc., noted that manufacturing has a particularly urgent need for intelligent conductivity. Manufacturing represents millions of devices, generating immense amounts of data—most of which “falls on the floor,” he said. Not being able to …

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MC2 Video

The video for my talk from MC2 is now available (thanks AMT!): Note: VIMANA was previously named System Insights.