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How Honda is excelling their production lines with AI

Friday 28th August, 2020

AI (artificial intelligence) is not something you always see in the automotive world, it’s ticking away making things run like clockwork. Honda is a prime example of how AI can help you inspect cars quicker and more efficiently. They describe it as having ‘superpowers’, and they’re not far wrong. Dennis Clark, managing director of strategic […]

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Leading global tire maker using AI inspection solutions

Thursday 30th July, 2020

If you’ve read our previous blogs, you’ll know that at Shelton we’re always looking for new companies that are leveraging the power of AI (artificial intelligence) inspection systems. Recently this year, April 2020, leading global tire maker Hankook Tire has started applying AI and digital sensors to drive consistency at the final stage of product […]

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How AI Image Recognition is growing

Wednesday 15th July, 2020

Image recognition with AI is sweeping across the automotive industry, and for good reason. After discussing how BMW is innovating with AI previously, in this blog we’re looking into their image recognition technology. It’s helping their teams become more efficient and ensuring higher quality. AI (artificial intelligence) image recognition is used primarily in assembly lines […]

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Surface inspection in the BMW paint shop

Thursday 25th June, 2020

BMW is using automated surface inspection to help increase paint shop quality. BMW uses AI dust particle analysis in its Munich plant to compare and predict the quality of coating applied to its cars. The problem Despite modern filtration systems within their plants, BMW was finding dust particles within their paint lines from the air […]

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How car manufacturers are ramping up quality with automated systems

Friday 29th May, 2020

For many years, automated systems have been used by car manufacturers to identify inconsistencies and imperfections in their product line. Systems, like ours at Shelton, can find defects before they progress any further in the process. Today, in this blog, we’ll be talking about our take on how one key manufacturer is using this technology […]

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