Machines help humans take control – Information Centre – Research & Innovation

Truman Slate

Employees can typically have difficulty working with advanced machinery in modern factories. EU-funded researchers have now devised a command interface that can adapt to the practical experience and skills of any operator.


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Although it was at the time thought that the advancement in industrial automation would direct to positions starting to be fewer expert, typically the reverse is real. Present day producing techniques are so complicated that considerable talent is required to work them.

‘Even really state-of-the-art machines cannot do the job completely autonomously there is continue to a strong have to have for a human to supervise them,’ says Valeria Villani, of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy. ‘Workers are required to interact with really complicated techniques, sometimes underneath challenging and stress filled ailments, such as a noisy ecosystem or limited schedules.’

Villani was complex manager of the EU-funded INCLUSIVE job

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