CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Feb 5, 2013) - The Ubisense Smart Factory System solution for automotive assembly lines based on its six-sigma Real-Time Location System has achieved the pilot acceptance milestone in Daimler''s project to equip the assembly line for the Mercedes S-Class premium cars in Germany.
The Smart Factory System is integrated with the car manufacturer''s PLUS manufacturing execution system and with the DC tools via the Atlas Copco Open Protocol. The final solution will also control other devices and the tools of several other vendors. Ubisense is implementing the solution together with Atlas Copco following the strategic partnership which the two companies launched in 2009.
Richard Green, Ubisense CEO, added: "We are delighted to be working with Daimler and Atlas Copco, both renowned for the high quality of their products and their manufacturing excellence. We look forward to supporting our customers in achieving their ambitious manufacturing goals over the years to come."
Ubisense''s lean manufacturing Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) eliminate waste and drive up quality levels by providing 3D location visibility (often dubbed "3D indoor GPS"). These Smart Factory Systems are implemented to deliver astonishing levels of process control in high volume high value manufacturing processes with short payback periods. The company''s continuing rapid growth is achieved by its experienced team of experts who customize both hardware and software solutions to meet the diverse needs of its clients around the globe.
Ubisense offers two location-oriented products; Smart Factory System RTLS (Real-Time Location Solutions), and Geospatial (Mapping) Systems. The company operates in a number of industries ranging from manufacturing and utilities to telecommunications and is used by a number of blue chip customers across the world, such as BMW, Airbus, Aston Martin, Caterpillar and Deutsche Telekom.
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