Watch these videos for some examples of solutions development using low-cost components. These solutions have been developed in Shoestring’s laboratories to address some of the priority needs identified by SME manufacturers in the requirements gathering workshops. Some of the demonstrators are now being used in industrial pilots.
Part identification and tracking
This demo shows a low-cost digital solution for the identification and tracking of parts in a factory.
Augmented reality status viewer
Dr Greg Hawkridge explains an augmented reality tool for checking status of factory inventory.
Dr Yedige Tlegenov demonstrates the use of low-cost sensors to monitor the status of factory machines and equipment.
Dr Greg Hawkridge demonstrates the use of voice-assisted assembly using Alexa.
Touchscreen CNC router
This demo shows simple touchscreen technology for CNC routers.