Industry 4.0

APPLICATION SECTORS


The expertise of the UPC includes cross-applications solutions in different sectors:


ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES

  • Techniques for controlling and monitoring process/product quality
  • Flexible manufacturing processes
  • Advanced decision-making tools for Zero Defects Manufacturing (ZDM).
  • Digital control with microprocessors and DSP
  • Human-machine collaboration
  • Computer vision
  • Assessment of environmental impact

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

  • Rapid prototyping
  • 3D Printing
  • Stereolithography (SLA)
  • Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
  • Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM)

COLLABORATIVE & AUTONOMOUS ROBOTS

  • Human machine communication interfaces (dialog systems)
  • Advanced information models for knowledge generation and learning
  • Perception systems: vision to control and guide robots

CIBERSECURITY

  • Logical security. Audits, penetration tests for heterogeneous network and forensic analysis.
  • High availability infrastructure
  • Intrusion detection and intrusion response mechanisms

THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS

  • Industrial communication
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Intelligent monitoring of industrial processes
  • Energy saving through smart monitoring
  • Sensor system and data extraction

DATA SCIENCE

  • Big data analytics
  • Data graphs
  • Advanced statistical analysis
  • Control panels and decision support systems

AUGMENTED REALITY

  • Advanced 3D graphic interaction systems
  • Physically - based animation
  • Virtual reality, immersive interaction and geometric & volume modeling

AREAS


The UPC develops the technologies on industry 4.0 of the future. They present new challenges for which solutions must be developed related to the following areas:


  • SYNCRONIZED ENTERPRISE
  • ROBOTICS
  • LOGISTICS
  • INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION & COMMUNICATION
  • ENERGY EFFICENCY
  • WASTE OPTIMIZATION
  • DYNAMIC SUPPLY CHAIN NETWORKS
  • INNOVATIVE CONSUMER DELIVERY
  • INDUSTRIAL DESIGN