The day after Fraunhofer Future Packaging Production Line

Previous posts have talked a lot about what to expect in the Fraunhofer Future Packaging Production line. We’ve talked about the importance of having a “critical mass” of adoption from the industry in order to help OML get the push it needs to make a real change in the industry.  We’ve also talked a lot … Continue reading

World’s-First IoT Live Public Demo With OML

Now that the OML community has passed its first birthday, it is time to see some real action, rather than just hear the hype. At the SMT show in Nuremberg, the first public demonstration of the live IoT connected line using OML will be shown, as part of the Fraunhofer “Future Packaging” exhibit. The “Future … Continue reading

APEX Show – It’s No Longer What you Have, But What You Are Doing With It

With less than a week to go before the IPC APEX show in San Diego, it is time to prepare and set expectations. Traditionally at these trade shows, the area of interest is on advancing machine technology, but this year, we are likely to see a swing of interest in favor of software, taking in … Continue reading

One More Step Into The Future

No doubt PCB assemblies are complex objects, especially considering its size. And that is actually our intention – to create maximum functions in the most efficient way possible. Achieving that though, comes with a set of challenges. Multiple components, different materials, a variety of functions and distinctive physical characteristic all need to be properly handled … Continue reading

The Evolution of OML – From Vision To Reality

With the birth of the Industry 4.0 era, there are great opportunities in our industry. But to turn these opportunities into actual benefits, the industry needs to take brave actions that will help embrace what this era is bringing. A strong standard needs to evolve, both in terms of adopting new ideas, and keeping pace with … Continue reading

Should You Become An OML Development Partner?

The OML community is growing almost every day. It is great to see that so many companies and individuals are seeing OML as the opportunity to get started with Smart Solutions, Industry 4.0 computerizations, or even to just create or enable machine to machine communication automation. OML community members can download the complete OML specification, … Continue reading