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The State of Visual Inspection: Survey launched from the A3 organization and Landing AI to Gather Data on Quality Inspection in manufacturing and the emergence of Artificial Intelligence

POSTED 07/31/2020

ANN ARBOR, MI – The Association for Advancing Automation (A3) and Landing AI launched a joint research study to better understand how manufacturing companies are integrating artificial intelligence into visual inspection projects.

The ability to drive quality improvement and operational efficiency are top of mind for most manufacturers, and AI-powered visual inspection solutions are illuminating the path. The study, called The State of Visual Inspection, will survey manufacturers about quality inspection problems their companies are trying to solve and the challenges companies face with implementing AI-powered solutions.

The State of Visual Inspection survey should take less than five minutes to complete, and consists of 12-13 multiple choice questions.  Participants have the opportunity to win a $250 Amazon gift card. The survey will be open July 30-August 21, 2020. Contact Jackie Rose for survey access or for more questions.

The survey data will be used to learn the goals of manufacturers when using automated AI solutions in visual inspections and understand the state of AI adoption. Once complete, the study will be shared to help companies identify strategies and implement tactics to avoid any unnecessary complications as manufacturers seek to integrate AI into their processes.

“Artificial Intelligence is bringing profound transformation to the decade-old quality inspection industry,” said Dongyan Wang, Vice President of AI Transformation, Landing AI. “Solutions powered by AI are making it possible to automate complex inspection tasks while greatly enhancing the capabilities of traditional rule-based machine vision. Integrating AI into the visual inspection process is still in an early stage so a comprehensive study on this matter will help us gain valuable information into the state of adoption, goals and challenges. Together these findings will serve as important insights for the community to form better tactics and strategies to help move the industry forward.”

About Landing AI

Landing AI is an industrial AI company that provides enterprise transformation programs and solutions. By providing an end-to-end AI platform, Landing AI enables customers to create, deploy and scale AI-powered industrial computer vision applications such as defect detection faster and with higher accuracy. The mission of Landing AI is to empower companies to jumpstart AI adoption, propel teams toward success and create practical business value today. Founded by Dr. Andrew Ng, co-founder of Coursera, and founding lead of Google Brain, the team at Landing AI is uniquely positioned to help companies across the globe successfully move their AI projects from proof of concept to full-scale production. Additional information is available at: www.landing.ai

About Association for Advancing Automation (A3)

The Association for Advancing Automation is the global advocate for the benefits of automating. A3 promotes automation technologies and ideas that transform the way business is done. A3 is the umbrella group for Robotic Industries Association (RIA), AIA - Advancing Vision + Imaging, Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA) and A3 Mexico. RIA, AIA, MCMA and A3 Mexico combined represent over 1,275 automation manufacturers, component suppliers, system integrators, end users, research groups and consulting firms from throughout the world that drive automation forward. For more information, visit: A3RIAAIAMCMAA3 Mexico.

The association hosts a number of industry-leading events, including Robotics Week (September 8-11, 2020 virtual), International Robot Safety Conference (October 6-8, 2020 virtual), Autonomous Mobile Robot Conference (October 26-27, 2020 virtual), AI & Smart Automation Conference (October 27-28, 2020 virtual), MCMA Tech Con (November 9-10, 2020 virtual) and the Robotic Grinding & Finishing Conference (December 2-3, 2020 in St. Paul, MN).  Other events include the A3 Business Forum (February 1-3, 2021, in Orlando, FL), and the biennial Automate Show & Conference (May 17-20, 2021 in Detroit, MI).


For More Information
aJackie Rose                                                         
Association for Advancing Automation            
(734) 929-3264
[email protected]