Data for data’s sake achieves nothing, but AI (Artificial Intelligence) may be just what’s needed to help the manufacturing industry reach smart factory nirvana and deliver the value promised by Industry 4.0.

In this debate SCOOP’s Philip Stoten is joined by Koh Young’s Harald Eppinger, KIC’s Miles Moreau and Aegis Software’s Michael Ford to explore the opportunity and the reality of AI on the SMT line. Filmed on the SCOOPstudio at Productronica 2017 in Munich, Germany, thanks to the sponsorship of Aegis, Cogiscan, Jabil, KIC, Koh Young and Radius.