In the 2000s, the »Segway«, the electrically powered one-person vehicle, was among the trendy fun and fashionable vehicles for young and old. The driving principle of the platform on two wheels is now more up-to-date than ever: researchers from the Silicon Economy have used the »inverse pendulum« to build a platform with an intelligent automatic balancing system in the »OpenDynamics« development project, which is intended to establish a new class of dynamically stable robots.
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21. March 2022
Researchers put AI-based ETA on the road
The software for an AI-based arrival time forecast, which was developed as part of the Silicon Economy initiative, is now being tested in an implementation project of the Mittelstand-Digital Zentrum Ruhr-OWL at a freight forwarding company in the Siegerland region – and is becoming even smarter …
20. January 2022
Silicon Economy takes off with a »Perishable«-Dashboard
All significant information in a nutshell: the team of the Silicon Economy project entitled »Digitalization of Import Processes in Perishable Air Freight Logistics« developed a standards-compliant solution for import forwarders at airports that significantly simplifies the workflow for handling perishable goods (»Perishables«).
7. October 2021
One in 500 million: Algorithm identifies pallets by its grain
With an innovative system for the fully automated identification of pallets, the researchers in the »Identification Service based on Natural Features« development project add another component to the Silicon Economy. An intelligent algorithm identifies a pallet – among 500 million of the same kind – by its grain alone, making barcodes or RFID chips obsolete.
15. September 2021
»Digital Consignment Note« brings in industry partner NOSTA Group for practical input
The Silicon Economy community is also growing constantly by getting more industrial partners involved in the development projects. From the beginning, NOSTA Logistics GmbH has been part of the »Digital Consignment Note« team and will test the solution in practice. Two company representatives explain why they are involved.
18. August 2021
New open source hardware: »Sensing Puck« can be integrated easily
Small, solid, robust: The »Sensing Puck« tracking tool – the latest invention from the »Modular Open Source IoT-Devices« development project – is characterized by the fact that it can be easily integrated into existing process chains.
29. June 2021
Silicon Economy pioneers focus on co-creation
In the Supply Chain Execution development project, both logistics and industrial companies are working together on the first completely networked Silicon Economy platform – a blueprint for new forms of cooperation for the partners.
25. June 2021
App for the dynamic break!
Identifying stress, predicting stress: by using a dynamic organizer for work breaks logistics companies can organize work and control resources more flexibly within the warehouse and for transportation staff too. This is made possible by a new service that was developed within the context of the Silicon Economy: the »Dynamic Break«.
5. May 2021
Silicon Economy researchers simplify access to a secure data space
A new software kit – the Wrapper Toolbox – now enables companies to integrate a data space connector into their IT landscape quickly and easily.
23. February 2021
Open, sovereign, intelligent: an new approach für arrival time predictions
Ein neuer, KI-basierter ETA-Dienst für die Silicon Economy basiert auf unabhängigen Mobilitätsdaten und kann von Unternehmen frei verwendet werden.