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30.03.2017

Website of "Hybrid Production Systems" launched

2017-03-30 17:00 CET

The website of the workshops "Hybrid Production Systems" has been launched here.

This website is dedicated to gathering and disseminating the presentations of the Workshops on Hybrid Production Systems at the European Robotics Forum.read more

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06.02.2017

4th Workshop on Hybrid Production Systems

2017-02-06 15:00 CET

The eighth edition of the European Robotics Forum will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK from the 22nd till the 24th of March 2017 (http://www.erf2017.eu). Within this context the 4th Workshop on Hybrid Production Systems will take place on March 23rd.

This workshop is dedicated to presenting the latest technologies, research results facilitating Human Robot Collaboration (HRC) in an industrial setting, e.g. Applications of augmented reality and wearables, Safety,...read more

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29.08.2016

LIAA@MOTEK

2016-08-29 08:00 CET

Intelligent and flexible automation of assembly tasks like riveting or soldering offer new applications for companies with small and medium batch sizes. Human-robot collaboration is a key enabler to achieve these innovative automation solutions that are realized within the EU project LIAA (Lean Intelligent Assembly Automation) coordinated by Fraunhofer IPA. All 15 project partners will present the technologies and applications developed during LIAA at this year’s...read more

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23.05.2016

LIAA 2nd Review: Excellent!

2016-05-23 08:00 CET

The LIAA project has successfully passed its 2nd review.

On May 11th, the LIAA consortium presented the current results of the project to the EC representatives. The focus in this review was on presenting the intended workflow of designing, configuring and running hybrid workplaces, and showing how the LIAA Software modules are used in the workflow steps.

Review Agenda:

 

09:00 - 09:10 Introduction by Martin Naumann (IPA) 09:10 - 09:25 Motivation for LIAA from...read more

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15.02.2016

LIAA@ERF2016

2016-02-15 08:00 CET

The seventh edition of the European Robotics Forum will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia from the 21st till the 23rd of March 2016 (www.erf2016.eu). Within this context the 3rd Workshop on Hybrid Production Systems will take place on March 23rd (14:00-15:30 CET, Room 3).

This workshop is dedicated to research projects with the focus on Human-Robot-Collaboration. LIAA will participate at the workshop with one presentation in the field of safety technologies.

In this...read more

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11.03.2015

LIAA result presented at ERF2015

2015-03-23 08:00 CET

European robotics Forum was held in Vienna, Austria from March 11-13, 2015. The sixth edition of this event was a meeting point for not less than 350 scientists, companies and robotics officials from the European Commission.

On Wednesday, the 11th of March, Ramez Awad (Fraunhofer IPA) gave a presentation on the LIAA work package “WP03: Computer-Aided Symbiotic Workplace Design” as a part of the Workshop “Hybrid Production Systems”

The main subjects were:

• Design...read more

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23.02.2015

LIAA 4th General Assembly

2015-02-23 08:00 CET

On Wednesday, the 18th, and Thursday the 19th of February, the LIAA consortium met at Opel for the 4th General Assembly in Rüsselsheim, Germany.

 

At this meeting, first prototypes of the LIAA work packages were presented to the entire consortium. This was followed by group works discussing the future plans and ToDOs for each work package. Finally, the exhibits and timetable for the Automatica2016 were presented and discussed.read more

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29.06.2014

LIAA 3rd General Assembly

2014-06-30 08:00 CET

From Tuesday, the 24th, till Thursday the 26th of June, the LIAA consortium met at DTI-RT for the 3rd General Assembly in Odense, Denmark.

At this meeting first potential hybrid workplaces for the pilot cases were presented. Next, the initial architectures of the Framework modules were presented and the results of technology surveys for framework components were elaborated. Finally, the approaches to be pursuit for the development of the modules' functionalities were...read more

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16.03.2014

LIAA presented at ERF 2014

2014-03-17 08:00 CET

On Friday, the 14th of March, LIAA - in conjuction with FiaD and Robo-Partner organized the "Hybrid Production Systems" workshop at the European Robotics Forum 2014, in Rovereto , Italy.

First, the objectives and goals of each project were presented:

“Lean Intelligent Assembly Automation” (Martin Nauman - Fraunhofer IPA)“Factory-in-A-Day” (Martijn Wisse - TU Delft)“ROBO-PARTNER" (George Michalos - LMS-University of Patras)

This was followed by more in...read more

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16.01.2014

LIAA 2nd General Assembly

2014-01-16 08:00 CET

From Tuesday, the 10th, till Thursday the 12th of December, the LIAA consortium met at TECNALIA for the 2nd General Assembly in San Sebastian, Spain.

First each end-user / tandem research partner team presented the status of their respective pilot case, i.e. documentation of current processes and identified assembly steps with high potential for automation.

Next, the extracted features from the user stories were presented and initial architectures of the LIAA framework...read more

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25.11.2013

MTM-Ananlysis conducted at FISCHER

2013-11-25 08:00 CET

On Monday and Tuesday, the 18/19th of November, representatives from LP and INSYSTEMS visited the FISCHER production facilities in Sasbach, Germany.

There, they proceeded - over the period of two days - to document and map the assembly process for the Audi Q5 roof rack system.

Using the collected information an MTM –Analysis was conducted, which identified two assembly process operations with a high potential for Automation:

the fitting of the rubber layer on the...read more


20.11.2013

End-user Production Site Visit @ TELNET

2013-11-20 08:00 CET

On Thursday, the 14th of November, representatives from IPA, VIS, EON, TECNALIA and DDE visited the TELNET production facilities in Zaragoza, Spain.

A guided tour through the assembly line of the mobile antenna was conducted, with special emphasis on the assembly work place of the radial element, showing the various tools and components and highlighting typical problems, errors of the assembly process .

Then, a brainstorming workshop was conducted with the...read more


03.11.2013

End-user Production Site Visit @ OPEL

2013-11-03 08:00 CET

On Tuesday, the 29th of October, representatives from IPA, LMS, EON, PENNY, DDE and DTI visited the OPEL production facilities in Kaiserslautern, Germany. A guided tour through the assembly line for the Diesel Engine and the pre-assembly station of the current Turbo Charger (Euro 5) was conducted.

Next, the assembly of the next generation Turbo Charger (Euro 6) was demonstrated; showing the various tools and components and highlighting typical problems, errors of the...read more


21.10.2013

End-user Production Site Visit @ SPINEA

2013-10-21 08:00 CET

On Tuesday and Wednseday, the 24th and 25th of September, representatives from IPA, EON and DTI visited the SPINEA production facilities in Prešov, Slovakia.

After a guided tour through the production facilities of SPINEA, the assembly of the bearing and flanges was demonstrated by a skilled worker, showing the various tools and components. Typical problems, errors of the assembly process were highlighted.

Then, a brainstorming workshop was conducted with the...read more


27.09.2013

End-user Production Site Visit @ DDE

2013-09-27 08:00 CET

On Tuesday the 24th of September, representatives from IPA, INSYSTEMS and LP visited the DDE production facilities in Dresden, Germany.

After an elaboration on available documentation, like technical drawings, assembly/manufacturing plans, for incoming customer orders, a guided tour through the various stations in the DDE manufacturing lines was conducted. During the tour different workplaces were examined with regard to potential LIAA human robot cooperation...read more


27.09.2013

End-user Production Site Visit @ FISCHER

2013-09-20 08:00 CET

On Tuesday, the 17th of September, representatives from IPA, INSYSTEMS and LP visited the FISCHER Factory in Sasbach, Germany.

After a guided tour of the production facility, a brainstorming workshop was conducted with the participation of various stakeholders from the Design, Engineering and Manufacturing departments within FISCHER. In the workshop the participants gathered user stories from different perspectives and roles (management, design engineer, production...read more


16.09.2013

LIAA Kick-Off Meeting

2013-09-16 08:00 CET

The LIAA project held its three-day Kick-off meeting at the Fraunhofer IPA in Stuttgart (10.-12.09.2013).

Representatives of all involved industry and research partners met to discuss first ideas on the scientific and technological challenges the project set out to solve.

The consortium set forth the plans and work steps for the next few months, defining specific steps for research and technology development, as well as arranging for visits to the end-user...read more


02.09.2013

LIAA started

2013-09-02 08:00 CET

Today marks the official start date of the LIAA project. The project aims at developing a software framework, which enables the development of solutions for the use of robots on assembly shop floors in close cooperation with human workers.

The envisioned robot system solutions combine the advantages of robots for achieving high productivity in structured environments and the capability of humans to adapt quickly in unstructured Environments. Thus, the LIAA solutions...read more


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07.11.2016

LIAA Integration Workshop

Date: 2016-11-07 to 2016-11-11

Type: internal meeting

Venue: Patras, Greece

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14.11.2016

LIAA 8th General Assembly

Date: 2016-11-14 to 2016-11-15

Type: internal meeting

Venue: Patras, Greece

 

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