How can manufacturers better leverage their data?

AI is a value add to data; in order to leverage AI it needs to be enabled by data. This means that a manufacturer needs to have a good data environment or a route to a good data environment. What we emphasize at DataProphet is that most of the data collection hardware is already installed. Capital equipment that was installed …

Q&A: The impact of AI in the automotive sector

From robots on the factory floor to autonomous cars on the road, AI is transforming the automotive sector. The new technology has plenty of room to expand, increasing efficiency, productivity, and safety throughout the process of automotive manufacturing. In the next five years, AI is expected to completely revolutionize the industry. In this Q&A, DataProphet’s CEO talks about the impact …

The value of data in mineral processing plants — how Artificial Intelligence can help

Mineral process plants collect a huge amount of data, across hundreds of control parameters and quality measurements, due to the large volumes of production materials these plants typically process. Pre-industry 4.0 plants are constrained by their inability to capitalize upon this valuable resource, often resulting in poor operational performance and sub-optimal quality.  A growing recognition of the benefits of combining …

DataProphet Artificial Intelligence Helps Enable Nexteer Automotive to Drive Advanced Data Decisions

Through machine learning, DataProphet has been tasked with reducing quality variation and the resulting scrap and rework. DataProphet consolidated several thousand process parameters that have an impact on overall quality, upon which the controllable prescriptions will be delivered in-line. “We wanted to take a deeper look at our data to see if we could improve plant productivity,” said Jeff Sutter, …

DataProphet will be attending the International VDI Conference – Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Automotive 2019

DataProphet is confirmed to attend and speak at the International VDI Conference on the ‘Future of AI in Automotive’ on 11-12 December in Berlin. The show will focus on gaining insight from case studies, discovering the latest developments in AI, discussing safety implications of AI within autonomous driving and much more. Our VP of Sales, Brian Gillespie, will be giving …

DataProphet to attend International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) 2019

DataProphet is confirmed to attend one of the largest global mining conferences in Australia later this month. The International Mining and Resources Conference takes place in Melbourne on 29-31 October 2019. IMARC has over 7,000 mining and resources professionals attending from more than 100 countries and over 400 mining companies. The event also expects to see a series of presentations …

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Considering AI? Understand what data you need at the outset

Joris Stork, Senior Data Scientist, DataProphet At the core of today’s state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms is the ability to learn patterns from a sample of data. In the manufacturing context, an example of such a pattern might be the ways in which a set of parameters contained in that data, which are related to a process in a factory, …

DataProphet’s CTO set to lecture at the World Foundry Organization Technical Forum 2019

DataProphet’s Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Dr Michael Grant, will be attending the World Foundry Organization Technical Forum 2019 on September 18-20, 2019 in Portoroz, Slovenia. The summit will hear leading academics from foundries around the world lecture on key issues faced by the industry.   Dr Michael Grant’s lecture focuses on the ‘Dimensionality Study of Casting Parameters, using State-of-the-art Machine Learning’. …

DataProphet to attend the Foundry Leadership Summit 2019

DataProphet is a platinum sponsor of the upcoming Foundry Leadership Summit on 22-24 September 2019. The event will host leaders from foundries across the globe over three days in Traverse City, Michigan.  The Foundry Leadership Summit is hosted by the American Foundry Society, featuring high-level speakers, industry roundtables and presentations about industry innovation, public policies, economic forecasts and metal casting.  Learn more …

DataProphet confirmed to speak at the American Automotive Summit 2019 in Detroit

DataProphet will be attending the American Automotive Summit on September 16-18, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. The summit will host discussions with over 150 industry peers and delve into strategies to optimize manufacturing and R&D.   Frans Cronje, CEO and Co-founder at DataProphet, is speaking in the plenary session on day one. His session titled, ‘How AI-enabled process parameter optimization can assist …

Best way to find DataProphet at the AI Manufacturing Conference 2019

DataProphet is attending the AI Manufacturing Conference on August 28-29, 2019 in Rosemont, Illinois.  Frans Cronje, CEO and Co-founder at DataProphet, will be speaking on ‘AI for Manufacturing: Are You “Data Ready” for Industry 4.0?’ at 8.55am on 28th August. His session will cover: How AI can use large quantities of production and quality data to actively reduce defects The …

DataProphet selected as a 2019 Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum has announced its selection of the 56 most promising Technology Pioneers of 2019 shaping industries. Companies were selected for their potential to “transform their industries” and “improve society for years to come,” said Fulvia Montresor of the World Economic Forum. DataProphet made it to the selection for its contributions to artificial intelligence (AI) in manufacturing. Its …

DataProphet partners with pour-tech AB

pour-tech AB, specialists in Automatic Pouring Systems for Iron Foundries, has partnered with DataProphet to bring practical and measurable artificial intelligence (AI) to foundries across Europe.  The partnership allows pour-tech AB’s new and existing foundry customers to easily transform their production plants, using AI, to improve quality and production. “By partnering with DataProphet, we have the opportunity to build a …

DataProphet’s Artificial Intelligence Suite launches at GIFA in Germany

DataProphet’s comprehensive Artificial Intelligence Suite improves production quality and reduces defects for Industry 4.0. Through a combination of DataProphet PRESCRIBE, DataProphet TRANSFORM and DataProphet INSPECT, customers can expect to see a significant and practical impact on the factory floor. DataProphet’s solutions are built to be adapted and integrated into any environment, minimising process change. Check out the DataProphet INSPECT demonstration …

DataProphet wins ‘Best innovation in Deep Learning’ at 2019 AIconics Awards

DataProphet has been selected among hundreds of candidates as the AIconics’ 2019 winner for “Best innovation in Deep Learning” Kensington Palace in London. Our award winning technology embeds unique adaptations and advancements of deep learning, enabling AI to have a significant and practical impact on the factory floor. DataProphet’s solutions are built to be adapted and integrated into existing environments, …

Detroit manufacturing veteran hired by DataProphet as VP of Global Sales

Brian Gillespie joins DataProphet as Vice President (VP) of Global Sales to accelerate the company’s international expansion plans. According to analyst firm, Tractica, annual worldwide manufacturing sector investment in AI software, hardware and services will increase from $2.9 billion in 2018 to $13.2 billion by 2025. “Brian brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our executive leadership team and …

DataProphet Secures Knife Capital Funding

DataProphet received a multi-million dollar funding round from Knife Capital – a leading venture capital firm with offices in Cape Town and London. Knife Capital invests via a consortium of funding partnerships, including SARS section 12J Venture Capital Company KNF Ventures and Draper-Gain Investments. The funding will be applied to boost the company’s innovation capabilities and accelerate global expansion. DataProphet has already successfully delivered on many local …