The Digital Factory Vorarlberg research center is a research and learning factory in which significant aspects of the real production of goods can be explored.

The following topics are being developed and tested in the model factory:

  • New, digital methods for factory and production control
  • Data analysis for status reporting (dashboards)
  • Predictive maintenance or production and quality optimization
  • Automation of production processes and interlinked business processes
  • IT security aspects
  • collaborative Human-Maschine-Interaction
  • Digital Twins
  • Use of virtual and augmented reality
  • Networking of machines and plants

The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (Projekt Digital Factory Vorarlberg - Infrastrukturerweiterung VIa-

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