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Augusto Vilarinho

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Using health app
Electronics assembly November 4, 2021
The Overlap of Electronics and Medical Device Manufacturing

While there are clear areas of convergence in terms of end use and performance among some electronic wearables and medical devices, it is important for EMS providers to understand that when it comes to the manufacturing of health monitoring electronic devices, similar (or the same) regulations affect the way a manufacturing process is configured, documented and validated.

Electronics assembly May 31, 2021
MES beyond traceability for the Electronics industry

A modern MES is capable of providing manufacturers much more than traceability; in fact, the right MES data platform, which is IIoT enabled and has the capability of integrating with IT applications both from automation layer to the ERP/SCM/WMS layer, can act as the cornerstone to successfully answer market needs.

Modern-Industrial Software
Discrete manufacturing September 16, 2020
Open vs Closed MES

There is a lot of debate and discussion pertaining to the way a Manufacturing Execution System (MES) should function from an IIoT and Industry 4.0 perspective. The words ‘open’ vs. ‘closed’ application are also encountered in such debates; I will focus on the basic difference between an open and a closed MES, and which one is suited for the times to come.

Discrete manufacturing June 2, 2020
Make vs. Buy: 6 Reasons for Why You Shouldn’t Build Your Own Software

Whether it’s MES, Batch Recipe Management System, or EMI portal, they all are subjected to the “make versus buy” argument or sometimes, the “repurposing” of existing applications to make do. Let’s examine the reasoning.