Haier: Optimising Manufacturing performance through 5G, Edge Computing and Machine Vision

Wednesday 12 Feb 2020 | 5G | Internet of Things – general | Resources |

Haier: Optimising Manufacturing performance through 5G, Edge Computing and Machine Vision image

GSMA, China Mobile, Huawei and Haier have completed a proof of concept encompassing the deployment of edge computing, 5G and machine vision into Haier’s manufacturing environment. Haier is the world’s largest white goods manufacturer and a Fortune 500 company.

Machine Vision is an intensive computing task that needs dedicated resources and complex application support to achieve meaningful data from the analysis of a still or moving image. In a fast paced commercial environment, there is an almost constant flow of images that are required to be analysed in order to implement corrective actions. This means that data processing capabilities needs to be placed close to the recording camera in order to minimise latency and achieve near real-time results. Production quality is of utmost importance to Haier…