Automation

How to command Alexa to choose a user profile?

This is a quick and easy way to command Alexa to choose a Netflix profile or Hulu, and any other service possible. The first thing to keep in mind, Alexa likes the workflows to be as short as possible, and as less frequent as possible. Let’s use Netflix for example. The long way to call […]

What is a copier machine and what is it used for?

A photocopier is a machine that makes copies of documents and other images. Photocopiers can be used to make both color and black-and-white copies. Multi-function printers (MFPs) are devices that combine the features of a photocopier, printer, scanner, and sometimes fax machine into one unit. While photocopiers have been around for many years, their environmental […]

What is optical character recognition (OCR)?

Devices such as canners, and copiers are not capable of extracting single characters from documents. This advanced process enables employees to cap characters and convert the output into digitally stored text. The starting point of OCR usually begins when the document is being scanned by a device, or photographed. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is a […]

What is Robotic Process Automation – RPA?

It has been said that the best way to predict the future is to create it yourself. ¬†And if you want a glimpse of what this looks like, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) may be worth looking into for your business. ¬†Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) will soon become so seamlessly integrated into our lives that […]

What is automation?

Automation is the use of software, systems, machinery, and computers to accomplish or control a process. Efficiency is one of the main focuses in automation, along with solving repetitive task bottlenecks. Since automation replaces humans in their functions, companies can use such technology to expedite some of their processes. Types of Automation There are three […]

What is a host machine?

A host machine is a physical hardware that typically runs resources in order to host virtual machines. If the machine (or hypervisor) runs one or more virtual machines, this will constitute a host machine. The machines depending on said Hypervisor, are called guest machines. A virtual machine is a guest machine that is hosted on […]

What is fixed automation?

Fixed Automation Process Sequence Fixed automation is a type of advanced and efficient production process in which the sequence of processing operations is determined by equipment settings. In fixed automation, the machine settings are fixed and remain unchanged from one workpiece to the next. This type of production process is particularly effective when it comes […]

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