Voice-Enabled Technology Assists Machine Tool Building Production
Developed specifically for the manufacturing industry, iTSpeeX’s voice assistant, Athena, is able to interact with machine tool operators via a machine’s existing control screen or a separate display.
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Initially launched by iTSpeeX LLC in 2018, Athena, said to be the first voice assistant for the manufacturing industry, has been designed to help machine tool builders provide more productive and efficient equipment to manufacturing companies. Further, Athena is meant to help solve skilled labor shortages.
Interacting with machine tool operators via a machine’s existing control screen or a separate display, the voice-enabled technology has reportedly expanded to include more than 500 commands designed to make machine operators more independent and more productive. Athena is able to listen to voice commands, provide instructional content, perform complex machine functions quickly and walk through vital checklists.
According to Jerry Rex, chief revenue officer at iTSpeeX, Athena is an ideal solution for both machine tool OEMs and machine shop owners. Learn more about Athena, or request a demo here.
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