To provide an immersive and hands-on experience of digitalization for machine tool builders and end users, Siemens India has launched the Digital Experience and Application Center (DEX), a full-fledged testing, simulation and training center for the machine tool industry, in Bangalore. Spread across 9,000 square feet, the Digital Experience and Application Center allows machine tool manufacturers and users to experience the integrations of hardware with software solutions as well as that of the physical with virtual worlds. Also, it will provide a vital link between technology and skill upgradation in the Industry 4.0 era.
Vijay Pratap Singh, Head of Motion Control Business, Digital Factory, Siemens India, said “India is set to become a key player in the global machine tools industry and is likely to see substantial high-end machine tool manufacturing. With our Digital enterprise portfolio, we provide the foundation for the machine tool industry to adopt Industry 4.0 and move into digital manufacturing, from product design, planning, engineering, execution and digital services. Siemens Digital Experience and Application Center is a vital link in unlocking the potential of Industry 4.0 and enabling Indian Machine tool manufactures to transform and set global benchmarks.”
Siemens Digital Experience and Application Center is equipped with machine tool solutions from Siemens and partners, including machine tool builders, probe manufacturers, tooling suppliers, CAD / CAM solution providers, etc. The Center will support machine tool builders, dealers and educational institutes through knowledge sharing programs, application support, training and many such initiatives. Among the innovative features is a live demonstration of robots with SINUMERIK CNC controllers, which act as an interface for the robot for gantry, pick and place, robotic machining and other applications.