Every so often, we are reminded that modern manufacturing is actually quite fragile despite years of optimization. The coronavirus pandemic has provided a brutal reminder of this fact, but significant manufacturing disruptions are not new.Read More
If you’re like me, you probably get fatigued by tech company jargon.There are times, however, when acronyms are useful in communicating a company’s intent to reinvent a process or concept, not just as it relates to the company but for the benefit of the industry at-large.
Meet our New Software Leader; Seattle office coming soon.At Bright Machines, our vision is to reimagine the manufacturing industry through intelligent Software-Defined Manufacturing. From Autodesk to Google and VMware, our founding team brought with them an incredible wealth of software expertise, but we knew we couldn’t stop there.
Imagine this: a factory where products are made without any humans inside. Design improvements are deployed to the factory a dozen times a day – not annually – without downtime for retooling. When production machines inevitably break, other machines take over within seconds.
Around 1965, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore made a bold prediction based on a historical trend he observed – one that would help guide technology’s evolution over the next 50 years: The number of transistors on an integrated circuit – or, overall processing power for computers – will double every two years.
Many elements determine the success of a new company: Vision, funding, technology, customer need…even luck. However, the most important and often unsung variable in the success (or failure) of a new company is the people who work there.
Making physical products is hard. At Bright Machines, we want to change that by making it as easy to manufacture physical products as it is to create digital ones.