Industry Partner: Velisha Farms
In this full-day program, students will work with industry experts and local businesses to develop innovative solutions using applied robotics. Students will focus on increasing efficiency and safety in production lines using collaborative robots and applying process automation principles.
Students will also begin to explore Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and how inputs and outputs can be mapped to automate a simulated and existent factory. WTS Factory of the Future will provide students with a diverse range of collaborative robots and humanoids (ABB YuMi, NAO, TEMI, Pepper, JD) to apply their automated solutions aligned with Industry 4.0.
Industry Skills Targeted:
Analytical thinking and innovation
Technology use, monitoring, and control
Creativity, originality, and initiative
Technology design and programming
Future Careers Targeted:
Process Automation Specialists
Digital Transformation Specialists
Internet of Things Specialists
9:30am Arrive at WTS
1:30pm Depart WTS
There is no food available for purchase at WTS. Students and teachers are asked to bring a snack to eat during the break. Breaks will be taken outside in the WTS courtyard subject to weather conditions.