General desciption of Cognitive augmentation of human capabilities for inclusive and socially sustainable manufacturing:
The demographic evolution reinforces the need to continuously improve the well-being of factory workers and the attractiveness and inclusiveness of manufacturing workplaces. Human-centred developments should also Increase overall factory throughput, energy efficiency, use of resources, etc...
Cognitive augmentation will be brought about by
shifting the focus to the people bringing value in manufacturing, including collaborative working environments
data engineering so that AI works for humans (who are in this case expert domains) and not the opposite.
advanced information sharing and personalised digital work instructions
advanced visualisation technologies at factory/machine/process level
advanced data models, synthetic data generation and semantics
intuitive interaction with AI and data analytics technologies
Human augmentation goes beyond technologies , it is about increasing human impact and capabilities addressing organisational and management approaches.