Project AIDARC: September 2023 update

Project AIDARC (AI-driven, autonomous robot commissioning) is developing IONA technology so the future requirements of manufacturing cells, specifically within the automotive sector, can be met. INSPHERE are running the project independently having won recent funding to back this project. Context:  Manufacturers need production processes that are more flexible. Cellular manufacturing is providing the flexibility needed […]

INSPHERE secures major funding milestone signalling inflection point in the company’s growth  

INSPHERE, manufacturers of IONA, have successfully secured funding of £3.7 million. This funding will back their growth plans to push IONA into new regional markets including Germany and the US within the Automotive, Composites and Aerospace sectors.  Disrupting the market, IONA is a scalable network of sensors delivering metrology-grade positional data to automated manufacturing processes. […]

Project ACCUFAS: July 2023 update

Project ACCUFAS (Accurate and Flexible Automation Systems) is developing IONA technology to facilitate high accuracy robot control within the aerospace sector. We have partnered with University of Sheffield AMRC Factory 2050 to lead this project having won funding from NATEP (National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme). Read more about this here. Context: Robots are often not […]

Project AFFIRM: July 2023 update

Nuclear AMRC are integrating IONA and technology from Createc, into their modular intelligent manufacturing and inspection cell. Having been granted £1 million in funding from Innovate UK’s Smart Grant programme, Project AFFIRM (advanced photogrammetry for flexible intelligent robotic manufacturing) is a two-year project focused on developing a new platform for robotic manufacturing and autonomous inspection. […]

IONA at AWK 2023

We are excited to announce that we will attend AWK in Aachen, Germany with IONA this May. The overall topic for the event this year is “Empower Green Production”. We will demonstrate how IONA can help manufacturers make sub-millimetre corrections to robot positions and alignment with parts, before costly mistakes are made. IONA enables a […]