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  • noun manufacturing Automation design concept developed at Toyota using error-proofing and automatic process defect-detection to ease human participation in demanding just-in-time manufacturing.


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  • It sees a future where manufacturing robotic workers is the hot new industry and "autonomation" ...

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  • "just-in-time," which deals with flow, and "autonomation," which deals with smart automation. - Home Page RSS

  • The central ideas of Lean Management include Just-in-Time and Jidoka, or autonomation: the concept of taking the efficiency of machines and equipping them with the human intelligence to prevent, predict or detect errors.


  • When this ingredient is added to automation will yield autonomation. (see Jidoka) Pokayoke A form of Andon that is auditory … special sounds are designated to certain points on the line.e. g.

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  • autonomation—Transferring human intelligence to automated machinery so machines are able to detect the production of a single defective part and immediately stop themselves while asking for help.

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