The Intelligent Miner

When the team at Hexagon Mining reached out to say they were working on a new solution based around autonomous connected ecosystems (ACE), I naturally had to find out more.

Marcos Bayuelo, portfolio manager for safety, talked me through the concept of an ACE and how they work ahead of the release of HxGN MineProtect Collision Avoidance System.

Marcos Bayuelo Marcos Bayuelo, portfolio manager for safety at Hexagon Mining

CL: What is an autonomous connected ecosystem (ACE)?

MB: An ACE is about achieving a seamless connection across all parts of a process through the convergence of the physical world with the digital. It uses artificial intelligence to generate value across the chain and where the intelligence is built-in to all processes, not only in single machines.

In a short, an ACE allows autonomous machines to connect and communicate with each other to move from autonomation of a single task to…

View original post 640 more words