DEARBORN, MI – Ford and supplier partner Siemens have launched a pilot program designed to give manufacturing engineers and other personnel unparalleled access to information about the assembly plant floor. The program uses IntoSite, a cloud-based web application developed using the Google Earth platform. Through IntoSite, manufacturing engineers can access a 3-D version of assembly plants, down to the workstations, to better understand global processes. At any virtual location, ...

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