"Given where the two of us came from," said Rossetto, "I think it was second nature to apply technology to whatever we were doing."
FX Palo Alto Laboratory also developed a virtual platform where Tcho can use real-time data in a virtual world.
The factory was modeled in 3D in this cyberworld, so machine operators can virtually walk up to any piece of equipment and get information about it. Some of the machines will have interior cameras, which will be able to zoom in so close that operators will see down to the molecular level what is happening with the chocolate as it's mixed and heated.
June 18, 2009 10:00 AM PDT
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| Caption by: Dara Kerr
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