Browse Definitions :
Definition

EMMA (Enabling Mobile Machine Automation)

Contributor(s): Matthew Haughn

EMMA (Enabling Mobile Machine Automation) is the autonomy-enabling operating system behind Brain Corp’s autonomy as a service offering for existing floor-cleaning and polishing machines.

EMMA enables many manually-operated and powered cleaning machines to operate autonomously with artificial intelligence (AI). Enabling existing machines means that companies can save costs using existing equipment as well as use products they already know to perform to the best results.

The cost of janitorial work is estimated to be 80 percent labor. In the future, labor costs for janitorial work are estimated to increase up to 300 percent. As with many labor jobs, automation can reduce costs and time related to human workers.

Automation of existing machines is enabled by installing a Brain Module in the customer’s floor care machines. Autonomous operation is further enhanced by the Robotic Operation Center (ROC) that provides real time fleet monitoring and remote supervision. ROC also alerts maintenance staff when repairs are needed, reducing downtime.

Along with the Brain module, EMMA makes it possible for equipment to navigate indoors, a difficult task. EMMA learns the environment planning future runs more efficiently. EMMA also avoids changes in obstacles and unexpected human interference with routes.

See also: robot economy

This was last updated in January 2018

Continue Reading About EMMA (Enabling Mobile Machine Automation)

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

SearchCompliance

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard)

    The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to ...

  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

SearchSecurity

SearchHealthIT

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • call tree

    A call tree is a layered hierarchical communication model that is used to notify specific individuals of an event and coordinate ...

  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

    Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide ...

  • cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR)

    Cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR) is a combination of strategies and services intended to back up data, applications and other ...

SearchStorage

Close