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Production control

  •  Used in manufacturing industry; Automates production process; Robots are used

The manufacturing industry makes extensive use of ICT. A typical manufacturing process will involve many different stages. The machinery used to manufacture the product is often controlled by a computer, for example, robots building cars or a computer controlling the mixture or shape of a product.

Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

  • Identifies position on earth
  •  Car satellite navigation (satnav): Pin points position on a map; Can give instructions / directions; Knows if wrong turns are made; Compares GPS position with intended directions
  • Driver needs to input
  • Destination (Postcode, Street address, Town centre, Points of interest);


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