How to Solve Shop Floor Challenges with Video Cameras

Wes Turner | July 28, 2021 | 

Implementing a simple off-the-shelf GoPro camera could pay big dividends in efficiency, time and cost savings.

There’s a tremendous amount of technology available to optimize manufacturing and distribution. From automation that accelerates tasks for lowering costs to analytics that can dive into IIoT data to find opportunities for process improvement, there’s a lot to choose from.

Integrating video into your existing tech stack can take these investments to an entirely new level, providing visual evidence or support to supplement your smart technology deployments. And implementing a video component can be as simple as investing a couple hundred dollars in an off-the-shelf video camera, which could pay big dividends in efficiency, time and cost savings.

Download this article featured in Industrial Distribution to discover why adding visual integration can be an invaluable tool for increasing shop floor productivity by focusing on these three key components:

  1. Enhancing IIoT data
  2. Monitoring performance
  3. Accelerating training and onboarding


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Wes Turner, Senior Management Consultant
Wes Turner


Wes Turner has 20+ years of experience providing hands-on operational leadership in manufacturing, engineering, and continuous improvement.  His areas of expertise include lean manufacturing, lean product development, management system implementation, project management, cost reduction, facilities management, technology, value stream and process mapping.