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1. (WO2018080804) SYSTEMS AND METHODS PROVIDING FOR PREDICTIVE MOBILE MANUFACTURING

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/080804    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/056469
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Oct 14 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G06Q 30/00
Applicants: WALMART APOLLO, LLC
Inventors: WILKINSON, Bruce W.
MATTINGLY, Todd D.
Title: SYSTEMS AND METHODS PROVIDING FOR PREDICTIVE MOBILE MANUFACTURING
Abstract:
Systems, apparatuses, and methods are provided herein for predictive mobile manufacturing. A system for providing mobile manufacturing comprises a customer profile database storing customer partiality vectors associated with a plurality of customers, a product database storing vectorized product characterizations associated with a plurality of products, a mobile manufacturing unit comprising a vehicle carrying manufacturing equipment; and a control circuit. The control circuit being configured to select a plurality of customer profiles associated with a geographic area from the customer profile database, aggregate a plurality of customer partiality vectors to determine aggregated area customer partiality vectors, determine alignments between the aggregated area customer partiality vectors and vectorized product characterizations, select one or more products to manufacture with the mobile manufacturing unit, and instruct the mobile manufacturing unit to begin manufacturing the one or more products prior to receiving orders for the one or more products.