Monday, June 8, 2015

Megathema Industrie 4.0

The German manufacturing industry, technical universities, equipments manufacturers are talking about Industry 4.0 or the fourth industrial revolution. There's nothing ultimately new under the sun, CIM or Computer Integrated Manufacturing has been around since the 1980s. The Factory of the Future likewise.

Nevertheless, the concept of Industrie 4.0 is much more mature while Machines, Processes, Internet of Things, Robotics, Automation, Big Data and Cloud computing are integrated into a seamlessly operating global factory,  the producers and consumers are alos linked together and Networking day and Night, seven days a week and 365 days a year.