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Have you fallen for these Industry 4.0 myths?

Graham Immerman
December 19, 2018

There are a lot of rumors floating around about Industry 4.0 and not all of them are true! One major myth is that robots will replace humans in the manufacturing workforce. In fact, the manufacturing workforce is actually facing a shortage in workers - they need more humans! Robots may take over the repetitive or dangerous tasks but humans will always be needed. There is also a myth that smart factories lack cybersecurity. As long as businesses are vigilant and stay focused on cybersecurity it's entirely manageable. What myths have you read about industry 4.0?

Dispelling Industry 4.0 MythsSource: http://www.sensorsmag.com

According to the results of the Annual Manufacturing Report 2017, 85 per cent of manufacturers are already making the move to Industry 4.0 or are planning to make the transition soon.However, recent technological advances are allowing manufacturers to integrate physical automation with intelligence and data, creating fully smart manufacturing facilities.Read More

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