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Robot use still increasing in manufacturing

Robot use continues to grow in the manufacturing industry.  Tech Republic said, "The key driver for these technologies has been to promote the safety of workers, the report fo...

How smartphones are being used for Industry 4.0

Have you started using smartphones on your floor? There are pros and cons. Engineering.com said, "Consumer smartphones are communication devices that include several built-in ...

Industry 4.0's effect on engineering

The manufacturing industry and the engineering field have always been connected - and industry 4.0 is changing both! IndustryWeek said, "The most promising emerging technologi...

Generalized technology vs. purpose-built

Generalized technologies are becoming more popular, in some cases they are actually replacing purpose-built options.  Forbes reported, "One of the core opportunities of Indust...

Notable inventions that led to Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 is a product of manufacturing's history and a few notable inventions.  The invention of the telephone changed the world - and it changed business considerably! Th...

Who is leading the charge?

Who is leading the charge when it comes to Industry 4.0? Assembly plants. Assembly Magazine said, "Factories of the future will feature advanced technology, such as additive m...

Why Industry 4.0 is unprecedented

Industry 4.0 is resulting in unprecedented levels of efficiency and productivity. Digital Twins are taking that a step further. A digital twin has to do with two way interacti...

Industry 4.0 is worth your attention.

Industry 4.0 is absolutely worth your attention if you are in the manufacturing field! Automation World said, "Now, there is no doubt about the benefits of digital transformat...

Don't wait on Industry 4.0

The "wait and see" method is not a good choice when it comes to Industry 4.0. Tech HQ reported, "As this seachange takes hold, GlobalData’s Disruptive Tech Analyst, Kiran Raj,...

Here come the smart factories

Industry 4.0 is bringing more smart factories!  IT Web said, "In the advent of Industry 4.0, the global manufacturing sector is expected to see enhanced human-machine interact...