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Graham Immerman
April 08, 2018

What is industry 4.0 for mobile? What does it mean for the industry? Quite a bit!

TechRadar said, "If communications are at the heart of Industry 4.0 then 5G’s low latency, high capacity and gigabit speeds could take the IIoT to the next level."

Industry 4.0 is already changing manufacturing at a rapid pace, but 5G could speed that up even more. As technology continues to progress, people will continue to find ways to use it in ways that positively impact industry!

Why mobile is at the heart of Industry 4.0Source: http://www.techradar.com

5G and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) are two megatrands taking shape in the mobile industry but they do not have a dependent relationship. The former is a new generation of mobile networks while the latter is a completely new way of doing business that can transform entire industries. They may overlap in several areas, but each has its own, individual development path. Industrial giants like Siemens and Bosch have been touting the concept for some time now, using the umbrella term ‘Industry 4.0’ to describe what is an evolution in manufacturing, incorporating advanced communications and automation. But if communications are at the heart of Industry 4.0 then 5G’s low latency, high capacity and gigabit speeds could take the IIoT to the next level. It’s a huge opportunity for the entire mobile sector to provide the networks, devices and applications needed. Read More

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