Industry 4.0

The digitalization and networking of production technology will revolutionize the entire industrial sector. Whether Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet or smart manufacturing, behind all these terms is the merging of physical industrial machines including their sensors, drives and other components with information and communication technology. Big data technologies open up new potential for efficient production and form the basis of new business models.

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By cable, radio and light

Fast, secure data transfer


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Focus on people

The world of work is changing


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A tool that adapts

Adaptive sensor/actuator module for machine tools


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Intelligent transport vehicles

Logistic solutions for the smart factory


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Products controlling their manufacture

At the Siemens electronics plant


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Accuracy with RFID

Variant-rich production in China


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Components from a printer

Acist produces flexibly using 3D printing


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Industry 4.0 in practice

Realised concepts from agricultural machine to laundry


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The three pillars of cybersecurity

Security as a critical factor in success


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Big data becoming smart data

Data analysis is the basis of good decision-making


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Acting intelligently

Actuators provide the necessary motion


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The eyes and ears of the smart factory

Sensors are becoming ever more intelligent


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The factory of tomorrow

Microprocessors and -controllers as the industries brain


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Two worlds united

Cyber-physical systems link the virtual and real worlds


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Electronics needed

Sensors, processors and communication modules


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Advantage of the digitalisation

How to poduce more efficient, flexible and individual


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The fourth industrial revolution

A new era in production