• 10:10-10:40
  • Auditorium

Industry 4.0: Digital transformation for connected, agile manufacturing

  • Biba Visnjicki
  • Fraunhofer Project Center @ University of Twente
  • What has come to be known as the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” is being shaped predominantly by production digitalisation and networking. Buzzwords such as the “Internet of Things and Services” and “Cyberphysical Production Systems” promise increased networking of autonomous and self-optimising production machines and intelligent products which can be customised to manufacture highly individual outcomes. Much of this remains a vision – for the time being. However, companies with the will to succeed in the fiercely competitive global markets need to consider today the role they wish to play in “Industry 4.0” tomorrow.