Good article from Bosch's Stefan Ferber, with a link to an interesting video showing German companies utilizing Industrial Internet.
Direct link to the video "Industry 4.0 - The Technological Revolution continues!"
"Industry 4.0 is a sophisticated approach changing the entire global value chain: communication, planning, logistics and production."
Actually, Industry 4.0 is a paradigm shift. We aim to gradually decentralize centralized production control. Simplified, the work piece itself is giving the instructions, it addresses the robot directly: ‘Please paint me red’, or ‘I need grinding here and there!’ Developments that constitute a reversion in the logic of producing.>> Prof. Wolfgang Wahlster, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence
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