Industry 4.0 is the automation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the digitisation in manufacturing with machine-to-machine and human-to-machine communication. It includes the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and cyber-physical systems.
A ‘smart factory’ works by the cyber-physical systems monitoring physical processes, creating a virtual copy to make decentralised decisions. Via the IoT, the cyber-physical systems ‘talk’ to each other and humans, in real time. This trend is now affecting almost every industry across the world and how businesses are run. Read More