Many industrial sectors go through a transformation process right now. Industrie 4.0 describes the next evolution step in automation and digitalization. Edge computing will play an important role here.
In our modern world of connected everything we heavily rely on the omnipresent IT backbone. For companies, this is even business-critical.
Electric Cars are a hype. Not just since the Dieselgate.
Certainly, a major contributor to the recent hype is Elon Musk. He frees the electric spirit with Tesla.
Latest news titled a far-reaching collaboration between two tech behemots. Old-tech giant Volkswagen chose Amazon to digitize its 122 production sites and build Volkwagen’s Industrial Cloud.
The news came as a bombshell for the whole industry.
At the time this article was written, the cryptocurrency market showed major losses and is in a bear market now since 2018. The downfall affected all currencies more or less equally.
Apart from this commonality, the currencies have very different potentials and use cases.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is really nothing new. The field of AI research was founded in 1956.
To date, this field has been always covered with huge expectations. Phases of a hypes alternated with AI winters.
Surely we are in such a hype phase but Google CEO Sundar Pichai is also right, when he says AI is bigger than the invention of fire and electricity.
Today, the term Digital Twin is ubiquitous.
Four years ago, I had my first personal contact with this concept. I attended the VDI conference “Big Data in Manufacturing”, where a General Electrics (GE) manager presented the well-known example of the transformation of GE’s business model in the aircraft turbine market.
The Digital Transformation is happening at full speed. And it leaves no industry untouched. So is the manufacturing industry.
However we have a different name for the change in this sector: Industrie 4.0.
The movement towards Industrie 4.0 leads to a higher software penetration on the shop floor. Companies must sit behind the steering wheel if they do not want to run into trouble. A suitable software architecture is the basis for a successful Industrie 4.0 journey. […]