- Published in issue 10/2017 on page 10
Industry 4.0/Industrial IoT:
From Interoperability to Cognitive Concepts
Whether you call it Industry 4.0, Industrial Internet-of-things, IIoT, or just Digital Manufacturing: innovations on the shop floor are currently hot topics for Industry. Whether the aim is to achieve vertical integration of machines over the cloud or horizontally using the supplier’s network or to optimize a product performance throughout its life-cycle organizations are sure to benefit from the IoT in terms of improved processes, product quality and interoperability. The target is to ensure current production requirements can be more efficiently met as well as providing the flexibility for custom products tailored to customer requirements.