Category: Cyber-physical systems

INDUSTRY 4.0 – CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEMS AND THEIR IMPACT ON BUSINESS MODELS

Industry 4.0 is one of the fastest growing topics amongst both practitioners and academics. However, there is no definition of Industry 4.0 which has reached consensus. One of the most accurate, yet generic, definitions is that “Industry 4.0 is a...

/ 12. December 2017

Augmented Reality in Manufacturing – Killer Applications or Hype?

Most German manufacturers still underestimate the potential innovation opportunity offered by augmented reality technologies. This is evidenced by the results of the IT Innovation Readiness Index 2014, a follow-up study conducted by the independent market research agency Pierre Audoin Consultants...

/ 13. October 2015

Industry 4.0 is Nothing without Big Data

As production lines and machines on the shop floor become more and more networked, down to every last sensor and actuator, there’s an enormous amount of status and movement data being generated. However, in the era of Industry 4.0, this...

/ 29. September 2015

Industry 4.0 – The Future of Productivity and Growth in Manufacturing Industries

Industry 4.0 presents tremendous opportunities for innovative producers, system suppliers, and entire regions. But, as with previous transformational developments, Industry 4.0 also poses a severe threat to laggards. As business models, economics, and skill requirements shift, we could well see major...

/ 17. August 2015

Industry 4.0 – The Future of Productivity and Growth in Manufacturing Industries

Industry 4.0 presents tremendous opportunities for innovative producers, system suppliers, and entire regions. But, as with previous transformational developments, Industry 4.0 also poses a severe threat to laggards. As business models, economics, and skill requirements shift, we could well see major...

/ 17. August 2015

RE’FLEKT

RE'FLEKT is guided by a clear corporate philosophy: Future-oriented products through complete identification with the technology behind Augmented Reality. Within this philosophy RE'FLEKT realized several projects across the Automotive, Real Estate, Industry Application and Brand Communication sectors. For example they...

/ 27. April 2015

Principles of Cyber-Physical Systems

  A cyber-physical system consists of a collection of computing devices communicating with one another and interacting with the physical world via sensors and actuators in a feedback loop. Increasingly, such systems are everywhere, from smart buildings to medical devices...

/ 18. April 2015

Industrial Cloud-Based Cyber-Physical Systems: The IMC-AESOP Approach

This book presents cutting-edge emerging technologies and approaches in the areas of service-oriented architectures, intelligent devices and cloud-based cyber-physical systems. It provides a clear view on their applicability to the management and automation of manufacturing and process industries. It offers...

/ 18. April 2015

Wittenstein

Wittenstein AG, a German producer of highly precise planetary gearheads, complete electromechanical drive systems, and AC booster systems and motors dedicates itself intensely to the production of the future and the area of Industry 4.0. The company made an important step into...

/ 17. April 2015

BeeWaTec Industry 4.0

A company that is successfully doing „Lean-Management" and who has a almost perfect work organization probably has a production area where each item has its place and name. Practically quite often employees complain that, despite of the complete labelling of...

/ 12. April 2015