Predictions for manufacturing: Industrial trends for 2019

clock
Regardless of the phrase used to describe digitalisation in manufacturing, there’s no denying that a shift has already taken place
Image:

Regardless of the phrase used to describe digitalisation in manufacturing, there’s no denying that a shift has already taken place

Industry 4.0, the Fourth Industrial Revolution or the Industrial Internet of Things. Regardless of the phrase used to describe digitalisation in manufacturing, there's no denying that a shift has already taken place. But, is the age of industrial buzzwords coming to a grinding halt? Stefan Reuther, Chief Sales Officer at COPA-DATA, gives his three predictions for industrial automation in 2019 — no buzzwords included

Manufacturers have long felt the pressure to invest in new technologies. In the so-called age of Industry 4.0, this pressure has been heightened by an influx of products and initiatives, all claiming...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

More on Internet

Digital gender gap has cost over $1 trillion - so far

Digital gender gap has cost over $1 trillion - so far

Men are more than half as likely to have internet access than women in the world's poorest countries

Tom Allen
clock 12 October 2021 • 2 min read
Government unveils plan to run broadband cables through water pipes

Government unveils plan to run broadband cables through water pipes

Investigations into allowing network operators to run cables through the electricity, gas, water and sewer networks, and alongside roads and railways

John Leonard
clock 09 August 2021 • 1 min read
Multi-CDN: what if one content delivery network is not enough?

Multi-CDN: what if one content delivery network is not enough?

Using more than one provider can lower costs and improve resilience

Lana Plowman
clock 29 July 2021 • 6 min read