Industry 4.0 is a reality, which is why many wonder how we got there. And it is that, if we look back, we discover enormous changes. Changes that have occurred in very short cycles. From Bossard, they explain that the factories and companies that have already adopted it share four common characteristics: Interoperability, Transparency of information, Technical Assistance and Decentralized Decisions. Identifying these features is only the first step in preparing for 4.0.
Beginning in the 18th century with the First Industrial Revolution, terms like mechanical production, income, and population growth were hot topics. This was followed by the Second and Third Industrial Revolutions, in which mass production and the first electronic tools were introduced.
IoT and Industry 4.0, what do they consist of?
Today we are in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Everything is faster, smarter but also more volatile. The current innovations that dominate this revolution are: Sophisticated sensors Cloud computing 3D printing Artificial intelligence Advanced robotics Industrial evolution