Smartphones and tablets offer considerable potential, but the actual reach of mobile devices is somewhat limited in industrial settings, and with good reason.
Mixed reality technology is still emerging, but it is coming along quickly, particularly in sectors such as manufacturing, where the use cases are particularly clear.
Blockchain has been getting a great deal of attention lately. The result is a growing awareness of blockchain’s ability to create value in sectors beyond cryptocurrency as new solutions emerge.
As the Industry 4.0 movement continues to evolve, many businesses find themselves having to transition from a pure mass production model into custom, service-based workflows.
The need to align information and operational technologies has become acute as digital services have become the new normal.
Siloed data is enemy number one in the manufacturing world today.