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Industry 4.0 Is Closer Than You Think

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Jacob
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Industry 4.0
Jacob   12/11/2013 11:11:33 PM
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"Intelligent sensors and complex software are the glue of Industry 4.0. The sensors determine location and settings, while the software translates the data into clear and understandable images. With images, where the manufacturing takes place will matter less, as language barriers are minimized when clear images are used."

Carolyn, I hope that in future technology may further change by the widely adoption of 3D/4D/5D printing technology.  Printing a PCB along with associated components can be happen.

t.alex
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so cool
t.alex   12/10/2013 6:24:07 PM
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This is totally a new concept towards manufacturing. Since components are not produced in very huge amount, energy are not much wasted and supply chain management will become more and more critical.



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