The hallmark of Industry 4.0 is the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it is shifting the industry from mass production to mass customization. Customers now have the ability to choose what they want from a product based on the company’s individual needs.
So why are there still industry holdouts? There are various challenges to Industry 4.0 and IoT adoption such as security risks and lack of standardization, which Industrial IP Advantage is working to address through its new training courses.
This article from Manufacturing.net outlines an 8-step customization cycle that ensures individualization, collaboration and transparency for industrial operations.