This was one of our most popular posts in 2014: Without data integration there will be no Industry 4.0 #Pauto
From CAx to MES – the digital factory makes product data available to all systems over the entire life cycle. Experts explain how the software interacts.
Everyone is talking about “Industry 4.0 – in other words, the vision of a fourth industrial revolution. In the near future it will provide intelligent, networked products from networked, systems that to a large extent operate autonomously,” says analyst and technical author Ulrich Sendler. “However, there is one major condition to Industry 4.0: all types of digital products and production data need to be merged with the real world.” For the PLM expert this means “that the many systems which are currently being used as islands need to be networked in the future in order to provide real data integration for the entire life cycle of the products.”
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