Preparing for Industry 4.0

By Stuart Lim

January 2018 FEATURE
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Penang Monthly provides a quick clarification of what the biggest buzzword of the coming year is about.What is Industry 4.0? At a very high level, it is about the integration of cyber-physical systems (CPS) and the Internet of Things (IoT) to enhance the productivity, efficiency and flexibility of production processes. It is the pursuit of “smart factory” capabilities.More succinctly, UBS, in a whitepaper to the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting 2016, labels the development as a shift towards “extreme automation...

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Stuart Lim

gets a high from turning ideas into words, visuals and humour, and gets lost peeking through the viewfinder.