Mainly when students are being asked what the digitisation is, the common answer is increased level of technologies. However, is it the only possible definition or are there any other elements contributing to digitisation?

Industry 4.0 – An Introduction to the ideas and new possibilities

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https://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2018/09/02/what-is-industry-4-0-heres-a-super-easy-explanation-for-anyone/ (Accessed 17 June 2020)

The current passage and image is taken from an online source and provides definition of Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things. Use it to complete the following tasks.

(https://www.i-scoop.eu/industry-4-0/ accessed 16 June 2020)

‘Industry 4.0 is the digital transformation of manufacturing/production and related industries and value creation processes.

Industry 4.0 is used interchangeably with the fourth industrial revolution and represents a new stage in the organization and control of the industrial value chain.

Cyber-physical systems form the basis of Industry 4.0 (e.g., ‘smart machines’). They use modern control systems, have embedded software systems and dispose of an Internet address to connect and be addressed via the Internet of Things (IoT). This way, products and means of production get networked and can ‘communicate’, enabling new ways of production, value creation, and real-time optimization. Cyber-physical systems create the capabilities needed for smart factories. These are the same capabilities we know from the Industrial Internet of Things like remote monitoring or track and trace, to mention two.‘

Industry 4.0 - digital transformation of manufacturing in the fourth industrial revolution