Cybersecurity challenges in the era of Industry 4.0

Written by George Lazaridis (Centre for Research & Technology Hellas – CERTH) The fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, brings many benefits, including the use of advanced technologies like the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, modern telecommunication systems, and automation in various industries. However, this also poses significant cybersecurity challenges. One of the most significant […]

5G-enabled AGVs: from manual to fully-automated manufacturing

Written by Kriz Lee and Marie-Christine Modler (ICe Aachen GmbH) During the last few years, robotics has evolved from a simple tool to a sophisticated system controlled by artificial intelligence. In the digital age, they enable us to live better lives and enjoy second-to-none experiences, especially in manufacturing environments, because they can do anything we […]

The benefits of 5G for the Manufacturing Sector

Written by Dr. Pouria Sayyad Khodashenas (technical manager of Zero-SWARM project 5.5G/6G expert, Huawei technologies Sweden AB) As we travel through this exciting journey, we will discover how these technologies can streamline smart factories, improve internal and external communications, and unify product life cycle management on a single platform. By implementing  new applications and technologies, […]

5G & IoT (Internet of Things) for the manufacturing sector

Written by Matteo Grandi, (Neutroon), Amine Smaali & Kerim Agdaci (Opticoms GmbH) A majority of manufacturing professionals searched for “smart factories”, “communications”, “product life cycle”, and “management” on Google or LinkedIn in the past three months. What is the common thread among all those topics? In this article we are not only explaining that, but […]

5G a key enabler for shaping the future smart factories

Industry is among the important pillars of the European economy – the manufacturing sector accounts around 2 million enterprises, more than 33 million jobs and plays an important role on the productivity growth. We are witnessing the dawn of a new industrial revolution, driven by the rapid technological advancements such as the Internet of Things […]