With the help of prepared articles and videos, we will provide basic information on
industry 4.0 to be able to better understand the topic.
Industry 4.0, also known as the fourth industrial revolution, takes the emphasis on digital
technology from recent decades to a whole new level with the help of interconnectivity
through the Internet of Things (IoT). It thrives to create a more connected/holistic
ecosystem by combining IIoT, big data and smart manufacturing while at the same time
focusing heavily on interconnectivity, automation, machine learning, and real-time data.
To complete this unit, please do the following activities:
1. Read the following article (15 minutes):
„What is Industry 4.0? Everything you need to know“
2. Read the following article (45 minutes):
“Industry 4.0: the essence explained in a nutshell“ in the
article “Industry 4.0: the fourth industrial revolution – guide to Industrie 4.0”
3. Watch the following videos (20 minutes):
“What is Industry 4.0”
o “What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution”
o “Industry 4.0: A Brief History”
4. Complete the short quiz to assess your knowledge.