Industry 4.0 is the new buzzword for the combination of industry, automation and the current Internet of Things (IoT) technology.
IIoT – Industrial use of IoT Technology. Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is another word for Industry 4.0. You could say that IoT is consumer oriented with applications like Smart Home, Home Automation, etc., while IIoT has more industrial focus and applications.
The term "Industrie 4.0" was first used in 2011 in Germany.
Industry 4.0 is also called the fourth industrial revolution.
Video Introducing Industry 4.0:
Below you find an overview of some of the Research and Development Projects regarding Industry 4.0:
Smart Houses and Buildings - Data Management, Data Logging, Automation and Monitoring within Houses and Buildings using Internet of Things (IoT) Technology
Automation Systems and Industry 4.0 - Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Control and Automation Systems, Model Predictive Control using DeltaV, etc.
Mobile Technology for Measurement and Control - Wireless Sensor Network, Data Acquisition, Development Technology for Mobile Devices such as Tablets and Smartphones, Software Engineering, etc.
Datalogging, Management and Monitoring (DMM) Platform - with Applications within Industrial IT, Automation, Industry 4.0, Smart Houses and Buildings - An extensive platform with many applications within Smart Houses and Buildings, Automation and Data Acquisition
Cloud-based Datalogging and Monitoring - Live Demo - The Demo shows live Temperature Data from a location at the university campus. The Temperature Data are logged to the Cloud and presented in a Chart with Live Data.
Below you find Case Projects and Examples of Industry 4.0 Applications.