Embracing Industry 4.0 Starts with Cross-system Integration
Industry 4.0 is the latest technology hot topic. In simple terms it is: a Cyber Physical System which combines computing, communication and control functions through the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and Cloud services. This concept can be used in various fields, including production, testing, equipment monitoring, machinery automation, factory service monitoring, energy management, etc. In terms of manufacturing applications, Advantech presents two success stories to demonstrate the utilization of WebAccess as the core method of improving a factory's current situation. At the same time, system developers integrate a variety of heterogeneous hardware and software with less effort, and end-users can make efficient use of corporate resources, thus boosting production and management efficiency.