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Technological trends and practical examples of Industry 4.0

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Industry 4.0 or the fourth industrial revolution - for some, these are already everyday terms, while others shy away from them. However, the last so-called revolution was not so long ago at all and brought many advancements. For example, the arrival of microelectronics in the 1970s is referred to as the third industrial revolution. In order to eradicate possible myths and ambiguities, the concept of Industry 4.0, which has been around since 2011, is the focus of the theme for the month of February: Technological trends and examples from practice. Read where the journey in production and automation could lead to in the future!

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Technological trends and practical examples of Industry 4.0

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The term Industry 4.0 refers to the use of information and communication technologies for production and automation. The digitisation and networking of processes from the corporate management level right down to the sensor, actuator and the workpiece, even across factory and company borders, provides great potential for value creation.
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Industry news

Of patch cables and fast connections

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Düsseldorf CityTip

Horst: Photographer of Style

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He was the king of fashion photography and a 'magician of light'. German-born Horst was one of the leading photographers of the twentieth century and remains an important influence today. The exhibition presents 250 photographic works spanning 60 years. It includes iconic images from his time as a Vogue photographer and lesser-known projects alongside rarely seen drawings, letters, films and couture gowns.
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