Following last month's stand-out Hannover Messe, Microsoft rounds up the exciting innovations showcasing Industrial IoT, AI, cobotics, digital twins and mixed reality being leveraged by its customers and partners.
As more manufacturers invest in smart equipment and digital capabilities to maintain competitive advantage, digital twinning is gaining prominence in the industrial environment. In fact, it's one of the biggest technical trends: analysts predict that 85% of IoT-enabled platforms will feature digital twin functionality by 2022.
Consumer goods manufacturers are increasingly responsive to the need for direct connection with their end customers. By transforming their journey to market, industry leaders are able to own the relationship with their end customers.
As we start to witness the widespread adoption of digitalisation – the technology focus behind Industry 4.0, Siemens UK’s Steve Martin outlines how the company’s ‘outcome based’ service proposition, allied to industrial digital technologies, is set to revolutionise its relationship with the food industry.
After a tour of its recently opened Technology Centre in Birmingham, Jonny Williamson took part in a media roundtable with Autodesk's CEO Andrew Anagnost to discuss the future of design and manufacture, and where Autodesk fits into the new emerging ecosystem.