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Tag Archives: Industry 4.0

Digital Transformation

Yesterday I gave a talk at Zain on the ongoing Digital Transformation and today I am talking at the Bahrain Technology Week on Innovation in the Digital Transformation era. The Digital Transformation started a few decades ago with the entrance of computers in products and services value chains and in …

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Industry 4.0 leveraging on 5G

I have heard quite a few times, often from Operators, that the Industry 4.0 absolutely needs 5G and I saw them explaining that it needs higher speed (capacity) and lower latency.  Now I do not say that this is wrong but I do not see it as a real driver …

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Bits and Atoms in manufacturing

Google stop selling its Glass in 2015 after a slow uptake in the mass market and many concerns on privacy violation to the point that several establishments forbid entrance to people wearing them. However Google Glass has found a good (and broad) niche in the enterprise world.  Several companies, like …

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Marie and Ashley are the best …

Quite often when we think of robots stealing our jobs we imagine some Asimov-like anthropomorphic robot handling some blue collar work. Actually, there is another category of robots, normally called “bots” that is already replacing white collars… and in the thousands! Conversica is a US company that specialises in bots …

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Industry 4.0 and Symbiotic Autonomous Systems

General Electric is working to make AI an integral component of its industrial processes, from design (and co-design) to production (and co-production) to operation (and co-operation). Notice the (co-) part. It is an important aspect that moves GE into industry 4.0 and it is notable that they are looking at …

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Fog is clearing up

Yesterday I spoke in a panel on fog, the shift of clouds to the edges of the network. The panel focused on the business drives and consequences. The four panelists, although came from different sectors, agreed that fog is inevitable from a business viewpoint. For some it will be a …

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