Industry 4.0

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Manufacturing Barometer

Report warns half of all Scots jobs to be automated by 2030

Nearly one in two jobs in Scotland are at risk of automation by the end of the next decade, suggests a new report by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR).

Industry Update

Inductive sensors from ifm electronic take a leap forward

The range of inductive sensors from ifm electronic are equipped with IO-Link, thereby giving users access to data that couldn’t economically be used before, says the company.

Editor's comment

Editor’s comment: why engineering needs an upgrade

One of the first topics I was fortunate enough to write about for Process Engineering magazine was Industry 4.0.

Analysis

Industry analysis: unleashing the potential of the IIoT

Technologies that connect us to the Internet of Things already exist, but don’t expect everyone to buy into the phenomenon just yet, writes Robert Smith.