Industrial Revolution 4.0 will change the way humans work in the UK

Humans versus machines

Patel: "Industry 4.0 will change the way humans work in the UK"

Patel: "Industry 4.0 will change the way humans work in the UK"

Global industrial companies are gearing up for the fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0 to use its German moniker.

After the introduction of steam power in the late 18th century, the adoption of electricity in the 19th and 20th centuries, the third industrial period saw the advent of computers. The benefit for customers in this fourth industrial period will be manifold - driverless vehicles, 3D printing, artificial intelligence and the use of connected devices. Turbo-charged tech: The drivers behind record inflows in Q1 But for industrial companies, this digital revolution is a way to increase productivity and reduce costs. The challenge is to build the 'smart factory'. Smart factories will ...

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