MACHINE LEARNING: A JOURNEY TO THE YEAR 2030
How will mechanical engineering evolve in the years to come? Experts are clear about one thing: Self-learning systems are essential when it comes to securing competitiveness and the advancement of Industrie 4.0. The VDMA "Machine Learning 2030" report explores what the future may hold if the development of artificial intelligence is advanced or slowed down.
MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY - ELECTRONIC HEALING POWER
Some people criticize high-tech medicine, while others praise it. The fact remains that when equipment and people interact, it can save many lives. In many cases, this requires electronic components without which many medical devices would not work.
POLAND IS RELYING ON ITS "COMING OUT" AT THE HANNOVER MESSE
Poland will get a lot of attention during this year's "Hannover Messe". It has big boots to fill. After all, the USA was the partner country of the industry trade fair in 2016. Poland, however, has stepped up to the challenge and would like to show its new strength in Hanover.
TECHNICAL BUILDING EQUIPMENT - INCREASED EFFICIENCY AND TRANSPARENCY THANKS TO DIGITAL SOLUTIONS
All phases in the life cycle of a building are digitalized - from planning and construction, to usage and operation. Buildings of the future need to be smart - and VDMA members vividly demonstrate that this is no longer merely a vision of the future.
THE VIRTUAL PRODUCT CONTROLS ACTUAL PRODUCTION
Asked about a real-life example of the use of Industrie 4.0 at shop floor level, Steffen Winkler does not need to think for long. The automation expert from Bosch Rexroth quickly picks up a cordless screwdriver for industrial use.