ENTIRELY NEW PERSPECTIVES
Simply put on data glasses and off you go - many people think it’s that easy to experience Augmented Reality (AR). But how long does it really take and is it worth the effort? Lewa GmbH provides an honest report on its experiences.
NO ENTRY FOR HACKERS
Interview with Andreas Faath, OPC UA Expert, VDMA
ENGINEERS 4.0 - THE DIGITAL SWISS ARMY KNIFE
The fourth industrial revolution is moving fast. That raises the question: Are German universities adapting their engineering courses to the latest requirements quickly enough? The answer is nothing to be proud of.
"WE ARE CREATING THE GLOBAL LANGUAGE OF PRODUCTION"
Industrie 4.0 can only work with consistent machine communication. The development of language standards is therefore a top priority - with VDMA playing a decisive role.
FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELT. QUICKLY!
Faster, higher, further - and now interactive, too. Welcome to the world’s most exciting roller coasters! And you’ll be amazed to see how young the engineers are.
EUROPEAN ELECTIONS 2019: A UNION WITHOUT UNITY
Eurosceptic parties are expected to strengthen their position in the European elections in May. This will make decision making more complicated - bad news given the challenges currently facing the EU and its industry.
SEWING MACHINES LEARN TO TALK
We all wear its products every day - but few customers know just how fundamentally the processing of textiles is changing.
"IN WORLD TRADE, EVERYONE IS PLAYING THEIR OWN GAME"
Protectionism is endangering the export industry of mechanical engineering. Hans-Joachim Boekstegers, CEO of packaging specialist MULTIVAC from Wolfertschwenden, knows how companies can adapt to growing uncertainty.
A LAND OF COLLABORATIVE SPIRIT
Sweden sees itself as a pioneer in the industrial digital transformation. Agile and collaborative styles of working go back a long way, while new companies are connected with industry, politics, and science across the country. A visit.
TODAY THE GARAGE, TOMORROW THE WORLD
Ever heard of MULTIVAC? The world market leader develops its packaging machines in the very south of Germany. Marco, Manuel, and an entire region benefit.
"DISRUPTIVE THINKING INSTEAD OF CRAMMING"
German universities are good - but they are not good enough in light of increasing digitalization and international competition. Those are the findings of two experts from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, who will also present some improvement suggestions in the interview below.