Demonstrating Industry 4.0 concepts 09/11/2015
Following the introduction of its modular Industry 4.0 system concept in 2014, SmartFactory KL introduced a multi-vendor technology initiative at Hannover this year, with the goal of more quickly realising the requirements of Industry 4.0 – which will demand more flexible and adaptable production lines. Suzanne Gill reports.
Smartfactory KL set to demonstrate proof of concept of ODVA machine data model 09/11/2015
In a keynote speech given by Prof. Dr.-Ing Detlef Zühlke, executive chairman of SmartFactory KL, at ODVA’s 2015 Industry Conference & 17th Annual Meeting of Members it was announced that the 2016 SmartFactory KL Demonstrator will include a proof of concept implementation of the ODVA machine data model. The proof of concept will be supported by ODVA principal member Bosch Rexroth.