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Providing a Consensus Definition for the Term "Smart Product"

Cesar Gutierrez, Juan Garbajosa, Jessica Diaz, Agustin Yague
2013 2013 20th IEEE International Conference and Workshops on Engineering of Computer Based Systems (ECBS)  
The aim of this paper is to analyze the different definitions of Smart Product available in the literature, and to explore and analyze their commonalities and differences, in order to provide a consensus  ...  The term "Smart Product" has become commonly used in recent years.  ...  Research Question The research question addressed by this study is: RQ1. What is a Smart Product and which terms can define a Smart Product such that the result is a consensus definition? C.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ecbs.2013.26 dblp:conf/ecbs/GutierrezGDY13 fatcat:oaxtscbs5jc7xf6vv2npjf4tru

Special Issue on Smart Production

Martin Ruskowski, Tatjana Legler, Michael Beetz, Georg Bartels
2019 Künstliche Intelligenz  
Acknowledgements We gratefully acknowledge that this article was partially funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) through the Collaborative Research Center 1320 EASE.  ...  The step towards smart production requires a new approach to the interfacing of production cells.  ...  A number of contributions in this edition show possible approaches for these interfaces and for the orchestration layer paving the path towards real smart production.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13218-019-00591-4 fatcat:2p5jwnpmqfbrtexdsc5oryyou4

Is a digital transformation framework enough for manufacturing smart products? The case of Small and Medium Enterprises

Melissa Liborio Zapata, Lamia Berrah, Laurent Tabourot
2020 Procedia Manufacturing  
According to the most relevant findings, the recommendations suggested for the models are related to the need for a wider scope for the tool, a prescriptive condition, and a broad business perspective  ...  To achieve this, an analysis of a selection of seven maturity models is performed, applying several design principles to the specific case of manufacturers of smart products.  ...  Acknowledgements The financial support from CONACYT (Grant 707990) is gratefully acknowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2020.02.024 fatcat:oieo55suwrctjcc32ynl55aqoy

Smart Products: Conceptual Review, Synthesis, and Research Directions

Stefan Raff, Daniel Wentzel, Nikolaus Obwegeser
2020
One limitation of the existing literature, however, is that the term is often used as a blanket term and that there is no consensus on what a smart product actually is.  ...  To address these issues, this article provides an extensive analysis of the status quo of the field, with the goal of developing a common language and comprehensive conceptualization of smart products.  ...  Overall, the findings from the bibliometric analysis provide support for the initial observation of a scattered and patchy body of research suffering from a lack of consensus regarding what defines a smart  ... 
doi:10.24451/arbor.14874 fatcat:pxqyccc5vncn3a36fc73eokndy

A review of the meanings and the implications of the Industry 4.0 concept

A.C. Pereira, F. Romero
2017 Procedia Manufacturing  
Additionally, smart products will provide relevant information to their users about their status and utilization parameters [11] .  ...  Furthermore, smart products, as final products, should be self-aware about the parameters within they should be used, providing information about their status during their whole lifecycle [7] .  ...  are, but also what the opportunities for innovation are.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2017.09.032 fatcat:m63oonem3nczdgqwzwq6nnv6ly

Definitions and Attributes of Smart Home Appliances

Sojung Kim, Joon Sang Baek
2019 Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design  
Nonetheless, we expect that this research would contribute to building a consensus on what smart homes and SHAs are and provide the designers and developers of SHAs with systematic perspectives on smart  ...  To design a good SHA, diverse stakeholders in the smart home ecosystem need to have a common understanding of smart homes and SHAs.  ...  of Industrial Technology (10069188) with a grant from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Republic of Korea  ... 
doi:10.1017/dsi.2019.213 fatcat:55kmktz4tjgy5hzsvscb7inlge

Connectors of smart design and smart systems

Imre Horváth
2021 Artificial intelligence for engineering design, analysis and manufacturing  
A difficulty is that there are no exact definitions for these novel concepts in the literature.  ...  Its first part elaborates on a plausible interpretation of the concept of smartness and provides an overview of the characteristics of smart design as a creative problem solving methodology supported by  ...  Gutierrez et al. (2013) tried to provide a consensus definition for the term "smart product," but ended up with a conclusion that the distinguishing characteristics of smart products and intelligent products  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0890060421000068 fatcat:iiwokbapsrhtfdwfoy3qbywvny

Developing an Industry 4.0 Readiness Model for Indian Engineering Industries

Michael Sony, P. S. Aithal
2020 Zenodo  
This study develops a multi-dimensional Industry4.0 readiness model by analysing in-depth the extant literature. A theoretical framework for assessment is developed.  ...  For India to be a global economic superpower, the Indian Engineering Industry which at present is the largest foreign exchange earner must make its strong presence in the global markets.  ...  In terms of the definition of Industry 4.0, there is a shortage of a universal definition of Industry 4.0.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4008855 fatcat:vaoan7wkerg6xmj5fmmqglzwpq

How to develop IoT products: a technology company case study

Diego de Castro Fettermann, Eduardo Alves Kloppel, Caroline Gobbo Sá Cavalcante, Marianne Costa Avallone, Lynceo Falavigna Braghirolli
2019 Product Management & Development  
companies should adapt their PDP to develop smart products.  ...  Among the activities considered critical for IoT Product Development, the results revealed a great difficulty for the company to implement product monitoring actions.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the support of CNPq -National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (303936-2019-3) and CAPES -Coordination of Higher Education Personnel Improvement  ... 
doi:10.4322/pmd.2019.014 fatcat:rwm6ioosrvebvcfn5ysnr5zove

Smart design engineering: leveraging product design and development to exploit the benefits from the 4th industrial revolution

Marcus Vinicius Pereira Pessoa
2020 Design Science  
development process's (PDDP) key dimensions (procedures, people and tools); (ii) it maps the features' impact on PDDP's phases, thus providing practical direction for process improvement.  ...  In this context, smart design engineering is here defined as a methodology used during the analysis and design of a product or a system, which can be composed by hardware, software and/or services, and  ...  Design for smart collaboration It requires that smart products are designed to autonomously become aware of the other smart products the co-exist in the vicinity and set collaboration protocols.  ... 
doi:10.1017/dsj.2020.24 fatcat:5fmgcoqns5gg7m2qjzsnii6nwe

The future of manufacturing: a Delphi-based scenario analysis on Industry 4.0

Giovanna Culot, Guido Nassimbeni, Guido Orzes, Marco Sartor
2020 Technological forecasting & social change  
advanced robotics, and penetration of smart products.  ...  Eight scenarios provide a concise outlook on the range of possible futures.  ...  Acknowledgements The study was conducted in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group (BCG). BCG has been working  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2020.120092 pmid:32351256 pmcid:PMC7188659 fatcat:3rlafep5wzd57gnwnjlwqz3v2y

How do the technological capability and strategic flexibility of an organization impact its successful implementation of Industry 4.0? A qualitative viewpoint

Michael Sony, Jiju Antony, Olivia Mc Dermott
2022 Benchmarking : An International Journal  
The study also develops a framework for successful implementation of I 4.0.Practical implicationsThis study can be used by managers while implementing I 4.0 to devise a strategic roadmap for acquiring  ...  Besides, it will help the managers to consider the bidirectional relationship between technological capability and strategic flexibility while formulating I 4.0 strategy for successful implementation of  ...  to smart products."  ... 
doi:10.1108/bij-09-2021-0541 fatcat:ntveu36qgrctxpilbu5c3izjue

Organizational Learning Supported by Reference Architecture Models: Industry 4.0 Laboratory Study

Marco Nardello, Charles Møller, John Gøtze
2017 Complex Systems Informatics and Modeling Quarterly  
The wave of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) is bringing a new vision of the manufacturing industry. In manufacturing, one of the buzzwords of the moment is "Smart production".  ...  Smart production involves manufacturing equipment with many sensors that can generate and transmit large amounts of data.  ...  As a research facility for smart production, the Lab is literally a Learning Factory [22] .  ... 
doi:10.7250/csimq.2017-12.02 fatcat:54p5qd6jvjgltcrpmhdee6m3ia

Complying with the GDPR when vulnerable people use smart devices

Stanislaw Piasecki, Jiahong Chen
2022 International Data Protecion Law  
focuses on children and inherently vulnerable adults, and analyses how to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when the latter use smart products, with a particular focus on the UK  ...  not only for the latter but also for organizations developing and deploying smart devices. • This article argues in favour of protecting vulnerable people's data by design and default in every smart product  ...  can arise (for data controllers in terms of compliance child or a vulnerable adult uses a smart product.  ... 
doi:10.1093/idpl/ipac001 fatcat:bs52vlf3hrdstnpxrxxkshbeiu

Case Study for Product Development Innovation Based on Design Thinking Approach, Demonstrated by Smart Furniture Project

Emma Lógó, Vanda Orbulov
2020 Periodica polytechnica. Civil engineering  
Finally, the article makes a definite conclusion for demonstrating the design thinking mindset's experienced application, completed by the detailed evaluation of research questions based on empirical data  ...  The paper intends to demonstrate the functional role and application of methods provided by the design thinking mindset when the team should create an innovative product design concept in a multidiscipline  ...  Acknowledgment The research reported in this paper was supported by the "Smart office furniture for future generations" Program of the Ministry for National Economy in the frame of COMPETITIVE CENTRAL  ... 
doi:10.3311/ppci.17321 fatcat:exsvabm3ujdktlppsop3p5pwoy
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