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Industry 4.0 : The Future of Smart Factories

Shanthi. D. L
2018 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
A state-of-the-art for Industry 4.0 is presented here and the main cases are reported for establishing this framework.  ...  When Industry 4.0 is referred, safety, security, knowledge protection and privacy play a key role.  ...  Industry 4.0 is referred to as smart factory and rightly so. A.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2018.5318 fatcat:xffxptytjjc3nbmk67m2j4uacu

A Review on the Application of Blockchain for the Next Generation of Cybersecure Industry 4.0 Smart Factories [article]

Tiago M. Fernández-Caramés, Paula Fraga-Lamas
2019 arXiv   pre-print
This article focuses on analyzing the benefits and challenges that arise when using blockchain and smart contracts to develop Industry 4.0 applications.  ...  Industry 4.0 is a concept devised for improving the way modern factories operate through the use of some of the latest technologies, like the ones used for creating Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)  ...  BLOCKCHAIN-BASED INDUSTRY 4.0 APPLICATIONS Industry 4.0 technologies can benefit from the use of a blockchain, but its application also currently supposes a challenge in diverse aspects.  ... 
arXiv:1902.09604v1 fatcat:uvko5vb3gndffkdtjudq6prcrq

Advances in Sensor Technologies in the Era of Smart Factory and Industry 4.0

Tahera Kalsoom, Naeem Ramzan, Shehzad Ahmed, Masood Ur-Rehman
2020 Sensors  
traditional and smart factory systems, as well as the wide set of different sensor technologies associated with Industry 4.0.  ...  This paper identifies the different available sensor technologies of Industry 4.0, and identifies the differences between traditional and smart factories.  ...  While aspects of the smart factory have been successfully implemented in several key industries (e.g., the chemical industry), it has been found that there are technological, cost, and knowledge barriers  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20236783 pmid:33261021 fatcat:m5yi3bewnzhspokzkuzst6biia

Transition of SMEs Towards Smart Factories: Business Models and Concepts [chapter]

Vladimír Modrák, Zuzana Šoltysová
2021 Implementing Industry 4.0 in SMEs  
This chapter aims to analyse implementation success factors of Industry 4.0 especially from business models perspective, and also to address some features of human-centred manufacturing in terms of small  ...  AbstractWhen focusing on business models in the context of Industry 4.0 transformation, it is quite obvious that such models will need to adopt new businesses trends, such as mass customization, platform-based  ...  Acknowledgements This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 734713.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-70516-9_9 fatcat:cbmbudibgvet5l5snvv5lt6z3y

The Potential of Additive Manufacturing in the Smart Factory Industrial 4.0: A Review

Mehrshad Mehrpouya, Amir Dehghanghadikolaei, Behzad Fotovvati, Alireza Vosooghnia, Sattar S. Emamian, Annamaria Gisario
2019 Applied Sciences  
The last industrial revolution, namely industry 4.0, employs the integration of smart manufacturing systems and developed information technologies.  ...  This review paper is to organize a comprehensive study on AM technology and present the latest achievements and industrial applications.  ...  As shown in Figure 1 , smart factories represent a new generation of the production system in the concepts of industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing and support advanced technologies such as computerization  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9183865 fatcat:rklefi3znnhelf3o2cmtrx6ywy

A Review on the Application of Blockchain to the Next Generation of Cybersecure Industry 4.0 Smart Factories

Tiago M. Fernandez-Carames, Paula Fraga-Lamas
2019 IEEE Access  
This article focuses on analyzing the benefits and challenges that arise when using blockchain and smart contracts to develop Industry 4.0 applications.  ...  Industry 4.0 is a concept devised for improving the way modern factories operate through the use of some of the latest technologies, like the ones used for creating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT  ...  FIGURE 1 . 1 Main Industry 4.0 technologies. FIGURE 2 . 2 Evolution of the communications architecture: from modern factory to an Industry 4.0 smart factory.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2908780 fatcat:6z67pnnehbdxtgi2yob5v52zmq

Leveraging the Capabilities of Industry 4.0 for Improving Energy Efficiency in Smart Factories

Nader Mohamed, Jameela Al-Jaroodi, Sanja Lazarova-Molnar
2019 IEEE Access  
Introducing and utilizing smart techniques for the applications pertinent to manufacturing processes within the Industry 4.0 domain can offer many benefits for reducing energy consumption in smart factories  ...  The introduction of the concept of Industrial Internet in USA and Industry 4.0 in Europe offers many opportunities to reduce energy consumption in these factories.  ...  Manufacturing Industry 4.0 must have specific technological components connected and integrated to achieve the ''smart factory'' and ''intelligent production.''  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2897045 fatcat:pu4rkuqlzbh7pgivlmx6qj443u

Towards Identification of the Hierarchical Link between Industry 4.0, Smart Manufacturing and Smart Factory: Concept Cross-Comparison and Synthesis

Sarah El Hamdi, Mustapha Oudani, Abdellah Abouabdellah
2019 International Journal of Supply and Operations Management  
The purpose of the current research on one hand is to highlight the relation between I4.0, smart manufacturing and smart factory, and on the other hand to present a synthesis of Industry 4.0 national initiatives  ...  At the heart of this evolution is the emergence of the Industry 4.0 concept, which includes a key element that is intelligent production in factories of the future that can meet different obstacles.  ...  Smart Factory: Concept and Challenges Smart Factory definition "Smart factories constitute a key feature of "Industry 4.0".  ... 
doi:10.22034/2019.3.4 doaj:4df9cac02cc24029bba00f184239beaa fatcat:acusah5iwnh4tlgnneavgkpgty

Prospects of Wireless Energy-Aware Sensors for Smart Factories in the Industry 4.0 Era

Olfa Kanoun, Sabrine Khriji, Slim Naifar, Sonia Bradai, Ghada Bouattour, Ayda Bouhamed, Dhouha El Houssaini, Christian Viehweger
2021 Electronics  
Based on the existing technologies, energy aware WSNs can nowadays be realized for many applications in smart factories.  ...  This review provides an overview of the potential of energy aware WSNs for industrial applications and shows relevant techniques for realizing a sustainable energy supply based on energy harvesting and  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics10232929 fatcat:ipyeotrv7bhopdaetvmjt6vb7q

Economic, Social Impacts and Operation of Smart Factories in Industry 4.0 Focusing on Simulation and Artificial Intelligence of Collaborating Robots

Benotsmane, Kovács, Dudás
2019 Social Sciences  
Smart Factory is a complex system that integrates the main elements of the Industry 4.0 concept (e.g., autonomous robots, Internet of Things, and Big data).  ...  The purpose of the study is not only the introduction of the concept and operation of the Smart Factories, but at the same time to show the application of Simulation and Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods  ...  Funding: This research was funded by "Younger and Renewing University-Innovative Knowledge Cityinstitutional development of the University of Miskolc aiming at intelligent specialization" project, grant  ... 
doi:10.3390/socsci8050143 fatcat:cdlgqijqyjh6pdz646neuga7oa

Energy Infrastructure of the Factory as a Virtual Power Plant: Smart Energy Management [chapter]

Eva M. Urbano, Víctor Martínez Viol
2020 New Trends in the Use of Artificial Intelligence for the Industry 4.0  
Smart energy factories are crucial for the development of upcoming energy markets in which emissions, energy use and network congestions are to be decreased.  ...  The virtual power plant (VPP) can be implemented in an industrial site with the aim of minimizing costs, emissions and total energy usage.  ...  Introduction Industry 4.0 is normally understood as smart factories where automation, digitalization, Internet of Things (IoT), cognitive computing and others are used.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.88861 fatcat:gxkbmfyhuvb4lcjnrkucvjj2qm

Trends in Smart Manufacturing: Role of Humans and Industrial Robots in Smart Factories

Linn D. Evjemo, Tone Gjerstad, Esten I. Grøtli, Gabor Sziebig
2020 Current Robotics Reports  
Purpose of Review This paper provides an overview of the role of humans and robots in smart factories, their connection to Industry 4.0, and which progress they make when it comes to related technologies  ...  Recent Findings The current study shows that a decade was not enough to provide a reference implementation or application of Industry 4.0, like smart factories.  ...  Manufacturing in Smart Factories Manufacturing in smart factories has a great potential in case of personalized products, because of the combination of lowcost prices, like in mass production, and still  ... 
doi:10.1007/s43154-020-00006-5 fatcat:vjn6bczqy5ellno567pj7jwdfy

Intelligent Robotics in Smart-Factories during the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Avishay David, Pavlov Veselin, Pavlova Galia, Kashi Guy
2019 International Journal of Robotic Engineering  
The application of intelligent and colubrious robots has its own place in evolved industrialization. These are smart factories and plants.  ...  In the present work, a model suitable for universalization and intellectualization is considered according to the latest scientific, digital, technological, discoveries, human biology and machine training  ...  Technologically it is applicable in the industrial production which will bring the application of the smart factories in our time. ligence and the integration in more aspects of life will need new equipment  ... 
doi:10.35840/2631-5106/4117 fatcat:utqz673sxrcthii2k65rnrcrle

Industry 4.0

Harald Schöning
2018 it - Information Technology  
, and Peter Fettke in their paper "Business Process Management for Industry 4.0 -Three Application cases in the DFKI-Smart-Lego-Factory".  ...  They identify typical challenges from Industry 4.0 scenarios and assess the applicability of blockchain concepts to these scenarios.  ... 
doi:10.1515/itit-2018-0015 fatcat:ca3czixueffrrh2kdx6k5wychm


Saša Zupan Korže
2019 Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences  
The fourth Industrial revolution has affected all disciplines, economies and industries. Technology, the key enabler for Industry 4.0, also has a tremendous influence on tourism.  ...  The study supports the Tourism 4.0 to become a global paradigm and contributes to the body of literature on technological changes in tourism.  ...  In this case, Smart Tourism 4.0 is an initiative of the | 37 about the transition of tourism to Tourism 4.0 and the use of technologies of Industry 4.0 in the context of tourism.  The second is of Starc  ... 
doi:10.12959/issn.1855-0541.iiass-2019-no3-art3 fatcat:5oehhtjmwjborg7pc3vusuhysi
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