Industry 4.0 is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things and cloud computing. Industry 4.0 creates what has been called a “smart factory”.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is the ongoing automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices, using modern smart technology.
Machine-to-machine communication and industrial internet of things (IIoT) are integrated to ensure high level of automation, communication and self-monitoring so that issues can be analyzed without the need for human intervention