From AGVs to holistic process monitoring and
Buzzwords merging 5G and Industry 4.0 technology
swarm articles and statements, but how realistic
is the image portrayed by media and technology suppliers?
Can 5G really boost value creation in the manufacturing industry?
“Industrial 5G opens the door to the comprehensive, wireless networking of production, maintenance, and logistics. High data rates, reliable and powerful broadband transmission, and ultra–short latencies will enable a significant boost in efficiency and flexibility in industrial value creation.”
Klaus Helmrich, member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG
"The installation of a local 5G network will make the networking of all plant and machinery in the factories of Mercedes-Benz Cars even more intelligent and thus more efficient in the future. This opens up completely new opportunities for production.“
Jörg Burzer Member of the Divisional Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain