The Internet of Things, Industry 4.0 and Smart Production – even if the name varies, it is always about the seamless connection of the digital and real worlds.
From refrigerators to streetlights – every “thing” will soon be networked. Even today, almost every electronic device is able to communicate with the Internet. The digital world is an integral part of our lives.
Digitization is triggering rapid developments – for example, in genetics and nanotechnology as well as in robotics. These advancements are laying the foundation for a revolution that will be all-embracing. Digitally networked processes in Industry 4.0 will make it possible to manufacture products at a low cost in a manner that is more flexible, energy-efficient, resource-saving and customized.
"We have recently acquired six KUKA robots for our Controls and Robotics Lab at the University of Toronto. Not only we are very impressed with the quality and performance of the units, but we are also very pleased with the level of service and professionalism we encountered from AYVA. They have provided a continuous channel through which we could interface with KUKA and fulfill our technical demands from the time of procurement, thorough to installation, training of personnel and commissioning. It has been a textbook case on how to support laboratory work in higher education."
Bruno Korst, P.Eng.
Director, Teaching Labs - ECE
University of Toronto