The goal of Industry 4.0 is to fully integrate the communication process used in manufacturing to improve the efficiency of factories through: The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), industrial automation, data exchange and manufacturing technologies.
Benefits of Industry 4.0 and IIoT:
- Complete integration into overall industrial communication systems
- Easy sensor replacement
- Eliminates manual parameter settings
- Continuous data monitoring and status diagnostics
- Increased uptime
Comtrol Corporation has created an IO-Link Master series to help enable Industry 4.0. Comtrol consistently pursues advancing their IO-Link Master series as the fourth industrial revolution progresses.
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