This section includes articles about cutting-edge research, new products that could impact RFID systems and about creative uses of RFID technology.
- The Industrial Revolution: The Top Trends and Takeaways from Hannover Messe 2019
Published April 2019
ABI Research examines several industrial transformative technologies, including 5G, additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, robotics, the Industrial Internet of Things, the intelligent supply chain, location technologies, smart manufacturing platforms and more. (12 pages)
- Industry 4.0: Redefining How Mid-Market Manufacturers Derive and Deliver Value
Published March 2019
Industry 4.0 calls into question the definition of manufacturing, blurring the lines between tangible and intangible, digital and physical, product and service, and redefining how manufacturers derive and deliver value. According to BDO's "Middle Market Industry 4.0 Benchmarking Survey," however, only 5 percent of middle-market manufacturers are implementing an Industry 4.0 strategy. This report outlines various technologies manufacturers use or plan to use, including the Internet of Things. (36 pages)