Industry 4.0 or Industrie 4.0

Industry 4.0 refers to the promise of connecting the digital and the physical worlds through smart factories. Thanks to the emergence of cyber-physical systems, the internet of things, and cloud computing, some experts believe we are on the brink of a fourth industrial revolution. All of these technologies fall under the umbrella of Industry 4.0, which refers to the recent trend toward automation and data exchange in manufacturing.