Imagine being able to order a machine in a factory to make you a personalized product, all from the comfort of your own home. That is just one of the possibilities offered by so-called Industry 4.0 – the world’s fourth industrial revolution.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has opened the world's biggest industrial fair. Poland is the partner nation of the fair that also seeks to allay fears from technological advances associated with Industry 4.0.
Robots have descended upon the world's largest industrial fair by the hundreds. But the big question that reverberates through the trade floor is this: Will fellow robots steal my job?
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Is this innovation at the Hanover Fair, Germany's high-tech industrial trade fair? It's bums in skirts and beards in suits in every hall. The sexual stereotypes are looking very tired, let alone the exhibits.
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