Travel through the land that leads the world in robotics engineering. We accompany Toshimitsu Kawano. He sells German technology to Japanese firms to better connect their factories with one another. Japan is playing catch-up with Industry 4.0.
The Chinese government believes that it can become the top tech nation in the world sooner rather than later. Some milestones have already been met with more in sight as China looks to surpass the US, Japan and Korea.
A machine-tool maker called DMG Mori has its headquarters in Iga. What's special about the company is that it's working on the next generation of industrial machines - the 'Industry 4.0' generation.
Drive an eCar? So you know your AC from your DC, then. What about your CHAdeMO and CCS? Or is yours a Tesla? There are so many standards for EV charging, it's as if the industry wants to make life complicated.
For years, investment in digital infrastructure has been urged in Germany, with business leaders saying the country risks being left behind. But is Europe’s powerhouse really so unprepared for the digital revolution?
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