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Converging 5G and IoT: A faster path to smart manufacturing

Converging 5G and IoT: A path to smart manufacturing

Accelerating business through the adoption of digital technologies to enable i4.0

Donald Matthew

National Sector Leader, Industrial Manufacturing

KPMG in Canada


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Many manufacturers are seeking to accelerate their business through the adoption of digital technologies, enabling the fourth industrial revolution (i4.0).

Technologies such as autonomous robots and big data analytics are enabling companies to make the leap to smart, data-driven flexible manufacturing. Manufacturers need to develop and implement an effective transformation strategy to adopt these technologies and avoid losing ground to their competitors.

This article examines two vital components of such a strategy:

  • the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • the fifth generation of wireless technologies (5G)

Companies that are leading the integration of these technologies into their digital strategies will have the opportunity to reap huge rewards.

Download the full report to learn more about the full scope of benefits adopting these technologies could bring and how best to capitalize on the opportunities.

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