i4.0 Industrial Revolution

Revolution is by its nature disruptive, and Industry 4.0 is no different from its predecessors.

Industry 1.0

The introduction of steam and water power replaced traditional sources such as human and animal with mechanical machines.

This process began the industrialisation and provided the foundations for the second Industrial Revolution.

Industry 2.0

The introduction of electrical energy created the foundations for mass production.

The implementation of this technology created the division between higher performing machined production and human Labour.

Industry 3.0

Through the use of electronic and IT systems the 3rd Industrial Revolution pathed the way for automation in the production process.

Industry 4.0

The 4th industrial revolution is the coming together of cyber and physical networks with the goal to create truly autonomous systems.