By 2023, manufacturers will reduce onsite personnel by 30%, utilizing machine vision and AR/VR to scale offsite expertise to onsite, delivering engineering and maintenance support from anywhere.
Also known as Industry 4.0 or industrial IoT, smart manufacturing enables manufactures to maximize the yield from existing production capabilities and develop the next generation of production capabilities necessary to compete in a digital economy. IDC Manufacturing Insights advises manufacturers how to leverage technology across strategic asset management, resilient lean, and quality in order to thrive in the digital economy.
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