Apple does it again: How the tech gigant is revolutionising our behaviour

Apple Siri

On Tuesday, Apple was once again holding its annual developer conference WWDC and presented its latest innovations. Two weeks ago, we reported on another tech giant’s developer event: Google I/O. In April, Facebook announced updates for its social network. All these events have one thing in common: that artificial intelligence in general and voice user interfaces in particular seem to be one of the major tech revolutions coming in the next few years.

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Industry 4.0: The Next Industrial Revolution

Streamlining production, increasing efficiency and decreasing costs of operation are top priorities for all companies. The advent of technology and the astounding developments that have and continue to take place are assisting businesses in achieving precisely these goals. The first industrial revolution evolved our labour force by mobilizing the mechanization of production through water and steam power. The second granted us mass production through electric power and following this, the third brought IT and electronics into the workplace to further automate the production process. In 2011, in Hannover, Germany, the computerization of manufacturing was demonstrated as the next industrial revolution and dubbed “Industry 4.0”. The industry of the future is here today.

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