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June 29, 2016updated 22 Sep 2016 12:28pm

What is automation?

This is what Industry 4.0 is all about.


Automation is used to reduce human intervention as much as possible. It uses control systems to operate machinery.

Automation is mostly used on factory floors, but the technology is now starting to reach out to the wider world.

It is being used in manufacturing, transportation, utilities, defence, facility operations, home, marketing and the list continues.

There are different types of automation, including discrete control, continuous control, open and closed loop, sequential control, and computer control.

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