TECHNOLOGICAL BASIS OF “INDUSTRY 4.0”
The digitalization efforts of the industry has initialised several scenarios at the industrial company level. It had started at the beginning of the 3rd Industrial Revolution, and by now we may remember some good or best practices, while also can remember experienced pitfalls and bottlenecks. Since the past 3 years has demonstrated the world-wide push for the 4th Industrial Revolution driven technology adoption, new questions ought to be answered by politicians, national economy decision-makers, scientists and ecosystem partners from all areas and sectors. Hungary had experienced both success stories and drawbacks from the past of industrial automation efforts. The present status of the Hungarian National INDUSTRY4.0 Technology Platform is summarized with the agenda of the freshly formed working groups. Some comments and messages have been selected regarding the robotics topics, as seen from the international opinions. The future plans are strategic in their nature, they ought to raise the innovation and profitability of the Hungarian national ecosystem. With national and international project partners, actions are taken to escort, to coach, to push and to drive more industrial SME-s to become winners in the course of the 4th Industrial Revolution. The paper introduces the main aspects of the platform, and their description parts were prepared by the experts in MTA SZTAKI, who planned, constructed and defined the details.