Changes in the need for digitization during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • 1 Faculty of Mechanical Engineering – Technical University of Košice, Slovakia


The digitization and automation of production and logistics technology as part of Industry 4.0 bring many positive aspects. They create the conditions for expanding production capacities, enforcing in a competitive environment by increasing productivity and quality of produced products, new opportunities and new customers, replacing people in dangerous operations and events. This paper deals with the changing perception of the need for digitization brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.



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