Humans in production – supported by mobile IT

Providing information and data appropriately in the immediate production environment and at factory level: Industry 4.0 applications find their way into industrial production. Solutions are being developed and tested at Fraunhofer IWU.

Appropriate data and information presentation

  • Provision of data concerning energy, process and quality, depending upon role, location and time
  • Optimal visualization of complex content on mobile end devices
  • Mobile assistance for human-machine interaction

Support for making decisions during production monitoring

  • Mobile ad hoc data collection to support decision-making
  • Support of energy-sensitive planning and control due to forecasting methods for energy consumption
  • Mobile assessment of the energy efficiency of production processes