How 5G Technologies Will Shape a Digitized Manufacturing Ecosystem

Posted: July 12, 2021

Sebastian Elmgren, portfolio manager of smart manufacturing at Ericsson, a 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) company founded in 1876 in Stockholm, Sweden, outlines the most common information and emerging communication technologies powered by 5G and IoT platforms that are considered priorities for adoption by manufacturers. Cellular technology will play a pivotal role in solving falling productivity, supply chain disruptions, the skills gap and customers’ rising expectations for customization in factories. 

Ericsson has been at the forefront of enabling the industry’s digital transformation and has unveiled an array of partnerships with Audi, ABB and BMW to reach new milestones. They’re also accelerating 5G deployment with their Smart Factory in Texas – recognized by the World Economic Forum as a global front runner in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Keywords: Industry 4.0, 5G, IoT platforms