Analysis Of Automation And The Future Of The Auto Transportation Industry

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An Analysis of Automation and the Future of the Auto Transportation Industry

Time and time again advancements in technology have assisted the evolution of mankind. Since Neanderthals began using stone instead of wood, and once again when ancient civilization began to use forging techniques and experimenting with different metals. This advancement continued into the 19th century when Europe and the United States went through the industrial revolution. The last revolution we went through was the computer revolution. Since computers have become more and more prevalent since their earliest forms in the early 20th century, they have taken over the world. Increasingly since their implementation, they have been used in every possible industry the world has. The factor that technology brings to society is increased capability and possibility. Computations that used to take men hours can now be done in milliseconds by the even the most average computer. With every single evolution of technology into industry, manpower has become more and more removed from the equation. So what is the next technological revolution in store for us? Well, it’s actually here, and it’s been here for a while, and it can be summed up in one word.
Automation is defined as, “the use of largely automatic equipment in a system of manufacturing or other production process”. Automation has also been given the name of Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0, is the current trend of automation and data exchange…

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