Posts Tagged ‘Industry 4.0’

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With Gamification for Industry 4.0 at the IT Excellence Forum

Once again, Centigrade will be present at the IT Excellence Forum with a program contribution. On September 14th and 15th, IT managers from medium-sized businesses and large companies will meet in Frankfurt/Oberursel to discuss the latest trends and technologies of the industry.
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UX & Game Thinking: Game Changer for the Car Industry?

On December, 12th 2018, I listened to an interview with Dr. Carsten Breitfeld, a world-renowned expert in electric mobility, and the co-founder & CEO of the company BYTON which aims at turning the car into a next-generation smart device. He was a guest at the ‘Der Flaneur’ Podcast (German only), live from the Websummit conference […]
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Digitization and User Experience – Why Smart Manufacturing redefines who is how talking with whom.

First of all: Industry 4.0 has a lot to do with technology, computers, software, machines, the Internet and intelligent data analysis. These relationships are not unknown, but have been decisive in the industry over the last 30-40 years. We remember how the computer (often a 286 AT) pushed the mechanical typewriter out of the office […]
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About Automation and User Centered Design – Interfaces at SEW EURODRIVE’s Hannover Messe booth 2017

Hannover Messe 2017 – Enterprises present their new technological miracles: robots that can play the drums, robots that play table tennis, robots that move like animals, 3D printers, VR worlds and AR glasses that combine the digital and physical world. Let us be honest, as visitors of the exhibition, we are, of course, entertained but […]
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How playful do you like it? Motivation and Potentials through Gamification and Serious Games

Lately, I have been asked more frequently, when Gamification will emancipate from its role as a niche topic and reach mainstream. Since mid-2016, I am sure, that we find ourselves just in the phase of emancipation of this topic and I would like to reveal, why this is my opinion. During the last year, the […]
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Digitalization – serious monkey business

Imagine that you are chosen to handle digitalization for your company. Of course, you hear the talk of heads of politics and business ringing in your ear. You have quite possibly already visited trade shows loudly promising digital transformation and industry 4.0, but delivering very little on the matter. What’s the reason for this letdown? […]
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WatchOut: Smartwatch meets Industry 4.0

2015 was an important year for smartwatches. Following the release of the Apple Watch in April sales figures for wearables increased strongly (see: IDC). It seems obvious that smartwatches, at least in the consumer market, are on the rise – but what added value do users see in a smartwatch, and in which everyday situations […]
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Machine motivates User: Gamification in the Industry 4.0

Is gamification compatible with Industry 4.0? There is only one way to find out: To create a realistic setup. At the Hannover Messe we had the chance to do just that.
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Industry 4.0: Gamification in the area of industrial production

A few months ago we discussed the challenges and potentials of gamification and the process of implementing gamification methods. We pointed out that an extensive analysis of the existing processes and well adapted gamification mechanisms increase the chances of success – for instance to optimize the efficiency of a process or raise the employee satisfaction. […]

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