Manufacturing stays a step ahead with 5G

HOW MANUFACTURING
STAYS A STEP AHEAD WITH 5G

IMPROVING MANUFACTURING STARTS HERE

Ultra-responsive, ultra-fast 5G will untether cobots from their cables for more streamlined production, provide frontline workers virtual guidance to accelerate repairs, and enable automated guided vehicles to service more locations. In a business that lives by seconds and cents, 5G will make the smart factory even more responsive and cost efficient.

5G HQ Spotlight Series: Manufacturing

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SPOTLIGHT SERIES

5G in manufacturing.

Futurist and innovation expert Scott Amyx sits down with industry experts Dirck Schou and Jon Edwards to explore the critical role 5G plays in transforming the manufacturing industry. Check back; event replay coming soon.

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Advantages now and next: A new era of manufacturing.

The connected smart factory is more cost-efficient, productive, safe, and sustainable than you might realize. And it all starts with the right network.

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Industry insights

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5G enables innovation for human- and machine-focused applications.

TechTarget shares how 5G can support a variety of use cases to further digital transformation initiatives and enable competitive advantage.

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How 5G delivers critical advantages across the manufacturing chain.

From improved logistics and warehouse management to augmented reality and factory automation, there are ample reasons to explore the fifth generation of cellular connectivity.

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The key to unlocking emerging IoT use cases.

High-bandwidth, low-latency 5G is poised to unlock an increasingly reliable and efficient Internet of Things needed to expand Industry 4.0.

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The recipe for a more agile, data-driven food industry.

Food manufacturers face unprecedented pressure to increase flexibility and responsiveness to meet demand. 5G is part of the answer.

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Building more resilient operations with 5G.

Evolving customer demands. Supply chain issues. The need for ongoing process improvements. IDC explores these challenges among others and how 5G can lay the foundation for future-readiness.

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5 ways 5G will revolutionize efficiency in manufacturing.

From improving predictive maintenance to making autonomous guided vehicles more practical, the right connectivity for Industry 4.0 is here.

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How 5G is fueling innovation now and next in manufacturing.

Who couldn’t benefit from increased efficiency, optimized systems, and improved productivity and safety? See for yourself why 5G supports these outcomes, now and in the future.

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5G’s role in driving manufacturing use cases and outcomes.

To achieve a balance between efficiency and resiliency, leading manufacturers are focused on the right connectivity to accelerate insights. Here, IDC shares relevant research and key considerations.

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