TECHNOLOGY – What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

What is the Fourth Industrial Revolution? According to Wikipedia, “The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is the fourth major industrial era since the initial Industrial Revolution of the 18th century. It is characterized by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres, collectively referred to as cyber-physical systems.”

 
 

The Fourth Industrial Revolution includes emerging technology such as roboticsartificial intelligencenanotechnologyquantum computingbiotechnology, the Internet of Things, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), decentralized consensus, fifth-generation wireless technologies (5G)additive manufacturing/3D printing and fully autonomous vehicles.

 
 

CNBC’s Elizabeth Schulze explains the Fourth Revolution – watch the short video below:-