- News & Events
The Internet of Things is the main engine of innovation in industry and the mechanical engineering sector. The objective is to connect intelligent products worldwide, to make them clearly identifiable and locatable anywhere anytime in order to self-organize the communication of single machines, manufacturing lines or factories.
The Internet of Things does not only influence the communication between the products but also significantly the communication between people, product and machine. How will be the communication of a product with the end-user, service-personnel, mechanical in such a digital highly interconnected environment in future? How will be placed at disposal the future product, service, information, as well as technical data and operating information? What does Industry 4.0 mean for the product communication? It requires that each product carry within itself all information for the product communication!
The lecture of Fischer Computertechnik FCT AG and Bosch Thermotechnik illuminates which challenges and chances The Internet of Things offers for the technical and marketing documentation in order to position modern and smart products on the market and to make all information available anywhere anytime to different target groups. Jerome Leicht, Head of Product Documentation International of Bosch Thermotechnik, presented various solution concepts, initial experiences and real practical examples.
Changes, effects and new possibilities offered by intelligent products via The Internet of Things were analyzed. New communication structures are required for their use, the technical documentation will change fundamentally. There will be new access possibilities for the whole product communication grouped together as product communication 4.0.
Dr. Walter Fischer, CEO of Fischer Computertechnik FCT AG, and Jerome Leicht, Head of Product Documentation International of Bosch Thermotechnik GmbH, presented initial practical experience
The 1st Wissensmanagement-Tage for Industry and Production 4.0 offered a platform for innovative solutions and smart products focusing Industry 4.0
Fischer Computertechnik FCT AG – 30 years' experience – is a solution provider for innovative product communication. The software company situated in Radolfzell (Lake Constance) develops the content management system TIM 4.0 with DITA for creating sophisticated product documentation easily and gladly. In addition, the specialist for machinery and plant engineering offers innovative solutions for SAP/ERP-integration as well as for the creation of marketing documents with integrated Media Asset Management and PIM-system. So, you are well-equipped for the mobile documentation and the distribution of information vie the Content Delivery Portal – according to the motto "All information anywhere anytime" – as well as for the international cooperation for Internet of Things.
Fischer Computertechnik FCT AG is among the TOP 100 innovators of German medium-sized enterprises in 2012. More than 200 customers trust in TIM, especially in the machinery and plant engineering sector. Alstom, Bosch, Claas, DMG MORI, Dräger, Festool, Herrenknecht, Kärcher, Koenig & Bauer, MTU, Rosenbauer, Stihl and other market leaders use TIM. Become a TIM-Player as well!