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IIT Kanpur Techkriti 2019 to Host Industry 4.0 Technical Summit

Published: | February 09, 2019
IIT Kanpur Techkriti 2019 to Host Industry 4.0 Technical Summit

With an aim to bring a glimpse of the fourth industrial revolution or ‘Industry 4.0’, IIT Kanpur is hosting a technical summit, i.e., Industry 4.0 as a part of its annual fest ‘Techkriti 2019’.

Technology is taking a new shape every day, as the world is witnessing fourth industrial revolution or ‘Industry 4.0’. The industrial revolution has transited into a digital phase in recent years, and it is necessary for everyone to understand the digital phase of the industrial revolution. With an aim to bring a glimpse of the fourth industrial revolution or ‘Industry 4.0’, IIT Kanpur is hosting a technical summit, i.e., Industry 4.0 as a part of its annual fest ‘Techkriti 2019’.

Components of Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 comprises of four major components namely –

Cyber-Physical Systems - Cyber-Physical system is an arrangement of computation, networking and physical processes. The system defines cyber and physical entities and the collaboration between the same through Facebook loops. Applications of the cyber-physical system include power generation and distribution, traffic controls, medicine and automotive systems.

Internet of Things (IoT) – On the other hand, Internet of Things (IoT) is termed as a computational concept that describes the idea of regular/everyday physical objects being connected to the internet and being able to identify themselves to other objects. As business and consumers are adopting smart technology on a massive scale, IoT is playing a vital role in the fourth industrial revolution.

Cloud Computing – Cloud computing is an emerging concept that plays a significant role in accessing data and programs over the internet instead of one’s computer hard drive. Cloud computing offers huge flexibility in its resources, and the concept has attracted business and industries in the phase of the fourth industrial revolution.

Cognitive Computing – Cognitive computing is an important concept, which is used to simulate the human thought process in a computerized model. In simple words, Cognitive Computing mimics the way in which the human brain works. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an emerging concept in this domain.

The above components of Industry 4.0 play a dominant role in forming a ‘smart factory’.

With an objective to recognize the groundbreaking technological revolution, IIT Kanpur’s Techkriti 2019 is set to host a technical summit, which is being organized for the first time in India. Industry 4.0 at IIT Kanpur Techkriti 2019 will be a promising technical extravaganza. The technical summit is spread over three days that comprises of talks, panel discussions and workshops. Various eminent personalities will deliver a talk on for components of Industry 4.0’.

Eminent Personalities and Talks at Industry 4.0 Technical Summit of IIT Kanpur

The following are the renowned tech giants who are going to deliver a talk on any of the components of ‘Industry 4.0’ at IIT Kanpur Techkriti 4.0’ –

  • Shailendra Kumar, VP Chief Evangelist, SAP Labs
  • Rahul Tyagi, Co-Founder, Lucideus
  • Utpal Chakraborty, AI Head, Yes Bank
  • Amol Kodag, Engineering Leader, Eaton India
  • Anjali Joshi, VP Product Management, Google Inc

The following are the workshops that will be organized as a part of the Industry 4.0 technical summit –

  • Cloud Computing Workshop to be organized by NetApp
  • Blockchain to be organized by HSBC
  • Deep Visual Learning to be organized by MathWorks

The Industry 4.0 technical summit at IIT Kanpur Techkriti 2019 will be held on March 08, 09 & 10, 2019. Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for the latest updates on IIT Kanpur Techkriti 4.0.

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