Hannover Messe 2016: Industry 4.0, Automation, and Digitalization

At the end of April, Auriga’s experts participated in the 2016 edition of the world’s leading trade fair for industrial technology, Hannover Messe 2016, held in Hannover, Germany. The event included five action-packed days of applications-oriented forums, special conferences, riveting panel discussions, and remarkable presentations of high-caliber speakers from business, research, and government.

Hannover Messe 2016 gathered over 190,000 professional visitors and more than 5,200 exhibitors from 75 countries, including the EU member states, Russia, China, and the USA as this year’s Partner Country. The event provided a great platform for companies to discuss the latest trends in the field, exchange inspiring ideas, and make lucrative deals. According to the organizers, more than 5 million business contracts were signed at the trade show.

The exhibition was divided into five sections: Industrial Automation, Digital Factory, Energy, Industrial Supply, and Research & Technology. The fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, with interoperability being one of its key principles, was the focus of many discussions and presentations. The automation and digitalization of industry, the concept of machine learning, and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) attracted a great deal of attention.

The organizers estimate that over 400 innovative technologies and specific application examples were showcased at the event. Augmented reality industrial wearables, industrial asset management and optimization solutions, predictive maintenance applications, and machine learning algorithms were of special interest to Auriga’s experts.

Sergey Berezko, Head of Auriga’s European Branch, commented on the event:

Hannover Messe is the world’s biggest industrial and manufacturing trade fair, and we are very pleased to have the opportunity to take part in it. This is where we can see the latest exciting developments and outstanding solutions first-hand, explore all the key trends, and discover new issues early on.

The event is also a great place for business networking, meeting industry gurus, and sharing experience. Here, we realize that Auriga’s wide area of expertise encompassing, among others, mobile solutions, cloud services, and IoT can be valuable for many businesses that want to stay one step ahead of the market.

With more than 25 years’ experience in professional software development, Auriga is a dynamic company focused on innovation. As a leader of the software development outsourcing market, it is regularly highly ranked in the Global Outsourcing 100 and Global Services 100 lists.

In the last few years, Auriga’s engineers have performed various projects for automotive, mobile, energy-preserving, robotics, IoT, and cloud domains and presented a number of sophisticated solutions aimed at creating smarter business processes.

In 2014, for instance, Auriga’s team developed the new generation of energy audit tools. Currently, Auriga’s engineers are working on the implementation of gas detection devices and docking stations for oil platforms and oil refinement plants.

More information about the services offered by Auriga is available on our website: http://auriga.com.