Join us on the 15th April at 2pm CET and 1pm BST to learn more about The Future of Smart Manufacturing and how this is impacted by digitalization and IIOT. During this 90-minute webinar, we will be joined by leading industry experts from Bosch, Computacenter and pureLiFi who will be outlining some of the latest technologies which can help to improve the processes and boost performance within the manufacturing supply chain.

With over 30 years of operational excellence and proven track record, Getac has become one of the leading rugged computing manufacturers across the world; supplying solutions to a diverse range of sectors spanning from Public Safety and Oil and Gas, right through to, Automotive and Industrial Manufacturing. Proud to combat customer challenges, Getac offers complete hardware, software and accessory solutions as part of its Getac Select range for the industrial manufacturing industry:


14:00 CET


Getac open the webinar by introducing the speakers and providing an overview of the agenda.
Jennifer Plouvier-Leupers / EMEA Marketing Director at Getac

14:05 CET

Getac – Exploring the digitalization of the Manufacturing sector

Introduction to Getac along with an exploration of the key challenges and issues faced within the manufacturing industry. The presentation will follow with an overview of IIOT trends within the Manufacturing sector and follow-on with a discussion of Getac hardware, software and service solutions. This session will conclude with a demonstration of Getac’s Virtual Manufacturing platform.
James Mann / Enterprise Business Development Manager at Getac UK Ltd UK, Ireland and Nordic region

14:30 CET

Bosch – Achieving operational excellence by digitalization

Introduction to Bosch and Bosch Industry Consulting, followed by an overview of the Bosch approach of successfully implementing Industry 4.0. The session will conclude with a series of project examples and use cases.
Dr. Uwe Steinkoetter / Senior Partner and Global Head of Bosch Industry Consulting

14:50 CET

pureLiFi – LiFi: Enable new connectivity with light.

LiFi technology can enable unparalleled security and reliable connectivity in RF hostile and complex manufacturing environments. PureLiFi will talk about how LiFi can enable new use cases and overcome challenges associated with using Radio Frequencies in manufacturing environments. LiFi uses light rather than radio frequencies to transmit data offering high speeds, low latency, and highly secure wireless communications for both internet access and M2M communications. LiFi products and technologies offered by pureLiFi can enable manufacturing environments to save time, reduce errors and increase productivity and security.
Dr. Nikola Serafimovski: / VP Standardisation & Business Development, pureLiFi

15:10 CET

Computacenter – The capabilities of rugged devices for Manufacturing and IIOT

The presentation will start with an introduction of Computacenter and the Digital Factory Proposition. Following this, there will be an exploration of the five Digital Factory solutions: Industrial Networks, Analytics, Security, IOT Platforms and Workplace. Marco Jacob will then provide a deep-dive into the Industrial Workplace and explore the service offering provided by Computacenter e.g. Battledays which help to compare rugged vs consumer devices and presentation of supporting use cases. The presentation will conclude with an outline of Battleday results: rugged tablets/ notebooks for several use cases
Marco Jacob / Solution Manager Industrial Iot

15:30 CET

Q&A followed by wrap-up

Q&A session followed by a concluding wrap-up.


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