LiFi use cases and demonstration scenarios for Smart Manufacturing

LiFi is a promising technology approach for smart manufacturing providing wireless and reliable data communication. The research project ELIOT aims to demonstrate the possibilities and advantages in manifold areas. The focus of this talk is on smart manufacturing, highlighting future use cases and evaluation scenarios.


What drives you?

Communication is one tool for efficient production, data exchange and data analysis is an important aspect of future production. Therefore, we are evaluating potential solutions regarding performance and costs.

Why should the delegate attend your presentation?

We are working on a real-life evaluation of LiFi for smart manufacturing, we are introducing the scenarios and use cases.

What emerging technologies/trends do you see as having the greatest potential in the short and long run?

Data gathering and analysis is one of the most important steps in the near future, creating transparency regarding processes and performance in manufacturing and therefore enabling the optimization. This paves the way for increased automation and higher output.

Daniel Behnke is Head of Corporate Factory IT & Technologies at Weidmüller Interface GmbH & Co. KG. Daniel Behnke will speak at the 2021 edition of the Online Li-Fi Conference.

About Weidmüller Interface GmbH & Co. KG

As experienced experts we support our customers and partners around the world with products, solutions and services in the industrial environment of power, signal and data.

Be it automobile manufacturing, electricity production or water management – hardly any of today’s industries can do without electronics and electrical connectivity. In this internationalised, technologically changing world, the complexity of requirements is rapidly increasing due to the emergence of new markets. New, more varied challenges have to be overcome, and the solutions to them will not be found in high-tech products alone. Connectivity is the key, whether it involves power, signals and data, demands and solutions or theory and practice. Industrial Connectivity needs connections. And that’s precisely what we stand for.

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