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5G-Enabled Car Factories

The Daimler Factory 56 Reimagines the Design of the Automobile Factory

— November 17, 2018 — Autos
One can imagine how different the factories of the future will look, but the newly announced Factory 56 from Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler shows off just what's in store.

Putting connectivity front and center, the factory is completely outfitted with a 5G network that allows for an enhanced workflow for both machines and human employees. The whole factory is built on the ideal of flexibility to allow for changes to be made on the fly or increase production as required to keep it ready for the future without losing sight on the needs of today.

The Daimler Factory 56 will also use a CO2-neutral energy source to make it one of the more eco-friendly factories out there with solar panels on the green roof to boot.
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