£40M Research Center Supports Metrology in Industry 4.0 | Engineering.com

Metrology is an integral part of the fourth industrial revolution. With manufacturers facing waves of big data as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) ramps up and factories get smarter, the demand for higher levels of accuracy and precision is all the more pressing.

Fortunately, the need for metrology has not gone unnoticed. The University of Huddersfield recently launched a £40-million metrology research center which aims to play a crucial role in the fourth industrial revolution.

Source: http://www.engineering.com/AdvancedManufacturing/ArticleID/15687/40M-Research-Center-Supports-Metrology-in-Industry-40.aspx