Platform for automotive construction

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Connected production of vehicles is a risk


Guest commentary by Daniel Wuhrmann

At the Hannover Messe 2019 trade show, BMW and Microsoft announced a software-based production platform which is to be open to third parties as well.

"If done properly and systematically, this is a risky albeit logical step in the direction of Industry 4.0 and IoT. But doing it properly also means not underestimating the liability risks and identifying the obstacles to the collaboration before the project begins." Daniel Wuhrmann.

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[June 2019]