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Capgemini: a 5G roadmap for the manufacturing supply chain

July 30, 2019 / PASCAL BROSSET

Pascal Brosset, Chief Technology Officer of Capgeminis Digital Manufacturing services discusses the potential impact of 5G technology on the manufacturing supply chain, and how digital manufacturers can avoid falling behind the market. Recent Capgemini research found that three-quarters of industrial companies 75% believe that 5G is going to be a key enabler for their digital transformation in the next five years, as the opportunity for faster connectivity, greater security, lower latency and network slicing has spurred significant demand within the manufacturing world. 5G is now being hailed as the solution for a myriad of manufacturing challenges: coping with the exponential growth of connected devices and data traffic, communication latency, and increasing security and connectivity performance.