If the first industrial revolution was concerned with water and steam, the second one with electricity and the third one with automation, are we now on the threshold of the next industrial revolution?
While the consumption of printed newspapers will change to digital form over the years, the Uber and Pokémon phenomena influence entire lines of businesses collecting billions of euros in new pockets over a few months’ cycle.
More and more often, companies use cloud services, software applications and combinations of these from several different suppliers.
Now, there is a need to connect users, applications and devices – easily and quickly.
At the KoneAgria exhibition organised in Jyväskylä Paviljonki, self-service cashiers were used for the first time in a large event.
Before this, self-checkouts have been taken into use in vehicle inspection stations, for example, where they have increased sales as much as by 15%.