The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the digital revolution with a fusion of technologies, will stimulate hospitals to change their healthcare systems to patient-centric ones, an expert said Wednesday. Jeong Jae-seung, a professor of bio and brain engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), made the point during his lecture titled "What physicians should do to prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution."
First came steam and water power; then electricity and assembly lines; then computerization... So what comes next? Some call it the fourth industrial revolution, or industry 4.0, but whatever you call it, it represents the combination of cyber-physical systems, the Internet of Things, and the Internet of Systems. In short, it is [...]
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is expected to result in an increase of jobs globally although it is likely to be a painful transition, according to chief executives at a jobs panel hosted by CNBC in Davos, Switzerland.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, or 4IR, is the fourth major industrial era since the initial Industrial Revolution of the 18th century. The Fourth Industrial Revolution can be described as a range of new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, and impacting all disciplines, economies and industries.
Ubiquitous, mobile supercomputing. Intelligent robots. Self-driving cars. Neuro-technological brain enhancements. Genetic editing. The evidence of dramatic change is all around us and it's happening at exponential speed.