IndustryFusion is the top-level open source project addressing open, vendor-independent and interoperable industry networking.

Information about the project

IndustryFusion is the top-level open source project that addresses the open, vendor-independent and interoperable networking of industry. IndustryFusion covers components, machines, materials, personnel and all other areas of a smart factory such as building control and enables deployment in the edge or cloud.

Main focus

  • Standards, protocols and frameworks for the digitalization and networking of Industrie 4.0 assets.
  • Adapter for standardized connection of apps, software and services.
  • Value-added application for both machine manufacturers and factory operators.

Goals & Benefits

Implementation of "SmartFactory@IBN4.0" with different locations, assets, etc.
Definition of capability directories for different categories of assets
Creation of interoperable Industrie 4.0 products by the Schweißen&Schneiden trade fair in 2023
Joint presentation of the innovative strength of the members (e.g. events, press, ...)
Scaling of the system
Trusted data sharing (Gaia-X))

Members of the initiative

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