Towards Metrology 4.0 in Dimensional Measurements
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Institute of Mechanical Technology, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Institute of Material Technology, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Michal Wieczorowski   

Institute of Mechanical Technology, Poznan University of Technology, Piotrowo 3, 60-965, Poznan, Poland
Submission date: 2023-01-23
Final revision date: 2023-02-26
Acceptance date: 2023-02-27
Online publication date: 2023-03-03
The paper presents the transformations taking place in length and angle metrology related to Metrology 4.0, a measurement strategy resulting from Industry 4.0. The coming reality will see the development of communication between systems and their components, as well as the individual sensors belonging to them. The Internet of Things and artificial intelligence as well as the possibility of using augmented or virtual reality will play a momentous role. The demand for these technologies results in the development of new specialized software and hardware solutions, the use and availability of which are diametrically different compared to the past. Also the use of AI and cybersecurity in metrology is a topic that is receiving increasing attention. Metrology 4.0 is therefore becoming a very important part of the functioning of industry, changing the philosophy and organization of measurements carried out on the basis of new measurement techniques.
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