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German firms see IoT, Big Data as most decisive technologies for competitiveness - Bitkom

Monday 11 June 2018 | 18:20 CET | News
Roughly three-quarters of German companies consider the Internet of Things (76 percent) and Big Data (74 percent) to be decisive competitive technologies, according to a new study German digital association Bitkom presented at this year's CeBIT trade show surveying managers at 604 German firms with over 20 employees. Two-thirds of firms (66 percent) consider robotics to be of great importance for the competitiveness of the German economy, while over half say virtual and augmented reality (57 percent) and 3D printing (56 percent) will play an important role. The Blockchain and artificial

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