Shift to the next generation


Digitalization is laying the foundation for the development of futurefactory automation. Some call it Industry 4.0, some say Internet of Things, we call it i³-Mechatronics, but all these terms refer to the exciting smart factory of connected devices enhancing productivity and production flexibility. One question remains, however: when will it all be available? Our answer is... NOW!

Once in the late 60s, Yaskawa invented the term mechatronics. Now, 50 years later, let us take you into the next-generation world of i³-Mechatronics. With our software suite - one Major element of i³-Mechatronics - we are offering companies of any size a genuine software suite product for factory automation. It is easy to install, easy to configure and easy for anyone to use. Its modular software structure makes enables growth, reaping the benefits of Industry 4.0 digital transformation.



Our production environment enables customers to collect and analyze real-time data. It is open for further data analysis with specialized Big Data analysis and AI learning. Production data can be visualized by the software suite at application, machine and complete production line level.


Big Data analysis and AI learning of collected production site data offer new ways of optimizing the production process at machine level and factory Level.


Insights gained from the in-depth analysis of the production process are used to trigger improvements and create a better level of production and Quality.



Yaskawa Connected Factory YCF 1.0

Yaskawa Connected Factory provides a complete management view:

  • Asset management, live data monitoring, and collected production data for sophisticated analysis and process improvements
  • Factory data available to plant operation team and decision makers, but also to customers, business partners and suppliers


KPI (Key Performance Indicators):

  • LIVE area
  • The PREDICTIONS area