Over the past decade, Industry 4.0 technologies have spread in space and time to varying extents, this beinginfluenced by many factors. Evaluating some of these is the main aim of this study, as they have receivedlittle attention so far. Based on the experiences of empirical research (questionnaire survey) carried out in a peripherally located, traditional industrial area of Hungary and using statistical methods, the main significance of the study is that it highlights that sectoral affiliation, the internal organisation of companies and the geographical location of their sites, as well as their social and economic environment, all contribute to the intensity of technological change.
Eva Kiss [email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org], Geographical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1112. Budapest, Budaörsi út 45, Hungary
Dániel Kuttor [email@example.com], Faculty of Economics University of Miskolc Egyetem út 1, 3515 Miskolc: Hungary
Beatrix Varga [firstname.lastname@example.org], Faculty of Economics University of Miskolc Egyetem út 1, 3515 Miskolc: Hungary