Is Smart Industry (SI), also known as Industry 4.0, only available to large industrial corporations with sky-high budgets? Many SMEs and smaller industrial companies may feel this way. Who can blame them? Innovation has been synonymous with expense for decades, whether this concerns the first DVD player or a robotic arm. Furthermore, media attention and hype often inspire companies to an opposite response, causing them to decide to wait and see. There's no need for that, though.