Two recent reports related to the Industrial Internet go past starry-eyed predictions and provide practical, actionable information that companies can use right now to move toward more value-creating activities.
Submitted by Ron Miller on Thu, 04/16/2015 - 15:58
As we move to a sensor-driven industrial environment, we will begin to see a range of applications built to take advantage of the data generated and automate many manual tasks or create efficiencies that simply weren't possible without this kind of information.
New IIoT software platforms are needed to connect and leverage applications running on edge-devices, gateways, enterprise servers, cloud services and mobiles to maximize the business value-add of Enterprise IoT.
Submitted by Alan Earls on Fri, 04/10/2015 - 13:29
The number of names used to describe what companies in the U.S. call the Industrial Internet and the German government calls Industry 4.0 may be a measure of the importance and potential of this new wave of technology.
Every industrial network is a work in progress. When new data networking capabilities like IoT technology comes along we layer them on top of our existing networks, continuing to improve and enhance them as we go.