IioT – The road to the Smart Factory doesn’t have to be complicated

Much is being discussed about the IoT and the effect it will have on our future but what about the IIoT (The Industrial Internet of Things)? The IIoT is the further development of a distributed control system (DCS) that permits a higher degree of automation with the use of cloud computing to refine and optimise the process controls. It refers to interconnected sensors, instruments and other devices networked together with computer in industrial applications, including manufacturing and energy management. It allows for data collection, exchange and analysis and has the potential to facilitate improvements in productivity.

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