How IoT and automation will transform how industries function

Technology Update: Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the future of automation engineering and manufacturing. Learn the five areas driving IoT and why they’re important.

Written 08-23-2018 by Rutuja Jathar

Development of the Internet of things (IoT) is considered as one of the major events in modern day industrial revolution. Digital transformation has become inevitable for majority of organizations wanting to achieve better productivity and management of processes and assets.

As companies strive to earn larger market shares, manufacturers and engineers face the challenge of creating innovative machines and systems. Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) assist them in providing high-speed and efficient systems in running flexible production processes at affordable prices. Another basic challenge is the integration of these advanced systems for seamless applications. Design engineers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are using research and development (R&D) to develop low cost solutions for the evolving demands.

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