For people who aren't immersed in technology trends, IIoT might be an unfamiliar term. What exactly is IIoT and why is it important? Experts predict that...IIoT will become a major economic driverIIoT will change the way products are designed, produced and maintainedIIoT will create new services, and change how they are deliveredIIoT will improve operational efficiency and productivity across countless industriesIIoT is already at work, already revealing its future potential
To begin, IoT is the Internet of Things – smart devices with cloud-connected applications that largely benefit people's day-to-day lives. It is the smart phone that allows you to control your home thermostat while you are away.
IIoT is specifically the Industrial Internet of Things. IIoT combines technology, connectivity, automation and collected data from sensor embedded devices to advance science, technology and industry. The benefit is two-fold: data and automation.