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IIoT

The industrial internet of things (IIoT) is the use of smart sensors and actuators to enhance manufacturing and industrial processes. Also known as the industrial internet or Industry 4.0, IIoT leverages the power of smart machines and real-time analytics to take advantage of the data that dumb machines have produced in industrial settings for years.See More

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M2M

Machine-to-machine, or M2M, is a broad label that can be used to describe any technology that enables networked devices to exchange information and perform actions without the manual assistance of humans.

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Overwhelmed by IIoT data? Perhaps hire a data scientist

Industrial IoT creates an avalanche of information. You may need to hire a data scientist to reap that benefits IIoT promises, says Sam Pearson of ...

IoTium puts IIoT connectivity complexity in the crosshairs

Ensuring secure IIoT connectivity to legacy industrial assets at scale is a challenge IoTium is ready to solve with its software-defined services and...

Particle Mesh brings mesh networking to IoT

With the Particle IoT mesh network, the company aims to help customers solve connectivity challenges and improve the collection of IoT data.

Dell IoT Division focuses on partnerships, OT-IT convergence

The recently announced Dell IoT Division is on track to make the company a one-stop IoT shop, thanks to numerous partnerships and new IoT initiatives.

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