The Internet of Things (IoT) describes the growing trend in which a wide range of objects—sensors, switches, video cameras, tools, thermostats, lights, microphones, speakers, etc.—are given unique identifiers and the ability to communicate with each other over a network without requiring human intervention. The IoT enables these objects to upload data that they have sensed to a central processing facility which in turn can make decisions based on this data and command the objects to take actions to implement these decisions. The IoT creates the . . .
The Opportunities and Challenges of the Industrial Internet of Things | 2017-01-01 | Quality Magazine