TE Connectivity is partnering with a consortium of companies to launch a new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) testbed for sensors connected to the cloud and smart factory machinery. A recent Control Engineering Europe article discussed the new testbed with Daniel Walldorf and Michael Hilgner from TE Connectivity. TE, formerly Tyco Electronics, designs and manufactures […]
Smart vending machines are an excellent example of how the “Internet of Things” (IoT) can affect business models and revenue flow. The vending industry is going through a sea of change. The access to data that is generated by connected devices has changed the way companies can operate and the way in which they generate […]
German software giant SAP amped up its Internet of Things (IoT) presence with the announcement of expanded offerings and partners for its SAP HANA Cloud Platform for IoT. SAP announced the increased IoT offerings on May 10 at the Internet of Things World Conference and Exposition, in Santa Clara, Calif. “SAP HANA Cloud Platform for […]
Hitachi is doubling down on its already sizeable Internet of Things (IoT) interests with a $2.8 billion investment in IoT-related activities over the next three years. As well, the Japanese industrial giant unveiled a new U.S.-based unit that will focus on boosting its booming IoT business and launched a new IoT core platform. According to a […]
A new report shows healthy revenues for 21 benchmarked Internet of Things (IoT) companies in the last quarter of 2015, with revenue growing by almost 15% to levels approaching $7 billion. Cloud computing and IT infrastructure are especially potent drivers of IoT revenues, as vendors help companies cope with ever increasing rivers of data. In […]
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is proving to be a game-changer in many fields, none more structurally than in the automation industry. And a recent study by Morgan Stanley reinforces bullish sentiment for future automation investment thanks to the huge potential of IIoT. A new report co-authored by Automation World and Morgan Stanley predicts […]
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