Industry 4.0: Making the Most of Legacy Infrastructure Without Compromise
According to IDC (International Data Corporation), global IoT spend will top $1.29 trillion in 2020, with manufacturing the single largest segment. And with such huge investments being made into everything from robotic assembly lines to environmental sensors designed to improve plant efficiency, it’s increasingly clear that those who don’t tap into its potential will soon be left behind. The question, though, is how to go about it.
The Two Roads to IIoT Evolution
Although there’s no shortage of new IIoT-enabled machinery that can be adopted by those willing to throw themselves wholeheartedly into Industry 4.0 and replace all their existing equipment, there’s another way to approach this evolution too.