In the recent blog post, we mentioned that today IoT is regarded as a component of a trend described by the blanket term Industry 4.0. To remind you, the term is now used as a synonym for the fourth industrial revolution. The essence of it is that today the material world is connected to the virtual one. As a result, new cyber-physical complexes are created and gathered in one digital ecosystem.
IoT is its essential part and is usually defined as the connection between wireless technologies, microcontrollers, services, and the Internet. It collects, transforms, and transmits real-time data from any device or machine – anywhere. This infographic gives a quick overview of IoT and helps to understand what it includes.
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