The Internet of Things has seen plenty of headlines as consumer awareness and adoption grows, what with wearable tech, smart homes and smart cars all driving this, but it’s with the Industrial Internet where the real opportunity lies. Also known as M2M technology, this trend has the potential to impact dozens of multi-billion dollar industries, including oil and gas, manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, agriculture and more. As such, no big tech firm can afford to ignore the Industrial Internet for a moment longer. That’s why chip maker Intel has made such a big splash recently with its $740 million investment in Cloudera, a move that Wikibon senior analyst Jeff kelly says is closely tied to its Internet of Things’ ambitions.
Published Date:Thu, 04/03/2014
Publisher Source:Silicon Angle