What comes to mind when you think of a factory? A dark Victorian mill? A Charlie Chaplin skit? Or a roboticized production line? Industrial manufacturing has consistently been a marker of progress, acting as a sign of the times as each generation has developed increasingly advanced technologies.
But although industrial companies have used digital technology for years to improve their processes, the power of connected sensors, data and artificial intelligence (AI) at all stages of an operation has yet to be realized on a grand scale. This article will focus on the intersection of Big Data, AI, and IoT devices in an industrial setting, continuing the series on these technologies and the ecosystem they support.
Author: Charles Towers-Clark