Tamlin Magee: Seven industrial internet of things examples: IoT in heavy industry

For some time now, we’ve been hearing a lot of noise about the internet of things (IoT) in the  consumer space – smart thermostats and such.

But another area it’s making a difference is in the heavy industries, allowing businesses to optimise the work of the big machinery and infrastructure they count upon.
This is the industrial internet of things, or the IIoT, where big machinery is connected and talking to one another, and back to centralised systems.