Benefits, Challenges, and Opportunities in Adoption of Industrial IoT
7 Pages Posted: 29 Mar 2019
Date Written: March 28, 2019
The accelerated advancement of Internet of Things (IoT), ubiquitous computing, and sensing technologies, is gaining immense attention from a wide range of industries. Consequently, a huge number of industries are integrated with IoT and form Industrial IoT (IIoT) in order to build their applications with more improved functionalities like scalability, flexibility, time and cost savings, efficiency, and connectivity. This article presents an overview of IIoT architecture, its basic elements, and protocols. In addition, the article also highlights the key benefits and application areas of IIoT. Despite all the advantages an IIoT can grab, there are many industries that are worried to integrate their organizations with IoT. This article addresses some of the major challenges that still prevent certain organizations to adopt IIoT.
Keywords: Industrial Internet of Things, Heterogeneity, Ubiquitous Connectivity, Industry 4.0
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