July 8, 2015
The subject of Internet of Things (IoT) is currently in a nascent phase in the manufacturing sector, says Frost & Sullivan. With the push toward modernization and cyber-physical production, the influence of IoT is expected to fuel change across every segment of the manufacturing value chain.
On July 15, the research firm is holding a webinar from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m EDT entitled Internet of Things in the Age of Industry 4.0
Speakers will be Frost & Sullivan industrial automation & process control industry analyst Karthik Sundaram and TE Connectivity senior manager for innovation platforms Mark Maas.
Registration is available at: http://ow.ly/P8a2p
The IoT is making a grand entry into the manufacturing sector,” Sundarem said. “The result would be a dynamic new environment where device, processes and people would be connected via advanced IoT technology that will rapidly pave way for a fundamental change in business of manufacturing as we know it today.”
The webinar will:
* Discuss the difference between Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things;
* Identify the next big opportunities for IoT with regards to industries and manufacturing;
* Earmark possible areas/markets that will become obsolete due to the Industry 4.0 transition;
* Brainstorm new business models that are likely to emerge and reshape industrial supplier segments.