Industrial IoT Market Reports
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The enterprise AR market and the industrial metaverse: Why 2023 marks an inflection point
In short The enterprise augmented reality (AR)/mixed reality (MR) market is at an inflection point, according to new research from IoT Analytics. In 2023, key product announcements from the likes of Microsoft, Google, and Apple are likely to set the tone for the market in the coming years and will play a key role whether the industrial metaverse becomes a reality. Why it matters Enterprise AR/MR...
Top 7 upcoming machine vision applications—enabled by recent advances in AI, cameras, and chips
In short New research on the machine vision (MV) market shows that advancements in cameras, AI, and chipsets are boosting the use of machine vision applications. Among the 39 use cases analysed, 7 have been flagged as particularly interesting, including flaw detection, autonomous driving, and contaminant identification. Why it matters Vendors need to invest in the evolving technology and form...
8 key technologies transforming the future of global supply chains
In short The Digital Supply Chain market is starting to accelerate according to new research by IoT Analytics. Eight supply chain technology innovations are helping to make global supply chains more robust, including AS/RS technology, intralogistics robots, IoT track and trace, AI-enabled software, and supply chain digital twins. Why it matters As companies invest into making supply chains more...
The top 10 IT/OT convergence trends—as showcased at SPS fair 2022
In short The current state of IT/OT convergence was on full display at the 2022 SPS—Smart Production Solutions fair.Our team picked up 10 trends that show that IT/OT convergence is accelerating. Why it matters SPS is one of the world’s most important industrial automation fairs. Technologies showcased there are widely applicable to any industrial company. Smart Production Solutions 2022 Smart...
The rise of Industry 4.0 in 5 stats
In short A look at five key statistics shows that Industry 4.0 activity has risen since 2011, with COVID-19 and the 2022 slowdown presenting recent bumps on the road.The analysis considered five indicators: Public search interest, academic papers, start-up funding, M&A activity, and enterprise adoption. Why it matters Increasing activity in Industry 4.0 will likely lead to increased...
The top 15 smart factory KPIs: Operational indicators most important for measuring performance
In short When evaluating the success of a smart factory, operational KPIs are important for manufacturers in all regions and industries and across all company sizes.Companies are ambitious to improve supply chain, safety, and sustainability KPIs in the next three years. Why it matters For manufacturers: The data provide an opportunity to benchmark against industry peers.For technology vendors:...
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Our View On Industrial IoT
The industrial IoT research stream covers the core elements:
1. Connected Industry Building Block
- Hardware, such as chips, sensors or gateways
- Connectivity protocols and services
- Hosting environments, IoT platforms, and data analytics & AI
- Applications that are built on top of the software layer
- Cyber security technologies and methods used throughout the stack
- Systems integration, connecting systems both vertically and horizontally
2. Disruptive Trends
The technologies and standards which are being be altered or replaced by disruptive trends caused by I4.0 technologies.
3. Supporting Technologies
Six technologies frequently deployed alongside the connected industry building blocks to support the I4.0 key use cases.
- Additive Manufacturing (AM)
- Augmented and Virtual Reality
- Collaborative Robotics
- Connected Machine Vision
- Self-Driving Vehicles
4. Key Use Cases
Use cases implementing connected industry and/or supporting technologies.
5. Adoption Strategies
OEMs, factories, and industrial automation suppliers are all leveraging I4.0 technologies to differentiate themselves in the market.
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