Industrial IoT

The Industrial IoT (IIoT) (related concept: Industry 4.0) is the industrial subset of the Internet of Things and refers to heavy industries where assets are connected to the internet.

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Industrial IoT Platforms for Manufacturing market to become a $12.4B opportunity by 2024, driven by deployments in discrete manufacturing environments

Industrial IoT Platforms for Manufacturing market to become a $12.4B opportunity by 2024, driven by deployments in discrete manufacturing environments

PRESS RELEASE: Hamburg, Germany - 30 April 2019 // IoT Analytics, a leading provider of market insights & competitive intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT), M2M, and Industry 4.0, today published a comprehensive 155-page market report on Industrial IoT Platforms for Manufacturing 2019-2024. The research uncovers that the Industrial IoT Platforms market is accelerating in 2019 as more...

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The top 20 Industrial IoT trends – as showcased at Hannover Messe 2019

The top 20 Industrial IoT trends – as showcased at Hannover Messe 2019

Hannover Messe (or Hannover Fair) has established itself as the #1 global industrial tradeshow (215,000 visitors and 6,500 exhibitors). The event that took place from April 1-5, 2019 in Hannover, Germany showcased once again the latest developments and industrial IoT trends. The fairgrounds were buzzing and filled with senior executives from most (if not almost all) of the leading industrial...

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Industrial Blockchain Market Continues to grow at ~27% – despite global cryptocurrency collapse

Industrial Blockchain Market Continues to grow at ~27% – despite global cryptocurrency collapse

New report finds $174M in Industrial & IoT Blockchain spending today and predicts the market will expand to $573M by 2023 – driven by encouraging pilot project results and ongoing corporate investments. Hamburg, Germany - January 31, 2019 // IoT Analytics, a leading provider of market insights and competitive intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT), M2M, and Industry 4.0, today...

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The Leading Industry 4.0 Companies 2019

The Leading Industry 4.0 Companies 2019

Vendor Map of leading Industry 4.0 companies While conducting research for the recently released Industry 4.0 and Smart Manufacturing Market Report, IoT Analytics identified 300+ leading Industry 4.0 companies that supply cutting edge products and services that are driving the fourth industrial revolution. The leading Industry 4.0 companies were selected based on a number of criteria (case...

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New market report uncovers 9 disruptive trends and ranks 12 key use cases transforming smart manufacturing

New market report uncovers 9 disruptive trends and ranks 12 key use cases transforming smart manufacturing

The Industry 4.0 & Smart Manufacturing 2018-2023 report details the $310B market opportunity PRESS RELEASE: Hamburg, Germany - 14 November 2018 // IoT Analytics, a leading provider of market insights & competitive intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT), M2M, and Industry 4.0, today published a comprehensive 375-page market report titled Industry 4.0 & Smart Manufacturing...

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The Top 20 Companies Enabling Predictive Maintenance

The Top 20 Companies Enabling Predictive Maintenance

UPDATE: Please see Predictive Maintenance Companies Landscape 2019 for the latest article. Predictive Maintenance is one of the leading use cases for the Industrial Internet of Things and Industry 4.0.  Our recent analysis suggests that the market for predictive maintenance applications is poised to grow from $2.2B in 2017 to $10.9B by 2022, a 39% annual growth rate. In a nutshell,...

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Our View On Industrial IoT

The Industrial IoT (IIoT) (related concept: Industry 4.0) is the industrial subset of the Internet of Things and refers to manufacturing, energy, oil and gas, and similar settings in which assets are connected to the internet.

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.

  1. Additive Manufacturing (AM)
  2. Augmented and Virtual Reality
  3. Collaborative Robotics
  4. Connected Machine Vision
  5. Drones/UAVs
  6. 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.

Our Lead Expert

Matthew Wopata

Matthew Wopata

Principal Analyst

Matthew is a principal analyst based in the USA, focusing on industrial technologies. He is IoT Analytics’ lead expert for Industrial IoT, including Industry 4.0 and Industrial Software.

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