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IoT: What Is in a Name?

IoT: What Is in a Name?

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Robin Duke-Woolley, Beecham Research The Internet of Things (IoT), a term first coined by Kevin Ashton in 1999, is an ever-developing concept; new terms related to it pop up all the time. Since it is easy to get carried away quickly with definitions in this area, it is important to step back and understand how terms related to the IoT came about. The term IoT was originally associated with radio-frequency Read…

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The Internet of Things: A New Age for Manufacturers

The Internet of Things: A New Age for Manufacturers

This piece was originally published in the August 2016 issue of electroindustry. Robin Duke-Woolley, Founder and CEO, Beecham Research In offering transformative rather than incremental change, the Internet of Things (IoT) can reshape whole industries—not least of which is manufacturing. According to Accenture, the IoT will add trillions of dollars to the global economy over the next 15 years, and a study by Cisco found that the manufacturing sector will drive 34 percent of total Read more […]