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The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the network of smart, interconnected devices and services that are capable of sensing or even listening to requests. IoT is an aggregation of endpoints that are uniquely identifiable and that communicate bi-directionally over a network using some form of automated connectivity. The Internet of Things relies on networked sensors to remotely connect, track and manage products, systems and grids. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) – a subset of the larger Internet of Things – focuses on the specialized requirements of industrial applications, such as manufacturing, oil and gas, and utilities.

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Technology focus on the Internet of Things

In this video, John Gole, author, presents the key findings of the Advanced Technology (AT) Watch report ‘Technology focus on the Internet of Things’, part of the Advanced Technologies for Industry (ATI) project.

Technology Focus on IoT

Advanced Technologies lie at the very heart of Europe’s ongoing process of digital transformation.

Industry 4.0 inspires a new perception of tourism

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought tourism to a stop. To stay relevant and support the tourism industry, stakeholders involved in the sector are exploring options around Industry 4.0, including automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies.