In an era of increasing connectivity and technical capabilities, it seems like simple ideas should be, well, simple to achieve. Suppose you need to do something like:• Log temperature data from a refrigeration unit into a database• Receive a text message if a warehouse door is opened after hours• Publish process flow and pressure data into a SCADA system• Send an air compressor’s total running time to a cloud analytics system• Control a security light with your smartphoneSimple ideas, right? In fact, while we can do all of this with current technology, it’s expensive, demands special skills and involves many steps – all of which make any IIoT project far from simple.
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