Schneider Electric Partners Find Opportunities And Roadblocks With IoT In The Industrial Market


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What do you see right now from customers regarding interest around IoT?

Luigi de Bernardini, Autoware

Several times I see that the word 'IoT' is used without considering that there's no internet, so just a connection of things over an Ethernet network – and it's not really IoT. It's something we did over the past 20 years, but there's a missing piece, which is the internet – a global network with things that are connected together, that enables totally different users and scenarios.

I think that in the clients themselves, there's still some confusion about this, so they are confusing data collection with sensors for industrial IoT. It's important to realize this because otherwise, we are just doing some good marketing on old solutions.



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