Okuma, GE get practical with Industrial IoT

Machining and turbine manufacturing applications rely on Predix, Brilliant Factory to streamline data delivery and performance

Because so much of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) happens in the hazy world of digital ones and zeros running on computers and servers located who knows where, it can be hard to accept that the IIoT can carry the weight of physically challenging jobs in the real world. To help manufacturers and other likely users get past this preconception, two heavy-industry experts showed how their organizations are embracing IIoT to achieve unprecedented gains in performance and productivity.