Overview of Manufacturing in the IoT World

The deeper meshing of virtual and physical machines offers the potential to truly transform the manufacturing value chain, from suppliers through customers.

For manufacturers, the Internet of Things (IoT) means that every object or “thing” is embedded with a sensor and is capable of automatically communicating its state with other objects and automated systems within the extended enterprise. Each object represents a node in a virtual network, continuously transmitting a large volume of data about itself and its surroundings–these digital footprints are called a “Code Halo.”

Technology firm Cognizant has put together a spiffy Internet of Things overview. Click here to check it out.

In addition, the overview offers some essentials of the design approach needed to optimize the Internet of Things to drive value and create a superior customer experience.