GE ( General Electric ) is the pioneer of this Industrial Internet concept. Although monitoring of equipments is already been done in various fields of the industry, Industrial Internet takes Systems monitoring and funtionality to a different level. In this modern age, industrial internet can now take advantage of several advancemnts in the IT industry, such as, Mobile Computing, Big Data, Cloud services and Outsourcing. With the right integration of these emerging technologies, the IT firm that can create this new product and service will challenge the Industry.
Industrial Internet has a lot of potential and growth with several industries that can be integrated to this system. Examples are: Automotive, Aviation, Medical, Transportation, Manufacturing, Government, Telecom and several others not mentioned.
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