Smart Manufacturing is a technology-driven approach that utilizes networked/Internet-connected machinery to monitor the production process.
The goal of Smart Manufacturing is to identify opportunities for automating operations and use data analytics to improve manufacturing performance.
Smart Manufacturing is a specific application of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
What is the Internet of Things?
A network of smart devices such as vehicles, appliances, phones and sensors that share data and coordinate their interaction through the internet.
What is the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)?
IIoT marries advanced manufacturing techniques with the IoT to create a digital manufacturing enterprise that is not only interconnected, but communicates, analyzes, and uses information to drive intelligent actions that continuously improve the efficiency and performance of the business.
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