An employee adjusts a titanium alloy aircraft engine fan disc before inspection at the Rolls-Royce North America factory. Using the industrial internet, an aeroplane engine component could send an alert to the technician when it requires maintenance. Photo: Bloomberg

A marriage of machines, data and humans – the industrial internet explained

  • Technical innovations of the industrial internet could find direct application in sectors accounting for more than US$32.3 trillion in economic activity
  • The number of global IoT devices is expected to reach 7 billion this year and grow to 22 billion by 2025
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An employee adjusts a titanium alloy aircraft engine fan disc before inspection at the Rolls-Royce North America factory. Using the industrial internet, an aeroplane engine component could send an alert to the technician when it requires maintenance. Photo: Bloomberg
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