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Standard Connections for IIoT Empowered Smart Manufacturing



Yan Lu, Paul W. Witherell, Albert W. Jones


The use of Industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT) and related technology promises to transform manufacturing to the fourth Industry revolution era essentialized by "ubiquitous connectivity." IIoT allows new and unprecedented interactions amongst hardware, software, and humans. Adopting the capability of IIoT with artificial intelligence tools, manufacturing systems become smart - with unprecedented gains in production agility, quality, and efficiency. In this paper, we discuss the role of standards that enable ubiquitous connectivity, interoperable integration, and advanced functions that power smart manufacturing systems.
Manufacturing Letters


Smart manufacturing, Standards, Industrial Internet of Things, Artificial intelligence


Lu, Y. , Witherell, P. and Jones, A. (2020), Standard Connections for IIoT Empowered Smart Manufacturing, Manufacturing Letters, [online], (Accessed February 23, 2024)
Created September 11, 2020, Updated September 30, 2020