Big companies are paying the likes of General Electric and IBM huge amounts of money to install Internet-connected sensors on their assembly lines and industrial equipment to collect data about their operations. Or they go to companies like AT&T and Verizon that team up with others to do the job.
But whatever the case, equipping a company for the so-called Internet of things is usually a major undertaking that involves management approval, consulting teams and a sizable budgets. Experimentation is out of the question.
You will find the article here via: Fortune