Chapter 7

IoT in Utilities and Service Monitoring—Smart Meters and Other Stuff


It is difficult to name every possible industry where IoT is involved. The easiest thing to say is that it either is or potentially can be involved in any type of business. The concept of IoT can be involved in many different ways in the steps of a value chain enhancing a product, improving the delivery of a service, the user experience, and efficiency, among many other variables. Remember that Industry 4.0 is also about a new way of thinking and the creation of new possibilities. IoT not only serves as a means to make processes that are more efficient in business and industrial environments but also allows the creation of brand-new types of business. ...

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