Quick definition: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) refers to using network-connected devices and applications to automate, optimize, and manage industrial processes like manufacturing, transportation, and utility management.
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IoE vs. IoT: What’s the Difference?
Whether you’re an IoT manufacturer or simply exploring this ever-growing branch of modern technology, it helps to be familiar with IoE and understand how it differs from IoT. In this article, we’ll clarify the difference. But first, let’s take a closer look at each of these terms.
What is Internet Breakout?
So an Internet breakout may be your local Wi-Fi router at home - or the gateway of your IoT sensors. In a cellular network internet breakout is the point where the data leaves the operator network. So for local networks such as Wi-Fi or Bluetooth - the internet breakout is usually at the location of the device itself - for cellular networks the breakout is in a central place of the home operator - the one that sold the SIM card.
What Is LoRaWAN? Long Range Wide Area Networks Explained
LoRaWAN uses a star network topology—similar to a Local Area Network. All the end nodes connect to LoRaWAN gateways, which connect to one central network server. With LoRaWAN, IoT manufacturers can build or buy their own network infrastructure or find a provider that serves the area they want to deploy.