The term IoT, or the Internet of Things, was coined in the early 2000’s and refers to the emerging network of interconnected devices that work together within an environment to record, transmit, and process data.
IoT refers to “smart” devices that have not traditionally been connected to the internet, such as automobiles, traffic lights, home appliances, cameras, sensors, and more.
In this course, we are going to learn about different aspects of the "Internet of Things", such as Industrial Internet of Things or IIoT, Smart Sensors, Smart Machines, Smart Factories and so on.
Smart machines are revolutionizing the way that goods are manufactured across the world. When the industrial revolution first began, steam and electricity were used to operate machinery that would stamp, sew, and glue many times faster than a human could.
When it comes to connecting an S7 PLC to the cloud, there are 3 possible ways.
1) New PLCs: when you have a new PLC such as S7-1500, you can simply add a CP card and that can connect you to your desired could platform such as Amazon Web Service, Microsoft Azure, IBM Cloud or MindSphere which t...