By capturing real time inventory data from vending machines, smart shelves and other instrumented sources of retail data, you learn customer preferences which let you quickly manipulate product mix to increase sales.
The Internet of Inventory is all about remote monitoring use cases where sensors send telemetry over wireless networks to tell us current inventory so we can make intelligent decisions about what to stock.
In this episode I use the example of "meter reading" to describe the evolution of remote monitoring.
There's tremendous value to be uncovered via thousands of use cases based on simple IoT remote monitoring.
Stacey Higginbotham interviews Hitachi Vantara CTO, Rob Tiffany to learn about their Industrial IoT platform, Lumada.
Kevin Benedict interviews Rob Tiffany and discusses the Industrial Internet of Things, Asset Avatars and Hitachi's Lumada platform.
Placing microcontrollers with LPWAN wireless and a big emergency button throughout a forest allows visitors to call for help if they're lost, injured or need to report a fire to the ranger station when cellular coverage isn't present.