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AIoT: The Power of Combining AI with the IoT

February 13, 2020 / reliableplant

When people hear the terms artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT), most think of a futuristic world often depicted in the movies. However, many of those predictions are now coming to fruition in this fourth industrial revolution that is currently transforming the way the world works in every way imaginable. Even though the full capability of AI and the IoT are still in their relative infancy, these two technologies are now being combined across every industry in scenarios where information and problem-solving can improve outcomes for all stakeholders. The last great convergence of this magnitude occurred in the late 1990s as mobile phones and the internet were on a collision course that has changed the course of human history. Most people now hold more computing power in the palm of their hand than was required to put a man on the moon in 1969.