We can say that it is more than just a catchy buzzword and is not just about the increasing connectivity of smaller and smaller components. The focal point is the data collected by physical things. With advanced data analytics, it optimizes the manufacturing processes. It is a new era of the industry! There are already many interesting niche projects in progress aiming to solve different challenges to improve quality of products, increase yield, better manage manufacturing process, improve and automate supply chain, and many more. What makes it even more amazing is the convergence of two worlds which have never been connected before.