Industrial Internet Consortium Updates Vocabulary Technical Report
Industrial Internet Consortium | September 15, 2020
The Industrial Internet Consortium® announced V2.3 of the Industrial Internet Vocabulary Technical Report, one of six IIC technical reports that serve as de-facto industry guidelines on vocabulary, architectures, security, analytics, connectivity, and business strategy. The report, which specifies a common set of definitions for effective communication within the industrial internet ecosystem, is the foundation for the collective body of work from the IIC.
Version 2.3 of the report includes new or updated definitions that enhance Internet of Things (IoT) vocabulary terms, including these: Internet-of-Things (IoT): a concept where components are connected via a computer network, and where one or more of those components interacts with the physical world. IoT system: a system where the components are connected via a computer network, and one or more of those components interacts with the physical world. Industrial IoT (IIoT) system: an IoT system used in an industrial context.