have a look at this article, that explain on of the important steps manufacturing companies should do to upgrade their factory to be smart.
the target was always reducing cost and increasing productivity, now it's more easy with new technology
that we have and Networking structure that allow transferring data faster and secure between machines.
Operation system used in the machine together with integrated sensors and cloud storage all together provide a good infrastructure to build a strong platform that collect mange and analyzing data .
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