Internet of Things? Here's Cisco's Internet of robots, pipelines, and power grids

By ZDNet

Oct 06, 2015

Cisco has extended its internet-of-things portfolio with a set of packages aimed at manufacturing, transportation, utilities, and oil and gas businesses, including one automotive robotics monitoring project that has saved $38m in downtime costs in six months.

The networking giant has been working with industrial robot maker Fanuc on its zero-downtime project to monitor how its robots are performing in factories and then to use that data to spot when robots are likely to break down.

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