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The Intersection of IoT and Sustainability

August 7, 2019

Last month, Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT) held an international conference on “The Internet of Things (IoT) for Sustainability Is Smart Business” at the Georgia Tech Research Institute in Atlanta. Because the IoT connects a wide range of devices with smart capabilities, it is increasingly seen as a core component of corporate and societal digital transformation, according to CDAIT.

In his presentation at the event, Robert Schmid, chief IoT technologist at Deloitte Consulting, shared a few examples of Deloitte’s experience working with industrial companies to improve profitability through downtime reduction, increased sales and throughput, but also through increased efficiencies and reduced waste.

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