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IS-2005-10: Connecting To Your Future: The Networking of Every Manufactured Thing
This research study overview from Harbor Research describes their recent study focused on challenges faced by manufacturers as they move to adopt the next-generation technologies of the real-time enterprise. The study offers a portrayal of the adoption climate, technology issues, business models, and opportunities arising from the convergence of device networking, wireless sensors, machine-to-machine (M2M) communication, and the Internet. The author states that companies with network products will win in the marketplace.