Industry 4.0 pp 161-177 | Cite as

IIoT WAN Technologies and Protocols

  • Alasdair Gilchrist


The core difference between M2M and the IIoT architectures is the interaction with the Internet. The Internet connectivity allows M2M systems located in remote locations to communicate beyond their natural boundaries. This facilitates collaboration among devices, customers, partners, and supply chains around the globe.


Service Provider Access Point Free Space Optic Internet Connectivity Small Form Factor 


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© Alasdair Gilchrist 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alasdair Gilchrist
    • 1
  1. 1.BangkenThailand

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