I once tried to make the case that “IIoT is not IoT.”  And there certainly are differences as Michael pointed out in “IoT vs. IIoT.”  But I have finally accepted that IIoT is a subset of IoT even though our Things are used to make the other Things – the Things in the consumer and commercial subsets of IoT.

But what about Industrie 4.0?  And, more importantly, where does PROFINET fit into this newly-described conceptual framework?  Here’s the answer:

–Carl Henning