Benefits of IoT Automation

The total Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices is projected to amount to 30.9 billion units worldwide by 2025. With so many devices connecting to the internet every single day, the drive for IoT automation is prevalent.

The primary drive for IoT automation is to significantly reduce operating expenditures when machines, sensors, and actuators become internet-enabled. It’s the next huge leap in productivity because there are major advantages to be derived from the acquisition and organization of previously unthinkable amounts of data. (Automation World).

IoT automation offers many benefits for a business, including:

  • Increased uptime
  • Operational efficiency
  • Efficient building functionality
  • Improve safety compliance
  • Strengthen access controls

Recognizing the importance of IoT automation, we created OptConnect ema™, a fully certified LTE Category 4 modem with onboard intelligence, embedded firmware, and software paired with OptConnect’s industry-leading suite of managed services. OptConnect ema™ enables IoT automation and takes all the complexity out of the connectivity process so you can get your product connected to the internet quickly and securely.

OptConnect ema™ provides many useful features, including:

  • Managed cellular connection to seamlessly connect your application
  • Collect critical data about machine attributes and application data
  • Secure connection to ensure data privacy

With ema, collected data is pushed to any defined analytics platform to allow an enterprise to make real-time decisions that improve operational efficiencies of their business.

OptConnect does everything with our customers in mind, and we are never done innovating. In thinking about our customers and the future of IoT, we knew we wanted to create a product that could scale with our customers and save them time, money, and help provide a more reliable embedded connectivity solution than what is currently available in the market.

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