This month’s issue explores how the electrical industry is adopting two new technologies — LED lighting and industrial automation products. While on the surface it might seem you couldn’t find two more unrelated product areas, both areas are being revolutionized by the Internet of Things (IoT), or in the case of factory automation products the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Say what you want about the IoT, it’s rocking the lighting and industrial
Times & Trends: The Arc of Technology
The electrical market usually accepts new technology at its own pace, but the basic tenets of new product acceptance still apply.