Sarcastic Answer: It’s marketing hype.
My Answer: The Industrial Internet of Things is the belief that communication between machines improves the ROI of a factory.
The Industrial Internet of Things is a belief. The belief in IIoT takes many forms. Articles about IIoT share a vision of the future. The industrial internet of things is permission to dream about what could be possible. It is a platform for building fantastic visions for the factory of the future that we can build today.