The basic pillars of Smart Industry is the use of ICT which makes it possible to control machines or processes. This is possible within the factory but also between companies and between companies and customers. It all comes down to smart products, smart processes and smart services.
New technical developments enables it that sensors are getting smaller, more ingenious and cheaper. In addition computers are becoming more powerful. It is obvious, that in the collection and use of Big Data, you handle this with care.