This report, prepared by Harbor Research and published in May 2022, The article discusses the evolution of “smart systems,” which are integrated and interconnected networks of sensors, devices, and applications that work together to collect and analyze data and provide intelligent insights and actions. The article highlights the growing importance of smart systems in various industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, and smart cities. It provides examples of how smart systems are being used to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance customer experiences. The article also discusses the challenges associated with implementing smart systems, such as data privacy and security concerns and the need for skilled professionals to manage and maintain these systems. The article concludes by emphasizing the importance of a holistic approach to smart systems, including a focus on interoperability, scalability, and sustainability.
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