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Industry of Things World Interview – Rory Smith, Thyssenkrupp

We had a chat with Rory Smith from Thyssenkrupp at the Industry of Things World. Being responsible for elevators and escalators, he expects IoT to have a huge impact on the company’s future, regarding remote monitoring and predictive maintenance. Approximately 60% of Thyssenkrupp’s 1.1 million elevators and escalators that are under maintenance globally, are technically able connect with the cloud. Knowing that, he thinks machine learning will have a huge impact on the company in the next couple of years.