Chris Hill Speaks on Platforms for the Industrial InternetMachine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions and the Internet of Things (IoT) connect devices and applications so that data collected remotely can be processed into information that generates significant value for an enterprise. The results are measurable and deliver value through improved efficiencies, reduced downtime, optimized planning, faster workflows, and new revenue opportunities.

Get a glimpse of how AT&T views this kind of innovation and new thinking in this video that features AT&T’s Chris Hill, Sr. Vice President of Advanced Solutions. Hill discusses AT&T’s recent partnership with GE and the the GE Predix platform. Predix is a platform for industrial applications and combines on-premise or cloud technologies for distributed computing and analytics, asset management, machine-to-machine communication, and mobility.

As a major industrial company, GE is at the forefront of the work transformation, making their machines “brilliant.”  The age of the Industrial Internet and the power of the connected machine will evolve and optimize how businesses operate.  AT&T is one of three new strategic alliances of GE focused on innovation and the Industrial Internet.

What do you envision from the Industrial Internet and M2M in the next 5 years? Share your thoughts in comments.