IoT is a revolutionary technology expected to change the way grocery stores operate. It can play a role in making foods and beverages safer.
The internet of things (IoT) and industrial internet of things (IIoT) have become incredibly popular with consumers and many commercial and industrial operations. By 2025, an estimated 75 billion internet-enabled devices will be online. But for every one of those devices, the IoT security risks increase exponentially.
Supply chain sustainability is becoming a critical issue. Companies’ supply chains often account for more than 90% of their greenhouse gas emissions, and as the world becomes more interconnected, these networks are only growing. This issue is particularly relevant in the food and beverage industry.
Electronic waste or “e-waste” generates about 50 million tons waste every year, or the equivalent of throwing away 1000 laptops every second. Part of the waste is due to electronic lifecycle decreasing over the past decade and many companies discontinuing their products and device compatibility after a few years.