Podcast E039 | What is Industry 4.0? | John Younes, Co-Founder & COO of Litmus Automation

Podcast E039 | What is Industry 4.0? | John Younes, Co-Founder & COO of Litmus Automation

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On this IoT For All podcast episode, John Younes, Co-Founder & COO of Litmus Automation, explains what industry 4.0 is, how it’s impacting businesses and what the future of industrial automation will look like.

John discusses how to create a scalable IIoT project by addressing common issues he has experienced first hand with customers in the early development stages. He also explains why manufacturing is one of the top industries ripe for implementing IIoT solutions.

Finally, we discuss IoT product-market fit, the top use cases in IIoT and how companies can overcome common mistakes when planning to build their IoT solution. The episode concludes with John’s thoughts on LPWAN and the impact it will have on the IoT industry.

If you’re interested in connecting with John, check out his LinkedIn!

About Litmus Automation: Litmus Automation bridges the gap between data in the field or factory and business applications for companies looking to implement Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. Litmus Automation’s offerings, LoopEdge and Loop, work seamlessly together to allow companies to access and exploit data previously trapped inside enterprise hardware, no matter where or when it was deployed.

Key Question and Topics from this Episode:

(5:20) Litmus Automation company background 

(10:01) How did you decide when it was the right time to pivot your company to a different vertical? 

(12:38) How has customer engagement changed over time as IoT became more mainstream? 

(14:18) What is Industry 4.0? How is Industry 4.0 impacting businesses? 

(16:14) What does the typical customer engagement look like for Litmus Automation? 

(18:28) What advice do you have to help people overcome common mistakes when planning to build an IoT solution? 

(19:53) What are the top use cases in IIoT? 

(23:34) What type of ROI are most companies looking for? 

(28:04) What does the future of industrial automation look like in terms of edge computing?

(29:26) What can we expect to see from Litmus Automation over the next 6-12 months?

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