Design FAQs http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8200/more en Condition Monitoring in the Age of Industrial IoT http://machinedesign.com/iot/condition-monitoring-age-industrial-iot <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Schaeffler </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How can I turn an ordinary machine into a “smart” machine? What are the benefits? 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