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Being ahead of the curve in Internet-of-Things technologies is one of the most important components of General Electric's (NYSE:GE)  transition to an industrial-focused company. GE anticipates that efficiency improvements gained by utilizing the industrial internet could add between $10 trillion and $15 trillion to global GDP by 2030, and the company has been buying up assets to make its Predix platform-as-a-service software the go-to choice for manufacturers, energy producers, and transportation companies that are looking to take advantage of what could be the next industrial revolution.

Click through the following presentation to get up to speed on the acquisitions that are shaping GE's Internet-of-Things strategy.

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