TOKYO, March 6, 2017 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today its new FA-IT Open Platform for factory automation based on edge computing. The platform facilitates connectivity between factory shop floors and value chains via Internet of things (IoT) systems to enable the rapid collection, analysis and utilization of data for smart manufacturing.
Mitsubishi Electric will continue developing the platform itself and applications for the platform through collaboration with IT companies and others, focusing on connection to increased equipment and devices,strengthening security measures and incorporating artificial intelligence.
The platform will also be integrated with solutions based on Mitsubishi Electric's e-F@ctory ecosystem for factory automation.
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