Apple and General Electric announced a collaboration as part of the development application for transferring data from platform Predix on iPhone and iPad, which will be a corporate gadgets GE.
According to the representatives of Apple’s new app helps industrial customers to assess the performance of electrical equipment. Through the use of gadgets on iOS, the control equipment will be on-site or remotely.
“GE is the ideal partner with a rich history of innovations in such industries as aviation, manufacturing, healthcare, energy, said Apple CEO Tim cook. — Working together, Apple and GE are fundamentally changing the principles of the industrial world, combining the Predix platform, with the simplicity and capabilities of the iPhone and iPad.”
Predix is a software platform, General Electric established for the collection and analysis of data such industrial equipment such as wind turbines, robotic Assembly lines and other devices. GE plans to expand the use of “Internet of things” in the industry through the introduction of cloud technologies and various applications. The use of iOS allows you to manage the software platform and make it easier in the future.
Under the partnership, General Electric will use the iPhone, iPad and Mac as working devices for more than 330 thousand employees. In turn, Apple will advance Predix as an analytical platform for the “Internet of things” among clients and developers.
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