Montvale, NJ – July 15, 2014 – ei3 announced today that it has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium, an organization created in response to the growing challenges and innovations of the Industrial Internet. The consortium is comprised of firms on the frontier of emerging machine to machine (M2M) technology, which enables for processing of massive datasets between networked machines.
ei3 is a natural fit for the consortium. Over the last 15 years, the company has been on the cutting edge of technology for the connection of machinery and networking centers; enabling advanced remote monitoring as well as data collection, analysis and storage – all with the highest possible digital security and operation on a global scale.
While proprietary technological innovations are largely controlled through the use of patents, the Industrial Internet Consortium offers an open forum for industry leaders to jointly explore the frontier of M2M technology. Founded by AT&T, Cisco, General Electric, Intel, & IBM in 2014, its membership portfolio has since grown rapidly, indicating the high rate of innovation and technological adoption in the space. ei3 will bring its decade-and-a-half of real-world experience to the organization.
With consortium members collaborating to push machine networking in industries including energy & utility, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector and transportation, ei3 will look to help machinery manufacturers both enhance and integrate data processing functions that deliver critical business intelligence to their customers.
With growing competition in the global manufacturing arena, plant owners have felt the pressure to reduce costs along the manufacturing line. ei3 and other members of the Industrial Internet Consortium are prioritizing production optimization and supply chain efficiency to help level the playing field. The Industrial Internet enables the collection and analysis of extensive data sets to drive this optimization, and the Consortium allows these innovators to collaborate as they define and maintain best practices.
About ei3 Corporation
ei3 offers a suite of no-code IIoT apps and AI-based solutions for the industrial manufacturing sector. With a focus on enhancing efficiency, sustainability, and cost savings, ei3 enables businesses to achieve predictive outcomes. Printing, Plastics, Packaging, and Commercial Real Estate are some of the company’s key market segments. ei3 is headquartered in New York with offices in Montreal, Tokyo, and Zurich. For more information, please visit www.ei3.com.
About the Industrial Internet Consortium
The Industrial Internet Consortium is an open membership organization formed to accelerate the development, adoption, and widespread use of interconnected machines, intelligent analytics, and people at work. Founded by AT&T, Cisco, General Electric, IBM, and Intel in March 2014, the IIC catalyzes and coordinates the priorities and enabling technologies of the Industrial Internet. Visit http://www.iiconsortium.org/.