ABB-IBM partner in industrial AI solutions
ABB and IBM announced a strategic collaboration that brings together ABB’s industry leading digital offering, ABB Ability, with IBM Watson Internet of Things (IoT) cognitive capabilities to unlock new value for customers in utilities, industry and transport and infrastructure. Customers will benefit from ABB’s deep domain knowledge and extensive portfolio of digital solutions combined with IBM’s expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning as well as different industry verticals. The first two joint industry solutions powered by ABB Ability and Watson will bring real-time cognitive insights to the factory floor and smart grids.
“This powerful combination marks truly the next level of industrial technology, moving beyond current connected systems that simply gather data, to industrial operations and machines that use data to sense, analyze, optimise and take actions that drive greater uptime, speed and yield for industrial customers,” said Ulrich Spiesshofer, CEO, ABB