National Instruments (NI) recently established a new lab focusing on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) collaboration, sponsored by several of the world’s largest technology and communications companies.
The Industrial IoT lab will provide an opportunity for engineers and scientists from several major companies to collaborate on IoT technology. With more than 20 companies involved, major sponsors of the new lab include communication and technology giants such as HP, Cisco Systems and Intel.
The new lab is intended to appeal to a wide range of companies with expertise in areas such as communications protocols, controller hardware, processing elements and software platforms.
Jamie Smith, business and technology director at NI said, “We are excited to strengthen partnerships with other world-class technology companies.”
He also added that the lab would be “a working showcase for new technologies can help all companies involved drive breakthrough innovations for utility grids, manufacturing, asset health monitoring and several other industries.”