FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 3148
Advanced processing of production-floor data contributes to preventative maintenance and product quality
TOKYO, November 7, 2017 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that it has developed supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software and industrial-use computers that it will incorporate in e-F@ctory-brand solutions for edge computing on production floors where network edges and data sources intersect. The new offerings will greatly enhance smart-manufacturing processes for production data collection and analysis as well as real-time diagnostics to strengthen preventive maintenance and product quality. Solutions will support the Edgecross open-software platform facilitating connectivity between production floors and value chains via the Internet of Things (IoT) systems. A commercial launch is expected in the spring of 2018.
Mitsubishi Electric will exhibit its new edge-computing software and products at the System Control Fair at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition complex from November 28 to December 1 and the China International Industry Fair at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai from November 7 to 11.
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