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. https://www.bmwblog.com/2019/04/02/bmw-and-microsoft-join-forces-to-develop-iot-tech-for-plants/
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BMW AND MICROSOFT JOIN FORCES TO DEVELOP IOT TECH FOR PLANTS
BMW has been working on a set of new technologies to introduce in its plants worldwide so that productivity and efficiency can be improved on the long run. The so-called ‘Industry 4.0‘ target seems even closer these days as the German brand announces a collaboration with Microsoft which is apparently meant to push for more findings in the field. Their Open Manufacturing Platform wants to stimulate innovation and accelerate the implementation of ‘smart’ tech in factories. The announcement came at the Hannover Messe, Microsoft and BMW claiming this initiative will allow companies to enable faster, more cost-effective innovation in the manufacturing sector. “Microsoft is joining forces with the BMW Group to transform digital production efficiency across the industry,” said Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice-President, Microsoft Cloud and AI Group. “Our commitment to building an open community will create new opportunities for collaboration across the entire manufacturing value chain.” GABRIEL NICA READ MORE