Hitachi, Mitsubishi Electric, and Intel jointly propose IoT testbed for the manufacturing industry at IIC, and obtain approval

Tokyo, June 30, 2016 --- Hitachi, Ltd. announced that along with Mitsubishi Electric Corp. and Intel K.K. (Japan), it proposed, and received approval for Factory Automation Platform as a Service (FA PaaS) Testbed in the field of next-generation factories at the Industrial Internet Consortium(IIC). The goal of this testbed is to test open IoT platforms that seamlessly integrate Factory Automation (FA) in the front lines of manufacturing and Information Technologies (IT) that support management and operation, in collaboration with Mitsubishi Electric and Intel. Hitachi will incorporate the results of these tests into the IoT platform "Lumada", and create new solutions along with customers and partners.