AVEVA, Canon Join to Offer Smart Manufacturing
CAMBRIDGE, UK, Sep 25, 2018 – AVEVA, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, has signed a technology partnership agreement with Canon Inc. to enable the development of new visualization solutions for factory automation. By combining AVEVA’s industrial automation and information management capabilities with Canon’s imaging technology, the two companies can develop new solutions to facilitate Smart Manufacturing operations.
AVEVA’s InTouch SCADA system (powered by Wonderware) will be integrated with Canon products, including network cameras, industrial cameras, and software for production centers, to create new value based on video and image processing technologies employed on factory floors.
“Canon aims to realize smart factories, innovative facilities in which production equipment and machinery are connected to a network, with plans to provide a wide range of system solutions that accelerate the automation of factories and improve productivity through the Canon Industrial Imaging Platform,” said Hiroo Edakubo, Deputy Chief Executive of Image Solutions Business Operations, Canon Inc. “We chose AVEVA as our partner based on the strength of its industrial portfolio, and we will work together to bring these solutions to market in the near future.”
“Innovation is a critical factor in the digital transformation being undertaken today by industrial companies,” said Evgeny Fedotov, Regional Executive Vice President – Asia Pacific at AVEVA. “This focus is why AVEVA actively collaborates with our partner ecosystem to accelerate innovation, reduce time-to-market and maximizes value for our customers. Our partnership with Canon unlocks new, innovative solutions for our customers to help better achieve their Smart Manufacturing strategies.”
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AVEVA is a global leader in engineering and industrial software driving digital transformation across the entire asset and operational life cycle of capital-intensive industries.
The company’s engineering, planning and operations, asset performance, and monitoring and control solutions deliver proven results to over 16,000 customers across the globe. Its customers are supported by the largest industrial software ecosystem, including 4,200 partners and 5,700 certified developers. AVEVA is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with over 4,400 employees at 80 locations in over 40 countries. For more information, visit https://www.aveva.com.