NEEDHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and the Industrial Internet Brazilian Association (ABII), a non-profit organization created to accelerate the growth of industrial Internet in Brazil, announced they have agreed to a liaison. Under the agreement, the IIC and ABII will work together to align efforts to maximize interoperability, portability, security and privacy for the industrial Internet.
Joint activities between the IIC and the ABII will include:
- Identifying and sharing IIoT best practices
- Realizing interoperability by harmonizing architecture and other elements
- Collaborating on standardization
- Promoting testbeds in Brazil
“We are excited about working with ABII to accelerate the adoption of the industrial Internet in Brazil,” said Wael William Diab, IIC Chair of the Liaison Working Group. “We welcome the opportunity to share our knowledge and collaborate with ABII members as Brazil looks to capitalize on the many opportunities IoT brings to commercial industries.”
“We are thrilled with the liaison with IIC as it connects the Brazilian ecosystem to rest of the world. Reciprocally, it will also provide access to the Brazilian market for IIC members and other institutions that have liaison with the Industrial Internet Consortium,” said José Rizzo, President of ABII.
The IIC Liaison Working Group is the gateway for formal relationships with standards and open-source organizations, consortia, alliances, certification and testing bodies and government entities/agencies. The agreement with the ABII is one of a number of agreements made by the IIC Liaison Working Group. For a list of current liaisons, click here.
About The Industrial Internet Brazilian Association
The Industrial Internet Brazilian Association (ABII) is a non-profit organization created to accelerate the growth of industrial Internet in Brazil, formed by companies and institutions nationwide. The ABII professionals are involved in six different working groups - Business Development, Technology, Testbeds, Security, Marketing and People & Education - forming a qualified and integrated ecosystem.
About The Industrial Internet Consortium
The Industrial Internet Consortium is the world’s leading membership program transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The IIC delivers a trustworthy IIoT in which the world’s systems and devices are securely connected and controlled to deliver transformational outcomes. The Industrial Internet Consortium is a program of the Object Management Group (OMG). For more information, visit www.iiconsortium.org.
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