Kunshan/Munich, January 2021: German startup company emocean, whose operating platform indigo offers real-time machine and systems communication, teams up with Chinese expert for production systems and automation Justech Precision Industry Co., Ltd. of Jiangsu Province. Both companies are set to shake up the global automation market by introducing true smart manufacturing and new ways of networking machines to enable future Artificial Intelligence (AI) and prescriptive applications.
The young German company (currently in seed round) and the Chinese production equipment specialist are jointly announcing a long-term strategic partnership. emocean is a German startup company founded in 2020 looking to disrupt the automation and control market with its innovative solutions. emocean’s operating platform indigo offers an unprecedented combination of vertical and horizontal integration, using semantic models to integrate and process data and handle massive amounts of information by – as the company calls their unique approach – “liquifying data”. Information can be transmitted and shared across different machines, systems, tools and applications through a user defined namespace, while providing true real-time communication across the shop floor, thus paving the way for smart factories according to the paradigms of Industry 4.0.