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ADVICS and Macnica Networks Deploy FogHorn Edge Software for Smart Factory

By Ken Briodagh

FogHorn, a developer of intelligent edge computing software for industrial and commercial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, recently announced that ADVICS, working with Macnica Networks, has deployed the Lightning Edge Computing Software to provide onsite data processing, real-time analytics and ultimately machine learning and AI in its smart factory transition.

ADVICS supplies advanced automotive brake systems and components. ADVICS partnered with Macnica Networks to digitize its manufacturing sites and integrate varied equipment data to enable edge-based real-time visualization and analytics of its manufacturing. This digital transformation has allowed ADVICS to identify production issues immediately and quickly determine the root cause therefore improving manufacturing efficiencies.

“ADVICS digital transformation to a smart factory reflects their mission to contribute to the reliability of society by pursuing a better safety, environment and comfort through products that delight customers,” said Yuta Endo, VP, GM, business development, and head of APAC operations, FogHorn. “We are excited to work with our partner, Macnica Networks, to help ADVICS enhance manufacturing efficiency. FogHorn Lightning is uniquely positioned to help companies transform streaming data into actionable, predictive insights right at the edge, providing real-time monitoring and diagnostics, streaming analytics, machine learning and operations optimization.”



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