Johnson Controls and Foxconn Industrial Internet have announced that the companies will work together to transform building analytics with artificial intelligence and machine learning to advance smart buildings and smart city technologies.
To begin the collaboration, Johnsons Controls will become the preferred supplier of building management products and solutions at Foxconn’s planned manufacturing facilities in Mt. Pleasant, Wisconsin. The buildings will feature smart, secure and sustainable technologies provided by Johnson Controls and enhanced by Fii’s industrial AI and smart manufacturing technologies, according to a news release.
“We look forward to this collaboration with Johnson Controls, a global leader in building technology, to apply their expertise to leverage our expertise in Artificial Intelligence to further advance into the next generation of smart technology solutions,” says Brand Cheng, Fii CEO.
“This partnership represents an incredible opportunity for both companies. For Johnson Controls it is recognition by the world’s leading electronics manufacturer that we have the right products and solutions to make buildings smart, safe and sustainable, not just in Southeastern Wisconsin, but around the world,” adds George Oliver, chairman and CEO of Johnson Controls.