EMC manufacturer Jabil intends to take a slice of the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace by developing embedded applications with machine learning (ML) capabilities for smart appliances and other IoT-enabled consumer products and industrial equipment.
Key to this strategy is the manufacturer’s use of TIBCO Software’s Project Flogo framework and ecosystem. Project Flogo is an ultra-lightweight integration framework for edge computing. Click on the embedded video here to learn more about Project Flogo.
With Project Flogo Jabil will be able to build lightweight, event-driven solutions that feature artificial intelligence (AI) and ML capabilities. It is designed to run on a variety of platforms such as edge device, edge gateway, on premise, cloud, container, etc., and supports IoT technologies like MQTT, CoaP and REST. Additional features include a web-native step-back debugger to interactively design and debug process, simulate sensor events, and change data or configuration without restarting the complete process
The collaboration will see the two companies leverage TIBCO LABS – TIBCO's technology innovation program in order to help Jabil’s customers bring IoT solutions to market faster.
It is anticipated that the combination of Jabil's deep manufacturing and design expertise, along with TIBCO's integration, analytics, and machine learning solutions, will speed time to market for smart appliances and other Industrial IoT projects.
Carey Paulus, vice president, global business units, Jabil, anticipates the collaboration will enable its customers to explore new business models and build stronger consumer relationships.
In a press statement, Rajeev Kozhikkattuthodi, vice president of product management at TIBCO said. "As we continue to evolve Project Flogo's edge computing and machine learning capabilities, we're confident our relationship with Jabil will have a lasting impact on the future of IIoT and advance the manufacturing industry."