November 1, 2022 | 17:00 EDT | Amsterdam – DataProphet announced today that its end-to-end IIoT solution platform, CONNECT, has received a 2022 IoT Edge Computing Excellence Award from IoT Evolution World, the leading website covering the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. DataProphet CONNECT is a complete retrieval, storage, streaming, visualization, and compute platform for AI-driven manufacturing. 

The IoT Edge Computing Excellence Award recognizes the companies emerging as leaders in the growing edge computing space. Companies selected for this award have proven that their products are enabling advanced IoT deployments by offering edge solutions that bring real-time computing, data availability, analytics, AI, and machine learning to edge devices.

DataProphet CONNECT ingests, preprocesses, and manages real-time and historical production data from machine sensors and operational management systems. It delivers distilled and reliable data in relevant and accessible formats via a customizable interface — with secure and intuitive role-based access. With CONNECT, plant managers, operators, and engineers on the shop floor drive connectivity-derived production value at any stage of a digital transformation journey. However, CONNECT is about more than ready access to the plant data most critical to factory personnel. 

Unlike other IIoT platforms, CONNECT also innately synthesizes IIoT and AI capabilities. As DataProphet’s founder and CEO, Frans Cronje, puts it:

“Differentiating this technology from its competitors, CONNECT is built with Artificial Intelligence (AI) in mind. As such, CONNECT maintains a factory’s data integrity by practical necessity — rendering it complete, contextualized, and current. We designed CONNECT on the basis that high-quality data is critical for plants to solve optimization problems with AI. DataProphet CONNECT is, in this sense, a truly end-to-end and explicitly value-enabling IIoT solution geared toward autonomous manufacturing.”

“The solutions selected for the IoT Evolution Edge Computing Excellence Award reflect innovation driving the fast-growing Internet of Things marketplace. It is my honor to congratulate DataProphet for their innovative work and contribution to this rapidly evolving industry,” said Ken Briodagh, Editorial Director, IoT Evolution.

“It is my pleasure to recognize CONNECT, an innovative solution that earned DataProphet the 2022 IoT Evolution Edge Computing Excellence Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “I look forward to seeing more innovation from DataProphet in the future.”

About DataProphet

DataProphet is a leader in AI that enables factories to step towards autonomous manufacturing. Its AI-as-a-Service (AIaaS) proactively prescribes changes to plant control plans to optimize production continuously without the expert human analysis that is typically required. Digital transformation is guided by rapid results. As recognized by the World Economic Forum, DataProphet CONNECT and DataProphet PRESCRIBE have helped customers around the world (in automotive, rubber, minerals, and semiconductors, to name a few) experience a significant and practical impact on the factory floor — empowering manufacturers to reduce their cost of non-quality by an average of 40 percent. DataProphet understands manufacturing and that real impact is achieved with pre-emptive actions because real-time is often too late.

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