Omron and Wind River Studio Partner to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

March 4, 2024
The partnership sheds light on the importance of cloud-native technologies and collaborative frameworks in optimizing the entire lifecycle of industrial automation systems.

Omron is spearheading efforts to enhance sustainability within the manufacturing industry by visualizing the carbon footprint of its product supply chain and implementing energy management tools, Control Design reported.

By leveraging sophisticated edge platforms that integrate informational technology (IT) and operational technology (OT), Omron aims to calculate and reduce greenhouse gas emissions based on data from production sites. This initiative not only addresses environmental concerns but also aligns with economic goals, emphasizing the importance of optimizing software development to increase productivity and maintain high quality.

Omron has partnered with Wind River Studio, a cloud-native development platform, to drive its DevOps approach and streamline the development, deployment and operation of intelligent systems in the edge domain.

Automation engineers would find Omron's collaboration with Wind River particularly intriguing as it signifies a shift towards integrated solutions that bridge IT and OT, essential for addressing complex challenges in the manufacturing sector. By utilizing Wind River Studio's capabilities such as workflow automation, cloud-native testing, and agile development support, Omron aims to enhance development productivity and ensure the reliability, security and safety of its intelligent systems.

Control Design shares more information on the partnership in this article.

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