Fujitsu and Panasonic begin joint pilot project of Cloud-Enabled Smart Appliances

Fujitsu and Panasonic today announced the launch of a joint pilot project of Cloud-Enabled Smart Appliances that aims to create new value for customers while also tying in with other industries such as food and health. Each company’s respective strengths, including information from Panasonic’s smart appliances and Fujitsu’s cloud technology, which enables this information to be efficiently analyzed and visualized, will be leveraged in the pilot project. Fujitsu and Panasonic intend to use the knowledge gained through the pilot project to develop new services that enhance convenience and comfort in customers’ daily lives.

To design and demonstrate ways for creating added value and developing new services businesses focusing on broad industry sectors such as food and health. This, in turn, will enrich the daily lives of home appliance users. The pilot project will be overseen by a dedicated organization established by Fujitsu in April of this year, as well as the Panasonic R&D division’s Cloud Solutions Center.

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