The Industrial Internet Consortium and the Robot Revolution Initiative Council announce liaison

November 30, 2017 ECD Staff

NEEDHAM, MA. The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) and the Robot Revolution Initiative (RRI) announced they have agreed to a liaison. Under the agreement, the IIC and RRI will work together to align efforts to maximize interoperability, portability, security and privacy for the industrial Internet. Joint activities between the IIC and the RRI will include the creation of use cases and requirements for proposals for international standardization in the field of smart manufacturing; industrial security; and periodically hosting joint seminars.

“Advances in robotics, artificial intelligence and analytics are accelerating wide-spread adoption of industrial IoT,” said Wael William Diab, Chair of IIC’s Liaison Working Group, IIC Steering Committee Member, and Senior Director at Huawei. “We look forward to collaborating with RRI and are delighted to present at the RRI International Symposium.”

For information on this and other current liaisons, visit

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