FogHorn Recognized with Emerging Leader Award, Fueled by Strong Asia Growth
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FogHorn, a leading developer of edge intelligence software for industrial and commercial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced that the company has been recognized with an Emerging Leader Award. This is the second award FogHorn has received from the Japan-US Innovation Award program, and a hallmark example of FogHorn’s expanding footprint and continued strong presence in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.
FogHorn will be recognized on Friday, July 13, at Stanford University for its rapid growth and unique, disruptive innovations. The Emerging Vendor Award comes three months after the Japan-U.S. 2018 Innovation Program and Stanford University honored FogHorn with an Outstanding Innovation Award, which recognizes dynamic, entrepreneurial firms that offer groundbreaking technology and business innovations that have the potential to change the world.
“Japan remains an industrial leader in adopting the latest technology to optimize business results, improve product quality and deliver outstanding customer experiences,” said Yuta Endo, vice president and general manager of APAC operations at FogHorn. “FogHorn is pleased to receive this recognition as an innovative leader helping to drive digital transformation for industrial companies. This award exemplifies our commitment to creating groundbreaking IIoT technology and supporting edge intelligence on a global scale.”
As further testament to the company’s continued growth in the Asia-Pacific region, FogHorn’s most recent customer announcement was with DAIHEN, a leading Japanese industrial electronics company. Using FogHorn’s edge intelligence software, DAIHEN has been able to eliminate 5,000 hours of manual data entry per year – identifying production errors and improving data accuracy.
FogHorn continues to forge new paths in Asia-Pacific industrial and manufacturing markets with its expansive industrial IoT partner ecosystem. FogHorn also provides edge computing solutions to a wide network of Japan-based customers and partners, including Macnica Networks Corporation, Enecom, NSSOL and OGIS-RI, and Uniadex.
FogHorn’s industrial IoT software stack offers an efficient and highly scalable end-to-end solution that combines on-site processing of sensor data from industrial machines with data analysis and machine learning. The company’s Lightning™ software platform brings the power of advanced analytics and machine learning (ML) to on-premise edge environments in all major industrial sectors, including manufacturing, oil and gas, power and water, mining, transportation, smart buildings and smart cities.
The Emerging Leader Award comes as the latest in a series of industry accolades for FogHorn that have recognized its innovation and leadership in edge intelligence, real-time streaming analytics, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). The company was recently heralded as a Hot IoT Startup from Network World and was also honored as one of the 10 Most Innovative AI Solution Providers and the 10 Most Promising IoT Solution Providers from Insights Success Magazine. FogHorn also received recognition from CRN as part of its Internet of Things 50, and received a silver Stevie Award for New Product of the Year.
About FogHorn Systems FogHorn is a leading developer of “edge intelligence” software for industrial and commercial IoT application solutions. FogHorn’s software platform brings the power of advanced analytics and machine learning to the on-premises edge environment enabling a new class of applications for advanced monitoring and diagnostics, machine performance optimization, proactive maintenance and operational intelligence use cases. FogHorn’s technology is ideally suited for OEMs, systems integrators and end customers in manufacturing, power and water, oil and gas, renewable energy, mining, transportation, healthcare, retail, as well as smart grid, smart city, smart building and connected vehicle applications. FogHorn and Lightning are trademarks of FogHorn Systems. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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