Apple ( AAPL ) and General Electric ( GE ) on Wednesday announced a pact to harness the predictive data and analytical capabilities of GE’s industrial internet platform via iPhone and iPad apps.
[ibd-display-video id=2376519 width=50 float=left autostart=true]The two components of the Dow Jones industrial average unveiled a software development kit (SDK) based on Predix, GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform , which enables iOS developers to make their own powerful industrial IoT apps.
. @generalelectric partners w/ Apple to bring #Predix SDK for iOS to iPhone and iPad: https://t.co/s2H5gUmqjx via @GE_Digital pic.twitter.com/kIJeUlRCRk
– GE Digital (@GE_Digital) October 18, 2017
Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, said the partnership is “fundamentally changing how the industrial world works by combining GE’s Predix platform with the power and simplicity of iPhone and iPad.”
The new Predix SDK for iOS will be available to download on Oct. 26, the companies said in a joint statement.
Shares of Apple were unchanged at 160.47 on the stock market today , while GE added 0.2% to 23.23.
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