ABB and IBM signed a technological agreement association

ABB—a Switzerland-based firm of technology solutions for the industry— has signed a collaboration agreement with IBM —a North American technology firm—, in an effort to increase their presence in digital technology with industrial applications. With this agreement, ABB will combine its offer of digital goods and services, known as Ability, with the IBM experience regarding artificial intelligence, featured in the Watson data analysis programs. This way, both companies will be able to offer industrial products to reduce error, avoid task duplication and improve the production quality in factories.