Cork, Ireland — Johnson Controls was honoured for its OpenBlue digital platform and work implementing a network of OpenBlue Innovation Centers around the world with an “IoT Partner Ecosystem of the Year” in the 2021 IoT Breakthrough Awards.
“We feel extremely honored that our OpenBlue digital strategy is being recognized for reimagining how artificial intelligence and machine learning can enhance building ecosystems by delivering a new level of security, comfort and efficiency,” said Mike Ellis, executive vice president and chief customer & digital officer at Johnson Controls.
This is the third consecutive year Johnson Controls won an IoT Breakthrough Award. The awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in Internet-of-Things (IoT) technologies, services, companies and products. The company was named “Overall IoT Company of the Year” and “IoT Innovator of the Year”, in 2020 and 2019 respectively.
“Our goal is to deliver the most comprehensive analysis of the IoT industry each year. With over 3,850 nominations from all over the world, the industry evaluation was broad and extremely competitive for the 2021 program,” said James Johnson, managing director, IoT Breakthrough Awards. “Once again, Johnson Controls rose to the top as a leader in advanced digital solutions that enhance performance, reliability, safety and energy use for buildings and its occupants.”
Johnson Controls has nine OpenBlue innovation centers around the world in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Boca Raton, Florida; Cranston, Rhode Island; Birmingham, Alabama; Cork, Ireland; San Jose, Costa Rica; Wuxi, China; Singapore and Pune, India. These centers are designed to accelerate the reinvention of the building landscape, creating dynamic smart facilities that help businesses meet their sustainability commitments, while delivering healthy places, enriched experiences and cost savings.