Bentley to Acquire Alworx

Noria news wires

Bentley Systems recently announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire AIworx, provider of machine learning and internet of things (IoT) technologies and services. The addition of AIworx is expected to bring advancements in data collection and analysis to help leverage infrastructure engineering digital twins and optimize productivity, operations and maintenance. 

"Machine learning and IoT technologies have created the opportunity for profound improvements in productivity and efficiency of infrastructure," said Francois Valois, vice president of portfolio development for Bentley Systems. "Our new colleagues from AIworx have already been delivering on this potential, and now, leveraging the analytics visibility, which Bentley’s digital twin cloud services uniquely provide, these advancements from going digital will accelerate exponentially."

Headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, Bentley Systems is a global provider of software solutions for advancing the design, construction and operations of infrastructure. AIworx has been providing artificial intelligence and sensor technologies and services for the industrial, aerospace and defense sectors since 2011.

"The biggest opportunities we’ve worked on have to do with improving infrastructure asset performance on an industrial scale by way of the data from connected machines, instrumentation, sensors and communications systems — and we’re excited to dedicate ourselves to that advancement," said Andre Villemaire, co-founder and president of AIworx. "Now, by incorporating our tools into Bentley’s services for digital twins, we enable infrastructure operators to multiply the potential benefits of machine learning and IoT."

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