Azimut-Benetti Group and VEEDIMS, LLC Announce Integration Partnership for Advanced Smart Automation by Connecting Design and Internet of Things Technology (IoT)

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VEEDIMS will provide Azimut-Benetti with Internet of Things (IoT) technology solutions for optimized comfort, performance and value.

Azimut-Benetti Group, the world’s largest builder of megayachts, and VEEDIMS, LLC announced today the launch of a new Internet of Things (IoT) technology solution partnership that will optimize comfort, performance and value through solutions that have never before been seen in the luxury ultra yacht market.

The direct connection between yacht design, engineering and construction along with the merging of the real and virtual worlds of information will create intelligence about all systems on a vessel thus enabling Azimut-Benetti to provide more technologically advanced and reliable solutions. Azimut-Benetti will be delivering an entirely unprecedented new level of customer service by connecting owners, captains, crew members and passengers with processes and real-time information from their vessel environment at all times.

“As mobile devices continue to proliferate, there will be an increased shift toward serving the needs of the mobile user in diverse contexts and environments. This will require increased attention to user experience design”, said Craig R. Helsing, CEO for VEEDIMS, LLC. “We are very excited for the opportunity to partner with the most prestigious megayacht builder in the world with our smart data platform and patented IoT technology.”

With the grand opening of their new Benetti office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on October 29, 2014, Azimut-Benetti will showcase VEEDIMS’ IoT integrated technology in a real-world environment. The new office will feature models of Benetti megayachts; IoT controlled lighting, HVAC, windows and shades, multimedia and entertainment controls.

“Being born in Italy and as a proud US citizen of 56 years, I am especially pleased and honored that Azimut-Benetti has chosen VEEDIMS to play an integral role in Azimut-Benetti expanding their current pinnacle status in the global mega yacht community”, said Claudio R. Ballard, Chairman and co-founder for VEEDIMS, LLC.

For additional information about VEEDIMS capability for marine applications, visit: or email: info(at)veedims(dot)com.

Visit all of the VEEDIMS social media sites at:, and veedims-YouTube where the latest videos and application images of VEEDIMS can be viewed and experienced.

About Azimut|Benetti
Azimut-Benetti is the leading and most prestigious builder of mega yachts in the world. The Group, which owns the prestigious Azimut Yachts and Benetti, each geared to a specific segment of the nautical market – and Yachtique Operating, in the services sector - operates in 68 countries throughout the world via a sales network comprising 138 sites.

VEEDIMS empowers the Internet of Things (IoT) through its smart open platform for the monitoring, controlling and managing of all manner of electrical and electronic systems.
VEEDIMS enables companies in the transportation silo (land, sea, air) and construction silo (commercial, industrial, residential) to swiftly enter the IoT marketplace to rapidly develop solutions that make all manner of mobile assets connected and smart. Headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, VEEDIMS' vision is to provide IoT power + data solutions that break through the barriers of connecting all disparate things in industrial environments safely and securely. VEEDIMS already has 38 patents issued and pending, developing proprietary technology that delivers advanced and easily deployable solutions for commercial and consumer applications.


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