Improving data visualization and implementing cloud-based remote access is also the first step to implementing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industrie 4.0 applications for said data visualization.
Remote management and monitoring applications help keep operations up and running. External remote management and monitoring teams provide specialized operational knowledge to help with automation and control system issues.
Brad SST PB3 Remote Module
Finalist in Maintenance Tools and Equipment in Plant Engineering’s 2011 Product of the Year competition
After initial rumours that Securitas might buy back Niscayah, after Niscayah spun out of Securitas in 2006, it is Stanley Black & Decker that has finally negotiated terms to acquire the Swedish-based Integrator. This is a further push into Europe by Stanley, following its acquisition of ADT ‘s French monitoring and systems integration business in March 2010.
Last week I was pleased to attend and speak at the Managed and Hosted Video Summit in Boulder, CO. Although a consensus amongst the delegates could not be reached, my general assessment was that security integrators, dedicated solution providers and alarm monitoring companies will play a key role in delivering services over the coming years.
QuickPick Remote Advance system allows order selectors to remotely advance the truck to the next pick location without having to return to the operator’s compartment
The PB-XEPI Ethernet PROFIBUS device coupler from TURCK combines integrated Web server software with diagnostic functionality enabling users to monitor PROFIBUS networks remotely without disrupting network operations.
IQPC’s 4th Annual Remote Services Implementation Summit is taking place on February 22-24, 2010 at The Le Meridien in San Francisco, CA. Plant Engineering readers who register with the code RSPE and attend the main conference only for just $999. This event will feature strategic and tactical lessons in enhancing infrastructure and data analysis for remote services. It will also provide the opportunity to network with industry thought leaders in prognostics, data analytics, service marketing and remote tools in highly complex environments.
New color-coded plant-floor monitoring software provides production managers with 24/7 intelligence on machine uptime, which is shown in green on Web-based reports, and identifies and categorizes downtime events by color for analysis. The software links machines on the plant floor to allow real-time checks of total production activity or individual machine status; generates alerts; and accumula...