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Service Transformation: Evolving Service Business in the IoT Era
Service Transformation: Evolving Service Business in the IoT Era
Manufacturers need to create new revenue streams while competing more effectively in the global market that seems fixated on lowest-cost production. Service revenue is becoming increasingly important to manufacturers to maintain profitability -- manufacturers want to capture upward of 30% of revenue from services, and 74% of manufacturing executive identified service as a significant driver of future revenues.
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DeviceLynk Delivers Customized IIoT Solution
DeviceLynk Delivers Customized IIoT Solution
Previously to working with ThingWorx, DeviceLynk built an IIoT platform but found it lacked scalability. They needed something to capture and handle data from an unlimited amount of devices and customers.
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Data Gathering Solution for Joy Global
Data Gathering Solution for Joy Global
Joy Global's existing business processes required customers to work through an unstable legacy system to collect mass volumes of data. With inadequate processes and tools, field level analytics were not sufficient to properly inform business decisions.
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Delivers Seamless Scalability to IOTATOI
Delivers Seamless Scalability to IOTATOI
IOTATOI is a division of Power Agent Systems that has developed an edge server called the Universal Monitoring System (UMS). IOTATOI is using UMS as an edge tier data collector to monitor backup battery arrays in manufacturing, mines, and chemical plants.This experience with battery backups led IOTATOI to expand the system to any condition that can be monitored by sensors such as vibration, heat, temperature, and flow. IOTATOI found they needed to move from their original middleware to something that would allow greater scalability and to also present information in a much broader way allowing them to dynamically look at the information and perform benchmarking analysis, feeding the data into analytics engines and creating a much more actionable view.
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Intelligent Farming with ThingWorx Analytics
Intelligent Farming with ThingWorx Analytics
Z Farms was facing three challenges: costly irrigation systems with water as a limited resource, narrow optimal ranges of soil moisture for growth with difficult maintenance and farm operators could not simply turn on irrigation systems like a faucet.
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Reducing the Rate of Readmissions
Reducing the Rate of Readmissions
The client had limited or inefficient integration of its data sources, which made it difficult to see patients through a longitudinal lens. The client was, however, uniquely positioned to leverage the expansive patient data contained within its network of care, and set out to do so in 2012. Specifically, they wanted to improve the outcomes of patients with Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) through improved care management with goals of reducing readmission rates, better managing patient cholesterol levels, and better managing patient blood pressure.Specifically, the regional healthcare provider was interested in implementing a machine learning platform, that quickly automates complex analytical processes and integrates powerful information into existing applications and portals.
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Thingworx Helps EET Monitor Real-Time Energy Savings
Thingworx Helps EET Monitor Real-Time Energy Savings
Embedded Energy Technology (EET) wanted to build a dashboard for their customers to visualize the data analytics for the stream systems.They wanted the readings collected from the sensors to provide a complete picture of what is happening inside the component, and are displayed in a Web Portal that analyzes and presents the data in a concise format. The dashboard interface will also let customers set up email and text message alerts to be triggered when temperatures of the sensors customer select fall outside of the range they set. Summary reports are emailed monthly that highlight total energy savings, component health and month-over-month / year-over-year comparisons.
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Use IoT to Improve Healthcare Business Outcomes
Use IoT to Improve Healthcare Business Outcomes
Before developing an IoT solution, ICURO hit a major roadblock with its healthcare platform. Limited data sharing between healthcare providers and insurance companies impeded effective communication, resulting in frequent duplication of efforts and making it difficult for each entity to deliver better care while maintaining reasonable costs. ICURO wanted to resolve these data sharing issues, they started developing tools and systems that connect products in meaningful ways, enabling both entities to collaborate more effectively.
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Cutting-edge Predictive Analytics for HIROTEC Group
Cutting-edge Predictive Analytics for HIROTEC Group
Hirotec needed to ensure continuous operations and to minimize unplanned downtime in its manufacturing facilities. Unplanned downtime is costly and compromises Hirotec's ability to deliver its goods to customers on time.
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LumenData Delivers Real-time Predictive Analytics through IoT
LumenData Delivers Real-time Predictive Analytics through IoT
In 2013, LumenData found itself in need of adding new real-time predictive analytics capabilities to its suite of services. To meet this need, LumenData acquired a state-of-the-art streaming data, capture and real-time predictive analytics company. This solved the pure predictive analytics end, but left LumenData with a need to be able to build IoT-targeted services.From an IoT perspective, LumenData was still missing the means to create suitable applications and dashboards that would make it easy for its customers to effortlessly make sense of whatever predictive analysis they might require.
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Leveraging the IoT to Gain a Competitive Edge in International Competition
Leveraging the IoT to Gain a Competitive Edge in International Competition
Many large manufacturers in and outside Japan are competing for larger market share in the same space, expecting a growing demand for projectors in the areas of entertainment, which requires glamor and strong visual performance as well as digital signage that can attract people’s attention.“It is becoming more and more difficult to differentiate ourselves with stand-alone hardware products,” says Kazuyuki Kitagawa, Director of Service & Support at Panasonic AVC Networks. “In order for Panasonic to grow market share and overall business, it is essential for us to develop solutions that deliver significant added value.”Panasonic believes projection failure and quality deterioration should never happen. This is what and has driven them to make their projectors IoT-enabled. More specifically, Panasonic has developed a system that collects data from projectors, visualizes detailed operational statuses, and predicts issues and address them before failure occurs. Their projectors are embedded with a variety of sensorsthat measure power supply, voltage, video input/ output signals, intake/exhaust air temperatures, cooling fan operations, and light bulb operating time. These sensors have been used to make the projector more intelligent, automatically suspending operation when the temperature rises excessively, and automatically switching light bulbs. Although this was a great first step, Panasonic projectors were still not equipped with any capability to send the data over a network.
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Smart, Connected Applications Maximize Agricultural Business Performance
Smart, Connected Applications Maximize Agricultural Business Performance
OnFarm needed to move quickly to capitalize on a significant "smart agriculture" opportunity to build connected applications and dashboards that captured and monitored sensors in the field and provided actionable data back to their customers. The overall solution OnFarm determined necessary was a set of "dashboard-driven connected services utilizing an IoT backend" that would accomplish several key things: • Easily collect data from incompatible sensors via wireless networks • Provide a means to integrate, analyze, and correlate different data sets of information into easily-understood and easy-to-customize reports leading to specific actionable outcomes • Manage end-user permissions, distribute reports and business intelligence through a customizable Web interface that would include dashboards, allowing custom organization of data applicable to the business employing OnFarm's suite of services
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Springpath Gains Real-Time Intelligence and Improves Operational Efficiencies
Springpath Gains Real-Time Intelligence and Improves Operational Efficiencies
As the HCI market has grown increasingly crowded, Springpath sought to differentiate itself by providing enhanced serviceability to its customers. But it was lacking in its ability to provide fast customer issue resolution for both hardware and software components and in its ability to get meaningful, real-time intelligence from data. Springpath needed to create better operational efficiencies for its support organization. To better service its customers, Springpath would need a solution to resolve customer issues faster while collecting real-time customer data from systems to extract better insights for both internal support teams and end customers alike. Building a solution would require quick ingest and parsing of data – which was at the time often sent in the form of complex log files – and the ability to present it as actionable information. Further, a solution would need to enable support engineers to provide quick issue resolution to minimize downtime. Ideally, Springpath wanted customers to get full visibility into their own systems – and thereby be able to perform timely maintenance tasks – with the goal of maximizing uptime and ensuring optimal system performance. In addition, a solution should integrate with their issue management system, Salesforce.com Service Portal, for easy access for both the in-house support team and end-customers. “Offering world-class Customer Service in the IoT era requires a comprehensive and scalable Analytics platform that is well-integrated with an existing Support workflow,” says Brett Flinchum, VP of Global Customer Success at Springpath.
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ThingWorx Delivers Business Transformation to Sysmex
ThingWorx Delivers Business Transformation to Sysmex
With a mature business comprising connected field instruments for remote monitoring, Sysmex realized that the next step in order to transform their business would be to unlock more value from their data. The only way they could outpace their competitors would be to deliver higher quality customer service and improve their internal operational efficiency.
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Elisa is Paving the Way with Their IoT Service Solution
Elisa is Paving the Way with Their IoT Service Solution
With an overwhelming response to the release of their IoT solution, Elisa needed a way to manage the flood in demand without compromising on their customer satisfaction or quality.
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Furtwangen University develops “IoT Walker” and “IoT Wheelchair” using PTC
Furtwangen University develops “IoT Walker” and “IoT Wheelchair” using PTC
Recent studies have found that patients return to the hospital at an alarmingly high rate among those who are hospitalized for heart failure, almost one in four are re-hospitalized within 30 days. Such a focus has led to novel approaches to improve patient care and reduce the need for re-hospitalization. Many of these strategies depend on technologies that employ remote patient monitoring (RPM), using the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing, so that their health care team can track their progress without needing them to come to the office.At the Hochschule Furtwangen University (HFU) in Germany, students across multiple disciplines are working to develop this RPM technology into mechanical devices to aid in monitoring patients remotely. Their idea is to utilize the Internet of Things to develop “smart” wheelchairs and walkers that will transmit patient information to a dashboard developed in PTC’s ThingWorx to monitor various parameters and develop alarms specific to each patient.Achim Bumüller, Senior Assistant in the Mechanical and Medical Engineering Department, is managing the project along with five other faculty members dedicated to each discipline such as electronics, informatics, and mechanical engineering. “Since our university is located in the Black Forest of Germany in Baden-Württemberg, the project was originally developed due to the need for remote monitoring in the small villages that are 20-30 kilometers from their nearest doctor or hospital; however, the target has grown to include the necessity of monitoring patients inside a hospital, nursing home or other areas,” states Bumüller.
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Delivers Business Differentiation to Vantron
Delivers Business Differentiation to Vantron
Taking advantage of the fast growth of China and the growing demands in embedded computer systems, Vantron technology was established in 2002 by Silicon Valley professionals and headquartered in Chengdu, China. In addition to readyto-run low-power embedded systems, Vantron also provides assistance in application software development, tailoring its embedded systems based on customers’ requirements, and offering turn-key manufacturing services. With customers in industries such as healthcare, heavy equipment, vehicle tracking and telematics, looking for customized solutions, Vantron saw more and more customers looking for interconnectivity through the cloud so that they could access and interact with their equipment remotely
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Devicify – State-of-the-Art Internet of Things Business Transformation
Devicify – State-of-the-Art Internet of Things Business Transformation
Devicify required a means to quickly build "connected IoT apps” without building a connected applications platform themselves, an expensive and time consuming option.There is a need for Devicify's Connected Products Management (CPM) product to create agile development environments for both technical and business users within a given company. Johnson notes that speeding up the software development process is critical, but the larger value is in combining this with agility in adapting processes that support new business services. Johnson suggests that the resulting new strategic differentiators are what will drive business transformation within the IoT space.Business users and customers stand to gain tremendously from the effective use of Devicify CPM because the technical users are able to easily and quickly develop the software needed to create full end to end solutions. Devicify specifically engaged with ThingWorx so that these technical users could easily connect the edge devices and end points established by the connected products themselves to the business processes and applications they fed into to create the innovative business services that ultimately serve as strategic business differentiators.
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Smart, Connected Applications Drive IoT Road Side Safety
Smart, Connected Applications Drive IoT Road Side Safety
All Traffic Solutions needed to reduce software complexity so that they could quickly and effectively build out and enhance smart, connected applications without the need to develop their own backend infrastructure and development platform.Ted Graef, All Traffic Solution’s president, emphasizes that it is no longer enough for the company to deliver the best hardware; their hardware must become part of a larger ecosystem that is centered on automating all related business processes and evolving theminto a simple-to-use suite of real-time, software-driven services.All Traffic Solutions took a significant step in its connected services evolution when the company decided to include standardized wireless capabilities in all of its products. The move required the company to its hardware costs, yet the belief was - and the reality turned out to be - that their customers would quickly be able to make up for the additional costs through significant improvements in workforce and customer service efficiency.The bold stroke, however, was not the conversion to wireless hardware. Rather, it was in recognizing that to be successful within a rapidly evolving mobile and wireless world, All Traffic Solutions had to also significantly enhance its software capabilities. Graef says the company understood that it had to deliver software that would provide valuable services, and make it easy for its customers to promptly make sense of the real-time data and alerts that would be transmitted and collected.
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TU Darmstadt students make packing smart with ThingWorx
TU Darmstadt students make packing smart with ThingWorx
An Advanced Design Project toward IoT was open to a handful ofundergraduate students in TU Darmstadt from various backgrounds. The team’s goal was to develop an IoT solution by semester’s end.Based on their personal experience and the survey results—which told them 85% of people had forgotten to pack something important on a trip—they decided to apply the IoT to the world of travel. Armed with ThingWorx and PTC University eLearning Libraries, they began to develop the project idea and scope.
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University Duisburg Launches NectOne for IoT Research
University Duisburg Launches NectOne for IoT Research
In order for the IoT to become fully operationalized, system integration of devices and data with existing businesses systems and processes is vital. In reality, many manufacturing companies like NectOne® with individual systems often find it very difficult to build and use intelligent structures between their systems. Many of the data sources as well as connected systems may be external to the business. This systems integration work can be complex and difficult to manage, but is vital to achieving business objectives. The final goal is to deliver cloud base production control.
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Splunk Partnership Ties Together Big Data & IoT Services
Splunk Partnership Ties Together Big Data & IoT Services
Splunk was faced with the need to meet emerging customer demands for interfacing IoT projects to its suite of services. The company required an IoT partner that would be able to easily and quickly integrate with its Splunk Enterprise platform, rather than allocating development resources and time to building out an IoT interface and application platform.
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Quantifying the ROI with PTC
Quantifying the ROI with PTC
Organizations today are under tremendous pressure from management and customers to deliver a higher quality of products and services at lower costs, and to do so using existing resources. Any expenditure companies do make to help them achieve this goal is expected to deliver a measurable, hard-dollar ROI—and to deliver it quickly. For product manufacturers in particular, ROI has traditionally translated to “reduce costs.” However, cost is just one piece of the ROI equation.  Today’s market leaders understand that ROI is multi- dimensional and that, in many cases, the cost-savings component can be secondary to other returns such as improving customer satisfaction, brand differentiation, and the collection of accurate data, all of which can also drive increased revenues. 
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Scaling Data Science for the Industrial IoT
Scaling Data Science for the Industrial IoT
Conventional techniques for extracting and testing algorithms must get smarter to keep pace with the phenomena they’re tracking. The challenges are mainly in the following areas:- Volume, velocity, and variety of data- Unbounded amount of factors that may affect the output- Fast changing environment calls for constantly evolving models
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Goldcorp: Internet of Things Enables the Mine of the Future
Goldcorp: Internet of Things Enables the Mine of the Future
Goldcorp is committed to responsible mining practices and maintaining maximum safety for its workers. At the same time, the firm is constantly exploring ways to improve the efficiency of its operations, extend the life of its assets, and control costs. Goldcorp needed technology that can maximize production efficiency by tracking all mining operations, keep employees safe with remote operations and monitoring of hazardous work areas and control production costs through better asset and site management.
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Leading Tools Manufacturer Transforms Operations with IoT
Leading Tools Manufacturer Transforms Operations with IoT
Stanley Black & Decker required transparency of real-time overall equipment effectiveness and line productivity to reduce production line change over time.The goal was to to improve production to schedule, reduce actual labor costs and understanding the effects of shift changes and resource shifts from line to line.
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Process Control System Support
Process Control System Support
In many automated production facilities, changes are made to SIMATIC PCS 7 projects on a daily basis, with individual processes often optimised by multiple workers due to shift changes. Documentation is key here, as this keeps workers informed about why a change was made. Furthermore, SIMATIC PCS 7 installations are generally used in locations where documentation is required for audits and certification.The ability to track changes between two software projects is not only an invaluable aid during shift changes, but also when searching for errors or optimising a PCS 7 installation. Every change made to the system is labour-intensive and time-consuming. Moreover, there is also the risk that errors may occur. If a change is saved in the project, then the old version is lost unless a backup copy was created in advance. If no backup was created, it will no longer be possible to return to the previous state if and when programming errors occur.Each backup denotes a version used by the SIMATIC PCS 7 system to operate an installation. To correctly interpret a version, information is required on WHO changed WHAT, WHERE, WHEN and WHY:- Who created the version/who is responsible for the version?- Who released the version?- What was changed in the version i.e. in which block or module of the SIMATIC PCS 7 installation were the changes made?- When was the version created? Is this the latest version or is there a more recent version?- Why were the changes made to the version? If they are part of a regular maintenance cycle, then is the aim to fix an error or to improve production processes?- Is this particular version also the version currently being used in production?The fact that SIMATIC PCS 7 projects use extremely large quantities of data complicates the situation even further, and it can take a long time to load and save information as a result. Without a sustainable strategy for operating a SIMATIC PCS 7 installation, searching for the right software version can become extremely time-consuming and the installation may run inefficiently as a result.
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versiondog on the Trial of Big Bang
versiondog on the Trial of Big Bang
Backing up and monitoring of Industrial control system programs for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN near Geneva, the world´s largest particle accelerator, has been entrusted to the data management system versiondog. The European Organization for Nuclear Research uses the system to manage the data of around 500 components, making versiondog one of CERN's standard technologies.
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IT security for critical infrastructure with versiondog
IT security for critical infrastructure with versiondog
Flood prevention and sewerage are highly mechanised and automated services that utilise the latest high-performance computerised controllers and IT networks. For a growing number of public water authorities, the versiondog data management system from AUVESY has significantly improved the process of keeping track of the associated data. Although the primary purpose of versiondog is usually to provide change and data management, it is also helping German water authorities fulfil the requirements of the country's IT Security Act 2015, especially with regard to ICS systems.
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Data management as a part of your cybersecurity strategy
Data management as a part of your cybersecurity strategy
Coordinating data in the age of digitalisation presents a real challenge, especially where production facilities are concerned. The task of maintaining the many and varied components used in production also entails working with a wide variety of different software packages (editors)Each change that is made to the software results in a new version that has to be securely stored – versions need to be properly managed and there can only ever be one version that is the latest authorised version. But how can you make sure that all changes that were made to the software now running on the machine/device were authorised?
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