|Supplier Slogan||Enabling the Networked Society.||Ingenuity for Life||Listen. Think. Solve.||Inspire the Next.||Life's Good.||Human-Centered Automation||Das verbindet uns.|
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Ericsson provides services, software and infrastructure in mobility, broadband and the cloud that enable the communications industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve their users' experience and capture new opportunities. Year founded: 1876 Revenue: $26.8 billion (2014) NASDAQ: ERIC
Siemens is the largest engineering company in Europe. With their positioning along the electrification value chain, Siemens has the knowhow that extends from power generation to power transmission, power distribution and smart grid to the efficient application of electrical energy. Featured Subsidiaries/ Business Units: - Digital Factory - Siemens Technology to Business (TTB)
Rockwell is a provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that helps manufacturers achieve a competitive advantage for their businesses. Rockwell operates in two segments: Architecture & Software, which deals in hardware, software and communication components of the organization, and Controls Products & Solutions that handles a portfolio of intelligent motor control and industrial control products, application expertise and project management capabilities.
Johnson Controls is an American company globally offering products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, automotive batteries, electronics and interior systems for automobiles. Year founded: 1885 Revenue: $42.9 billion (2014)
Hitachi is a highly diversified company that operates eleven business segments: Information & Telecommunication Systems, Social Infrastructure, High Functional Materials & Components, Financial Services, Power Systems, Electronic Systems & Equipment, Automotive Systems, Railway & Urban Systems, Digital Media & Consumer Products, Construction Machinery and Other Components & Systems. Year founded: 1910 Revenue: $94.0 billion (2014) TYO: 6501
LG deliver products and services that make lives better, easier and happier through increased functionality and fun. They offer the latest innovations to make “Life Good” – from home appliances, consumer electronics and mobile communications to business innovations in digital signage, air conditioning, solar and LED lighting.
Sinomach is a key State-owned enterprise directly managed by the central government. Sinomach is a Chinese conglomerate with businesses covering four fields, namely, machinery equipment R&D, project contracting, trade and services, and finance and investment. It has made inroads in important industries including machinery, electric power, metallurgy, agriculture and forestry, transportation, construction, automobiles, shipbuilding, light industry, electronics energy, environmental engineering, aeronautics and astronautics.
As the core of the Azbil Group, this company is developing its Building Automation business in the building market, Advanced Automation business in the plant and factory markets, and Life Automation business in lifelines, health care, and other markets connected closely with everyday life. Year founded: 1906 TYO:6845
T-Mobile Austria is one of the leading providers of telecommunications, TV and entertainment in Austria. With the merger of UPC Austria in the summer 2018, the company now has 2500 employees, 7.2 million contract customers and pro forma revenues (2017) of 1,25 billion Euro.
The brands T-Mobile, UPC and tele.ring offer fixed and mobile internet, digital TV and entertainment as well as mobile communications for different target groups – from consumer smartphone and internet customers and families, small companies to public and listed companies.
As a part of the Deutsche Telekom group T-Mobile benefits from the innovative capacity and the financial stability of the group, one of the biggest global player in the telecommunications market. In the fiscal year 2017 the group reported a turnover of 74,9 billion Euros. T-Mobile Austria serves amongst other functions as machine to machine communication (M2M) expert for the Deutsche Telekom group.
The Internet of Things (IoT) will have a profound impact in the future. Enabling anything to be connected and providing ’smartness’ to these connected things will bring value across a number of sectors in the Networked Society. Ericsson is engaged with a number of partners from industry and academia in an EU-funded research project called the IoT Initiative with the objective of increasing the benefits and possibilities of IoT, but also identifing and proposing ways to tackle the challenges. The project analyzed about 150 application scenarios of strategic importance. A selected subset were tested in surveys which went out to a number of users and professionals within the ICT community.
In the near future, billions of pieces of equipment will be connected to one another and massive amounts of data will pouring in. Advanced algorithms, high-powered computing, better connectivity and cloud storage all facilitate the emergence of smart systems. Knowing how to leverage the respective opportunities, however, requires a unique set of skills. Siemens has the engineering, domain and digital know-how to generate performance improvements across the entire value chain, from design to production and operations to maintenance. Digital simulation technology accelerates the plant design, the installation and commissioning as well as the entire product design and production planning process. Multiple components in systems and plants can be intelligently networked to communicate with each other and exchange real-time data. Machine learning makes complex systems more efficient without human intervention. The intelligent analysis of operational data helps identify patterns and predict potential downtimes. Minimum downtimes boost reliability thanks to lifecycle services.
Smart Connected Operations is a future looking vision that describes what the factory or production line of the future will look like. It will involve Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) enabled MOM applications integrated with IIoT enabled assets and IIoT enabled business systems. It is an elemental part of creating the Smart Connected Enterprise and is often where companies have breaks in the strands of the digital thread. In moving towards this vision, both solution providers and manufacturing organizations are going to have to up the game when it comes to investing in IIoT. These investments will include the creation of new organizations that bring together IT, OT, and business leaders, new technologies that enable connectivity, cloud, big data analytics, and the development of new applications, along with the foresight to see that small pilot projects today could transform entire industries tomorrow.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is fueling innovation in products, services and solutions that improve building operations and performance. For decades, Johnson Controls has been providing the equipment and systems that communicate in real-time to deliver optimized environments. With a portfolio ranging from sensors, equipment and systems through cloud-based data collection and fault detection, they offer an advanced and robust product line. Johnson Controls smart equipment leverages embedded controls and secured connectivity to reduce the risk of downtime and improve the serviceability while optimizing efficiency and reducing energy costs.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects accessed through the Internet—essentially a "Connected Everything Platform." These objects contain embedded technology to interact with internal states or the external environment. When objects can sense and communicate, it changes how and where decisions are made, and who makes them. IoT is connecting new places—such as manufacturing floors, energy grids, healthcare facilities, and transportation systems—to the Internet. When an object can represent itself digitally, it can be controlled from anywhere. This connectivity means more data, gathered from more places, with more ways to: increase efficiency, innovate in product development, increase asset utilization, enhance the customer experience, streamline the supply chain, and improve safety and security. Hitachi Consulting helps apply IoT solutions to drive business value, ultimately allowing companies to be IoT innovators and become an "Enterprise of Things." Companies can learn more about Hitachi Consulting's products, solutions and expertise and how they leverage the diverse product portfolio of Hitachi to help enterprises quickly get value out of IoT capabilities.
LG is investing heavily in the Internet of Things (IoT), or making everyday objects smart and connected. LG has already partnered with Google on improved smart home technology. With a portfolio ranging from sensors, equipment and systems through cloud-based data collection and fault detection, LG offers the industry’s most advanced and robust product line.
Sinomach intends to construct the “SINOMACH Robotic Science Park” in Zhuhai High-tech Zone. By constructing the industrial robot science park and bringing in internationally known robotic enterprise and its advanced designs and sales market concepts, Zhuhai can promote its advancement of modern industry and boost the rapid concentration of robotic industry in Guangdong and in addition, the development of high-end equipment manufacturing industry.
T-Mobile Austria is not only one of the leading providers of telecommunications, TV and entertainment in Austria. T-Mobile is also an expert partner for worldwide IoT connectivity. T-Mobile provides state-of-the-art connectivity solutions and offers assistance in critical moments. Only on the basis of a complete and connected pool of generated data it is possible to enhance IoT effectiveness and the price-performance ratio. T-Mobile is part of the Deutsche Telekom group.
AT&T, O2, Sprint
ARUP Laboratories, Digital Realty, University of Michigan
Campari, INCO Engineering, Whyalla Steelworks
Organichem, Sealed Air, Steelcase, Morgan Stanley, Ericsson, Jaguar Land Rover, Fiserv (Europe) Ltd
BMW, Cortal Consors, Die Mobiliar
Dell, HP, Microsoft
IoT Snapshot: Hardware
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IoT Snapshot: Software
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IoT Snapshot: Service
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|Use Cases||Process Control & Optimization (PCO)||Water Quality and Leakage MonitoringManufacturing System AutomationFactory Operations Visibility & Intelligence Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM)Predictive Maintenance (PdM)Digital TwinAutonomous RobotsBuilding Energy Management System (BEMS)Process Control & Optimization (PCO)||Factory Operations Visibility & Intelligence Process Control & Optimization (PCO)||Process Control & Optimization (PCO)Building Energy Management System (BEMS)Factory Operations Visibility & Intelligence||Factory Operations Visibility & Intelligence||Process Control & Optimization (PCO)|
|Partners||IBMIBM Watson (IBM)Silver Spring NetworksHuaweiCapgeminiSAP|