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GE’s Mark VIeS Safety Management System Receives exida 2014 Safety Award
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GE’s Mark VIeS Safety Management System Receives exida 2014 Safety Award

Mark VIeS leverages GE’s rich history of critical process control Demonstrates ability to play a key role in the making the world a safer place Excels in meeting functional safety standards CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — OCTOBER 29, 2014 —GE’s Intelligent Platforms business (NYSE: GE) today announced that its exida certified Mark VIeS Safety Management System received the exida 2014 Safety Award in the Logic Solver category. The...

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GE Delivers Real-time, Actionable Business Intelligence Capabilities with New Industrial Internet Solution Powered by Webalo
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GE Delivers Real-time, Actionable Business Intelligence Capabilities with New Industrial Internet Solution Powered by Webalo

Proficy® Scorecard connects business intelligence to operational awareness Real-time mobile access to critical data helps users monitor the business parameters that you care about most while driving down to the operational details to make operations more efficient Powered by Webalo and enabled by Proficy Mobile, solution combines Proficy data with other enterprise applications for a panoramic view of the business CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA —...

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Virtualization Coming Soon to a Controller Near You

Just as virtualization technology transformed the IT landscape and crept into the supervisory and execution layers of many a manufacturing facility, it's now poised to invade real-time controls, too. "The technology is inevitable, and it's coming sooner than you think," said Rich Carpenter, chief technology strategist for GE Intelligent Platforms, in his presentation "Virtualization of Control in the Era of Software-Designed Machines" today at...

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Visible Data Means Operations Excellence
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Visible Data Means Operations Excellence

Seeing is believing, and bringing operational information into the light makes it usable by everyone in an enterprise—allowing them all to make faster, more productive decisions. This enhanced awareness was especially useful at GE Lighting, which recently reinvented itself to transition from manufacturing millions of homogenous, incandescent light bulbs to developing tailored, LED lighting solutions for its many customers. Similarly, Coca-Cola...

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GE Launches Proficy Monitoring & Analytics Suite 2.0
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GE Launches Proficy Monitoring & Analytics Suite 2.0

At its User Summit: Making the Industrial Internet Real, in Orlando, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business announced the launch of a new version of the Proficy Monitoring & Analysis Suite (PMAS), which integrates its industrial data historian, Proficy Historian, with its advanced analytics capabilities, Proficy SmartSignal. The new offering also uses GE’s Predix platform for the Industrial Internet. Design World

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Back to the Future of Big Data Analytics

In 2015, a teenager will be able to make a quick escape from trouble on his very own hoverboard, a wheel-less skateboard that flies three inches off the ground. Of course, that is the fictional world where Marty McFly finds himself in the 1980s movie franchise, "Back to the Future." But, as Kate Johnson, GE's vice president and commercial officer for sales and marketing points out, "There's a hoverboard that works now. The future is here. Marty...

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Software Suite Combines GE Historian, Data Analysis Solutions

Today at its Intelligent Platforms User Summit in Orlando, Florida, GE announced the release of a new version of the Proficy Monitoring & Analysis Suite (PMAS) that integrates its industrial data historian, Proficy Historian, with its advanced analytics capabilities, Proficy SmartSignal. The new offering also uses GE's Predix platform for the Industrial Internet. CONTROL

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"Zero Unplanned Downtime Cleared for Takeoff"

Jeff Slagle is known as the grim reaper of engine maintenance. If he's coming to talk with you about an aircraft engine, the news is typically not good. Slagle joined Delta Air Lines in 1998, testing engines, and is now the general manager of propulsion engineering. "Nobody wants to be on an aircraft that's delayed by six hours," said Slagle, who spoke today about Delta's journey toward zero unplanned downtime at the GE Intelligent Platforms...

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Cloud Approach Speeds Application Deployment

The eternal goal is still better, safer, more efficient and profitable operating decisions. And for a chemical manufacturer and a grain-handling OEM who spoke today at the GE Intelligent Platforms User Summit, the latest, fastest way to get there is cloud-based data gathering, storage and analysis using GE software, equipment and services. Two GE customers, AkzoNobel and TempuTech, described their experiences and best practices for accessing and...

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GE Brings Context to Technology Wave

GE CEO Jeff Immelt delivered three distinct messages in his keynote address to the more than 600 attendees of this week's GE Intelligent Platforms User Summit in Orlando, Florida. First, every industrial company will soon be a software and data analytics company, or risk competitive irrelevance. Second, because GE is also among the world's largest industrial companies—with some 400 plants and factories and an annual manufacturing spend of...

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Industrial Internet Aids Water/Wasewater -- and Cows

Now that it's approaching critical mass in mainstream understanding and usefulness, the Industrial Internet is quickly being adopted in an ever-expanding number and range of applications. For instance, the Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW) and Metropolitan Sewer Dept. are employing the Industrial Internet and solutions from GE Intelligent Platforms to improve its resilience and speed up its response to storms and overflow conditions, while...

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GE Introduces Software Suite that Utilizes Predix Industrial Internet Platform
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GE Introduces Software Suite that Utilizes Predix Industrial Internet Platform

Fully integrated software suite makes the Industrial Internet real for customers by addressing exponentially growing industrial data sets, including asset health and process optimization Based on Proficy® Historian and SmartSignal, and incorporating key technologies from the company’s Predix Industrial Internet platform, Proficy Monitoring & Analysis Suite supports the transition from reactive to proactive and ultimately optimized...

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GE CEO Jeff Immelt Says Software, Analtyics are Path to Zero Unplanned Downtime

Just a few moments before the young General Electric (GE) executive standing at the podium introduced his CEO Jeffery Immelt, he mentioned that the GE event they were attending was not meant to be a sales pitch. No sooner had Immelt hopped onto the stage following his introduction then he vociferously disagreed. “I’m here to sell,” he said. On the other hand, Immelt was scheduled at the GE Intelligent Platforms Business 2014 User Summit to speak...

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GE’s Intelligent Platforms User Summit to Bring Together Industry Leaders Making the Industrial Internet Real

GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt to kick off event AkzoNobel, ConocoPhillips and Delta Air Lines will present on high-performance technology solutions driving new levels of efficiency Attendees to learn about real-time applications of GE’s Industrial Internet vision connecting intelligent machines with advanced analytics ORLANDO, FL — OCTOBER 27, 2014 — Today marks the start of GE’s Intelligent Platforms User Summit:...

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SWaP sweeps and edge processors adapt

By: Charlotte Adams, Contributing Editor, Military Embedded Systems Military Embedded Systems, October 2014 Issue Size, weight, and power (SWaP) considerations have always been important for embedded electronics, but as platforms shrink, SWaP constraints are becoming ever more critical. Larger platforms will, of course, continue to use “big” processors that are optimized for performance. However, the proliferation of intelligence at...

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