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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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GE races to the moon
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A Robot Race on the Moon? At Least One Company Is All In

The space exploration company Astrobotic wants to be your robot’s cheap ticket to the moon. The aerospace innovator is planning to start flying missions there in summer 2016. Its lander-in-development, called Griffin, will have enough room on board to take four robotic rovers and scientific instruments to the lunar surface. On the way, it could also drop off a satellite in the moon’s orbit. Astrobotic is competing with 17 other teams to win the...

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Video Blog explores how gaming technology influences high performance embedded computing

Military & Aerospace Electronics, October 20, 2014 What can happen when system designers apply digital high-end gaming technology military embedded computing? The answer is a lot, as technologies such as general-purpose graphics processors (GPGPUs) - designed originally for gamers - yield space and power-efficient parallel processing capability. Military & Aerospace Electronics Chief Editor John Keller talked with Dustin Franklin of GE...

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What the Industrial Internet Means Now

Talk of Internet of Things / Industrial Internet / Connected Enterprise is growing. Consumer applications are partly to blame. Wearables for health and fitness and home automation are major consumer applications attracting attention and investment dollars. The industrial case dates from at least 1999 when the cellular carriers were looking for new markets to sell data transmission (not foreseeing the smartphone boom). There was something called...

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