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Stepping up to the ISR Challenge with PCI Express

EE Catalog - September, 2014 By: David Tetely and Simon Furlong, GE Intelligent Platforms High speed serial switched fabrics such as InfiniBand and Serial RapidIO have garnered significant attention in recent years—to the point where it’s become easy to think of PCI Express as "just for consumer PCs." In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. Implemented appropriately, it delivers numerous advantages. In fact, it is now...

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What Industries are the First to Introduce Wearables at Work?

Among the first business-focussed applications to be released into the wearable marketplace was developed by Alpine Metrics in partnership with Salesforce. The free Intelligence Forecasting application alerts salespeople of trends and information to help them make better decisions in real time. “The adoption of technology like Alpine Metrics', that are really aimed at doing some kind of analytics behind the scenes--so that it's only...

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Get Connected! GE’s Equipment Insight Solution Enables New Industrial Internet Service Offering

GE Predictivity™ solution from GE’s Intelligent Platforms business makes it easy to provide Industrial Internet Services with rapid technical decision support for process equipment Actionable information, troubleshooting and support help keep controls and rotating equipment packages running smoothly with minimal downtime GE makes the Industrial Internet real with OEM solutions for improved machine performance and enhanced customer...

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Plant HMI Goes Millenial

The new automation plant is getting revamped for the emerging generation of engineers who are savvy with consumer interfaces and expect the plant to operate with 21st Century multi-touch screens. For about a decade, plants have been running on interfaces from the last century, out of touch with young engineers adept at advanced tools on their smartphones and tablets. The advanced automation plant is responding to the needs of the Millennial...

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Get Connected! FacilityConneX Provides Predictive Facilities Management in the Cloud Anytime, Anywhere

Powered by Equipment Insight from GE Predictivity TM , this Industrial Internet-enabled system features Predictive Facilities Management™ capabilities Real-time mobile access to critical data helps users monitor the health of assets to make operations more efficient and help facilities managers lower energy costs Another solution that makes the Industrial Internet real for customers CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA and PLYMOUTH, MA — SEPTEMBER 22...

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The Cutting Edge of Thermal Management

By: Brian Hoden, Principal Mechanical Engineer, Embedded Engineering at GE Intelligent Platform Military Embedded Systems, September 2014 Issue The biggest challenge for system integrators today is thermal management. With access to the latest-generation processors, GPUs, and switch fabrics, system integrators must find creative ways to remove the heat created by this vast computing power. These thermal challenges call for innovative thermal...

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GE Blends Industrial Internet with Consumer Tech for the Factory Floor

GE Intelligent Platforms’ QuickPanel operator interface (OI) for the Industrial Internet hopes to bring consumer technology to the factory floor by featuring multi-touch technology, providing the same pinch-to-zoom functionality as today’s popular consumer touchscreen devices. Multi-touch and swipe viewing are a worldwide standard in consumer digital interfaces, so viewing system-wide details even on a 7″ display is simple with the new...

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GE Adds MultiTouch to QuickPanel+ HMIs

GE Intelligent Platforms added multi-touch technology to the QuickPanel+ operator interface. Multi-touch and swipe viewing are a worldwide standard in consumer digital interfaces, so viewing system-wide details even on a 7” display is simple with the new QuickPanel+ multi-touch functionality. Double-tapping or pinching enables the interface to be enlarged to up to 400% of its original size. Navigation between interactive schematics can be...

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GE’s Operator Interface Solutions for the Industrial Internet Bring Consumer Technology to the Factory Floor

New Multi-Touch technology makes QuickPanel +™ operation easier, more intuitive with the same functionality as today’s popular consumer touchscreen devices; interface can be enlarged up to 400% of original size Integrates process control, view and an embedded data historian to allow interaction with data in industrial environments Intuitive nature empowers employees to be more effective and efficient, even with gloves on...

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GE Software Enables Cincinnati's Sewer District to Reduce Overflows

GE Intelligent Platforms today announced that the City of Cincinnati’s Metropolitan Sewer District has standardized its Proficy® Software platform for optimizing its wet weather facilities, equipment, and operations. Proficy solutions will assist the city’s management in bringing together disparate pieces of information about their wastewater system from remote locations to provide a system-wide view of what’s really...

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GE Software Solutions Enable Cincinnati’s Metropolitan Sewer District to Stay on Top of Wet Weather Overflows

Working together to develop solutions enabled by the Industrial Internet to better systems for all water utilities Solves wet-weather challenges with new technologies; connecting data and machines to enable decision making for connected employees Introducing advanced analytics to identify optimal ways to manage flows through the system and take advantage of existing capacity CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — SEPTEMBER 09, 2014 —GE Intelligent...

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Aerospace and defense missions require rugged data networking

Military & Aerospace Electronics, September 2014 Issue ~ Interview with Rubin Dhillon, Global Marketing Director for GE Intelligent Platforms Military organizations look to outfit myraid vehicles with compact, yet feature-rich networking equipment able to withstand harsh environments. READ FULL ARTICLE

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Navy orders PMC daughter cards from GE for shipboard aircraft approach and landing system

Military & Aerospace Electronics, September 5, 2014 By: John Keller, Editor U.S. Navy air-traffic control experts needed data-transfer embedded computing cards for the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS). They found their solution from GE Intelligent Platforms in Huntsville, Alabama. READ FULL ARTICLE

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GE Intelligent Platforms Receives $1.5m Order from Spain’s Sainsel to Enable New Equipment for Mission Systems

HUNTSVILLE, AL.—SEPTEMBER 02, 2014—GE Intelligent Platforms (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has received orders from Sainsel Sistemas Navales of Madrid, Spain for a range of GE’s rugged embedded computing systems that will be deployed as part of Sainsel’s aeronautics program. GE’s boards will be used in new equipment developed by Sainsel as part of a mission system. Initial value of the order is $1.5 million;...

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Technology Deep Dive: Quick Connection

For years, water and wastewater utilities have monitored scatter pumping stations with SCADA systems. But what about communities that have only one or a few pump stations and lack the resources to design, engineer and configure SCADA? Typically, such utilities have had to monitor pump stations manually, sending a driver to visit each station periodically, inspect its function and record operating data from meters or gauges. Now,...

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