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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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GE Powers Internet of Agriculture

GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service. GE has been a pioneer of what it calls the Industrial Internet, instrumenting equipment with sensors, capturing data at scale, and using data analysis to predict and improve performance. Now GE Intelligent Platforms, a unit of the industrial giant, is packaging up its technology and expertise and making...

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Analytics Becomes Big Data & Goes Mainstream

Analytics and prognostics in plants used to be the terrain of large, leading-edge companies. The ability to crunch plant data to predict failures, optimize throughput, and determine best-practices was the domain of huge concerns such as Procter and Gamble, a company that can save a fortune by making a plant half a percent more efficient. That’s changed as analytics and prognostics -- now called by the trendy term Big Data -- has gone mainstream...

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FPGA or GPU? - The evolution continues

By: Charlotte Adams, Contributing Editor, Military Embedded System Military Embedded Systems, September 2014 Issue The long-term trend in embedded military-signal and image-processing applications seems to be the adoption of the GPU as the primary processing engine, with the FPGA in a supporting role as the data pipe between the antenna and the GPU. Central processing units (CPUs) would play a management role, interpreting the results of the GPU...

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The Future of High Performance Embedded Computing

Military & Aerospace Electronics, August 2014 By: John Keller, Editor-in-Chief HPEC technology is leading to never-before envisioned applications like mobile tactical cloud computing and compact systems on chips that bring supercomputer performance to small platforms like unmanned vehicles. READ ARTICLE with interview from Michael Stern, GE Product Manager, High Performance Embedded Computing

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 The military can take advantage of predictive analytics technology to minimize downtime and maintenance cost in the same way the oil and gas industry does.
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Off-the-shelf maintenance

By: Charlotte Adams, Contributing Editor, Military Embedded System Military Embedded Systems, August 2014 Issue Military procurement has exploited commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) hardware and software for decades to cut costs and improve performance. However, the maintenance enterprise has progressed at a slower pace. Like an aircraft carrier, it has been difficult to redirect, but in today’s dire budgetary environment the need to do so is ever...

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Big Picture Understanding for Better Food Safety

Having worked in the food & beverage industry as a plant manager,Katie Moore knows just how important food safety is to a company’s brand and profits. As GE Intelligent Platforms’ Global Industry Manager for Food & Beverage, she uses today’s connected technology to help prevent food safety issues and expensive recalls. Companies want to do the right thing and try to control what is known. They want to mitigate risks...

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How GE Drives Big Machine Optimization in the IoT

The folks at General Electric Intelligent Platforms get to play with big toys. Whether it’s a 200-foot tall wind turbine, a $10-million jet engine, or a giant industrial rock crusher, the object of their professional attention is easy to see. What’s harder to grasp is how they transform the terabytes of data streaming off the big machines’ sensors in ways that save their owners millions of dollars. The Intelligent Platforms...

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GE's Automation Software Delivers the Power of the Industrial Internet

GE Intelligent Platforms announced upgrades to the company's core Automation Software products, Proficy HMI/SCADA - iFIX and Proficy HMI/SCADA - CIMPLICITY, as well as new capabilities that deliver on the promise of the Industrial Internet. Upgrades to the company's Proficy Mobile software solution provide faster response with the right information in context to equipment, location and role. ARCview

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GE Updates Several Core Automation Software Products

GE Intelligent Platforms has upgraded its core automation software products to bring the power of the industrial internet to its manufacturing customers. The industrial internet, which refers to the integration of machinery with networked sensors and software, brings together machine learning, big data, the internet of things and machine-to-machine communication to enable manufacturers to automatically collect and analyse real-time data from...

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Should You Leap into the Mobility Movement

Remote-site applications that provide field workers with access to real-time operations data are up and running, freeing engineers and industrial technicians from clipboards and control rooms. An understanding of the digital infrastructure supporting mobile applications can help you decide whether your plant should take the leap. Automation World

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