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

Upgrades to core products provide new functionality; makes the Industrial Internet real for customers Proficy Mobile Tasks increases process efficiency and quality, while enforcing compliance and reducing time and waste. Proficy HMI/SCADA - CIMPLICITY 9.0 provides improved configuration capabilities and reduced time to value; Proficy HMI/SCADA - iFIX 5.8 features application flexibility enabling Real-time Operational Intelligence (RtOI)...

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VICTORY intra-vehicle networking architecture
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Vetronics: Three key challenges

By: Simon Collins, Product Manager, GE Intelligent Platform Military Embedded Systems, August 2014 Issue The concept of the VICTORY intra-vehicle networking architecture is well understood, and will deliver real benefits. However, that’s not to say that the implementation of the architecture does not represent some tough challenges. READ FULL ARTICLE

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Monetizing the Industrial Internet of Things

The Industrial Internet of Things may well be the ultimate expression of where the data sphere is heading in the next couple of years. It combines Big Data sets with real time and predictive analytics (Operational Intelligence) capabilities through the Cloud to influence decision making and to create and tailor a variety of services to augment customer satisfaction, increase efficiency, and minimize latency. Its capacity to do so was...

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Public Enemy No. 1: Allergens

Ensuring the safety of their products is always the number one priority for food and beverage manufacturers, not only to protect profit margins by reducing recalls but also to ensure the integrity of their brand and the well-being of customers. However, with the increasing diversification of product lines, the risk of recalls due to the cross contamination of allergens has never been more prevalent. There are three techniques that every food...

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Industrial Big Data Analytics: The Present and Future

We have come a long way from dumping information into databases never to be seen or heard from again, but we still have a long way to go. Today’s software infrastructures for remote monitoring and diagnostics (RM&D) are moving from analyzing real-time data to mining larger data sets for additional knowledge of equipment. Industrial big data infrastructures are being built for storing and processing extremely large volumes of data sets...

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