A range of issues has slowed down Industrial 4.0 journey for machinery OEMs.
To begin with, conflict of interest: Ask any machinery OEM. Spare parts are a significant pie of their revenue. Then, what's the point of designing a superbly connected machine, like Tesla so that maintenance is done right and therefore you neither sell new machines ( because old ones are not breaking) nor spare parts? Isn't Industrial 4.0 a self-killing prophecy for machinery revenue? Bottom line dilemma: Addition of sensors and gateways, cloud will make the machinery expensive. Will the customers pay for it?
For last 4 years, I talked to or collaborated with a large number of internal IoT teams of Fortune 500 companies. Most repeated theme I found -they are struggling to grapple with complexity of IoT against the backdrop of high expectation of their CEO/board. Hardly any IoT project has been deployed in large scale. Most of them are in POC phase. Everyone is feeling the burn with swaths of open issues in large scale implementation. It will be worthwhile to discuss those in details so that everyone can benefit from the discussion. First of all, let us discuss why most of...
Baltimore, MD – January 25, 2020: MachineSense today officially released version 2.0 of its versatile IoT Fleet Management App - Crystal Ball. Crystal Ball provides a large number of ready to use functionality for IoT management.
Available on Microsoft’s Azure Marketplace for Apps (http://bit.ly/2TGrsqe), CrystalBall from MachineSense is a specialized web application for Industrial IoT ( IIoT) supporting Hybrid Cloud architecture.
KOLKATA: A US-based startup has started offering an IoT-based disaster management solution to avert possible fire hazards in hospitals, a company official said.
The firm - MachineSense LLC - has designed a "rental model" for offering the fire-safety solution, leveraging the Internet of Things technology, in India so that the healthcare facilities can adopt it easily, he said.