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IIoT


How NRG Energy Uses IIoT Technology to Optimize Asset Performance and Predict Failures

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology is changing how power plants operate. One generating station incorporated new wireless vibration sensors with data from its existing historian system to better identify…


Virtual Switchgear Walk-Through Creates Maintenance Advantage

An Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) revolution is happening across essential power systems, and it’s helping make the challenges of maintenance walk-throughs a problem of the past. With more data…


PI System Software-Maker OSIsoft Being Acquired by AVEVA
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In a $5 billion deal, engineering and industrial software company AVEVA has agreed to acquire OSIsoft, maker of the PI System, which is a market-leading operational data software solution. “Combining…


How Digital Disruption Will Reshape the Maintenance Management Sector
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The imperatives of maintenance management have always been maximizing the availability, quality, and effectiveness of the equipment. And all of these must be achieved at the lowest possible cost in…


Big Data: The New Age of ‘Fortune Telling’ Requires Human Collaboration More Than Ever
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Ancient Chinese fortune tellers used heated metal pokers to create cracks in bones or empty turtle shells. By reading the patterns in the cracks, they attempted to calm the unease…