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OPTI STOPS FLOODS BEFORE THEY START: WITH THE POWER OF PARTICLE

OPTI STOPS FLOODS BEFORE THEY START: WITH THE POWER OF PARTICLE

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ImageOPTI STOPS FLOODS BEFORE THEY START: WITH THE POWER OF PARTICLEStratoscale & SanDisk | Transforming DevTest Deployment ProcessVeniam | CONNECTED CARS WILL COME BEFORE 5GConnected OfficerSmart Liaoyuan: The First Smart City in Northeast ChinaArkessa | Enabling IoT SecurityIntamac And Securitas Collaborate To Improve Monitoring StructuresKSP Steel Decentralized Control Room
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SnapshotOPTI STOPS FLOODS BEFORE THEY START: WITH THE POWER OF PARTICLEStratoscale & SanDisk | Transforming DevTest Deployment ProcessVeniam | CONNECTED CARS WILL COME BEFORE 5GConnected OfficerSmart Liaoyuan: The First Smart City in Northeast ChinaArkessa | Enabling IoT SecurityIntamac And Securitas Collaborate To Improve Monitoring StructuresKSP Steel Decentralized Control Room
Challenge

So, with the increasing threat of severe precipitation, the continuing need for improvement, and the unforgiving fiscal environment, municipalities find themselves grasping for ways to do more with less.

Western Digital R&D teams continuously run testing cycles, as a part of the organization’s mission to deliver innovative products to a wide variety of customers. DevTest projects require setting up and customizing physical servers; these are not only resource intensive tasks, but also time-consuming and often result in a slow time-to-market. Scaling up and out adds another layer of complexity, especially given the difficulty of managing various hardware configurations.

Some IoT devices consume massive amounts of information. A single autonomous vehicle today can demand up to 40 terabytes of data for every eight hours it’s on the road. You get the idea. Mobile adoption and usage are absolutely exploding, with no end in sight. And that would be fantastic if the network could handle that kind of traffic. With 4G/LTE networks already reaching capacity, the industry is looking ahead to the next big Thing and 5G promises to be just that.

 Mobile/web app for location tracking of police officers  Automatic alerts to supervisors based on gestures & actions in case of emergency  Live streaming of crime scene to supervisors  Automatic dispatch of backup to crime scenes  Historical and real-time tracking of police officers’ vehicles

• Liaoyuan's demands for building a high-quality smart city, covering multiple sectors, including city management, emergency command, public security, and health care. • Unable to connect different functional sectors for lack of a unified information system; without IoT, city management is restricted to manual intervention.

The assumption of trust which accompanied the early days of the internet is gone and replaced by privacy and security concerns accompanied with attitudes to risk which rise and fall across different sector and application scenarios. IoT covers a diverse range of services and products deployed in both managed and unmanaged use-cases with varying network topologies which bring different security challenges and new potential for attack.

Securitas wanted to give new and existing customers a proposition that was unlike anything they had offered before, a security system that broke the traditional mould but took advantage of the monitoring infrastructure that was already in place, including the manned response capabilities and alarm receiving centres.

While on-site in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, the DAQRI team of Business Development and Solutions Architecture personnel worked closely with KSP Steel’s production leadership to understand the steel production process, operational challenges, and worker pain points.
Solution

Seeing this disconnect between increasing needs and decreasing means, Opti has developed a way to make stormwater infrastructure perform better. Their Continuous Monitoring and Adaptive Control (CMAC) system uses cloud-connected sensors and remote-controlled actuators to preempt surge and overflow events in stormwater storage systems.

Stratoscale Symphony Software-Defined Hyperconverged Private Cloud includes holistic on-prem solution that covers the entire datacenter stack in addition to advanced cloud capabilities that are delivered on-prem.  Secdonly the Private Cloud includes freedom of choice, which is deployed on any commodity x86 server, enabling maximal utilization of existing hardware.

By turning the very devices that are using all of that data – namely connected vehicles and autonomous vehicles – into decentralized providers of mobile internet services, we have the chance to not only improve the wireless network as we know it today, but the ability to enhance data services by reimagining the very way the internet works.

The solution proposed by Synapt requires high-speed wireless network and a variety of sensors, including motion sensors, body-worn cameras, gun-lift sensors, etc. These sensors are seamlessly integrated with Synapt’s IoT products, Gateway Enablement Framework, IoT Middleware Platform, Service Management Framework, and Data Analytics Framework, in order to deliver the sought benefits. In addition, Synapt developed a mobile app targeting police officers that works with an integrated OBD II GPS device to provide the exact location of each officer on the mobile map. The solution is tailor-made and vertical-specific to cater to four types of users.

• Deploy a comprehensive analysis and command platform to interconnect applications and eradicate information silos • Deploy application systems, including Smart City management platform, Digital City management platform, Emergency Command platform, Smart Hospital, and Safe City • Dynamically allocate resources based on IoT and cloud computing

Only Arkessa staff are authorised to provision your M2M/IoT connections and it’s important that during the provisioning process only the services required for the solution are applied to the subscriptions / SIMs, therefore reducing the risk of unintended or malicious use.

The premise for the security system was that it should be extremely user friendly and accessible to a diverse target market. For this reason the dedicated gateway incorporates GPRS and broadband connectivity, making it possible for those without a fixed broadband connection to benefit from a monitored alarm.

Employing DAQRI SMART HELMET™ and visual markers at process-observation points, KSP Steel engineers could access two new capabilities. 1. Just-in-place AR data visualization: Workers could safely access necessary information at the point of need, without wasted travel time or an interruption of situational awareness. 2. Portable Process Data: Workers can select an AR data visualization for a given observation point and pin it to their AR display, independent of the unique marker. This decouples the dependence on installed physical infrastructure and allows the user to safely take information with them, providing exponential improvements in process flexibility.
Customer

Those in the field of stormwater management.

SanDisk

Automotive manufacturers.

The client is one of the world’s largest wireless service providers serving millions of customers in the US. The key business areas of the client include wireless communication, voice, messaging, and broadband.

Liaoyuan

Generally appilicable for security authentication for IoT platforms. 

Securitas

KSP Steel, the first Kazakhstan Company producing steel seamless pipes for oil and gas sector, was founded in early 2007. Republic of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev attended the official opening of KSP Steel’s plant in the city of Pavlodar in December 2007. The total area of the company production facilities amounts to approximately 133 ha. Over 7,500 well-trained specialists work there. The company’s head office in Almaty coordinates the operation of the plant.
Solution TypeIOTIOTIOTIOTIOTIOTIT
Solution MaturityCutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Emerging (technology has been on the market for > 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)
Data Collected
Location tracking, Motion sensor data, Visual data from body-worn cameras.
Supporting Files
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Youtube Video ID

Use Cases
Use CasesSmart City OperationsProcess Control & Optimization (PCO)Process Control & Optimization (PCO)Structural Health Monitoring (SHM)Smart City OperationsCybersecurity Perimeter Security & Access Control Factory Operations Visibility & Intelligence

Operational Impact
Impact #1
Opti also utilizes a standard suite of hardware for their platform, which can be configured in a number of different ways. This allows for their platform to interface with a wide variety of different infrastructures, and makes it easy for municipalities and private commercial customers to slowly scale its deployment by reducing the complexity of the watershed-scale solution.
The lab environment deployment process has been significantly simplified and enables setting up of 100s of VMs in minutes, as well as consolidating multiple labs on heterogeneous hardware. Stratoscale’s self-service user experience offers templates for physical and virtual servers for simple, easy and quick deployment for projects.

Why tie consumers to fixed radio tower installations, with their inevitable dead zones and heavily congested regions, when mobile access points give providers the ability to reposition these towers on the fly creating a much more flexible and resilient network?

Command and control view—quicker, better perimeter control for quick conflict resolution. Quicker officer response times.
Unified monitoring and optimized camera distribution, enables collaboration and linkage of multiple peripheral units (PUs) and multi-platforms

Traffic from the mobile device is tunnelled through the land based part of the mobile network to the GPRS Gateway Support Node (GGSN).

Home security alerts by SMS, email and app notifications.
40% Increase
Impact #2
After selecting Particle, Opti went about integrating the Electron with their existing CMAC platform and getting their new units deployed in the field. What Bedig and the rest of the Opti team found with Particle was a resounding success. Perhaps most importantly, the Particle-based solution was faster and more responsive than their previous version. However, because they were on a tight time schedule, their time to market was also mission critical.
Stratoscale Symphony utilizes hyperconvergence to increase utilization, while ensuring high availability; Symphony’s flexibility enables the management of mixed workloads via a single pane of glass.

Through turning automotive vehicles into decentralized mobile service providers, we can meet consumer demand and power the infrastructure that is developing with or without it.

Lowered incidence of property crimes due to greater investigative capabilities
Able to deploy strategically by connecting the system with the public security system

When a device is configured to use an Arkessa APN the GGSN asks Arkessa for authentication and IP address assignment.

Broadband and GPRS connectivity for broad accessibility.
50% Decrease
Impact #3

True 5G won’t have any presence in the market until 2020 at the earliest, and even then, the technology will be wholly incompatible with existing equipment. (One expert has estimated that a 5G handset, if produced today, would cost at least $1800 to build, so there’s work to be done.) Ultimately, 5G will face years of slow growth before it becomes mainstream and for decades it will have to co-exist worldwide with Wi-Fi, 4G, 3G and even 2G networks.  Thus, this solution is both fast and effective.  

Officer paperwork automation, Accurate data reduces manual errors.

Arkessa’s RADIUS server checks the SIM in the device is allowed to connect and before assigning a private IP address specific to that SIM and enabling data services to begin.


Quantitative Benefit
Benefit #1
Improved work efficiency: extensive use of intelligent analysis and 3D module display in urban management increases work efficiency by 40%
Benefit #2
Benefit #3

Technology
Hardware
Software
Tech PartnersParticleStratoscaleVeniamArkessaIntamac

IoT Snapshot: Hardware
Processors & Boards
Transceivers
Sensors & Actuators
Network Equipment
Devices
Wearables

IoT Snapshot: Software
Software as a Service
Artificial Intelligence
Platform as a Service
Cybersecurity
Infrastructure as a Service

IoT Snapshot: Service
System Integration
Hardware Development
Software Development
Network Connectivity

Industries
Heavy Vehicle
Automotive
Transportation
Energy
Construction & Buildings
Equipment & Machinery
Mining
Chemicals
Other

Functions
Discrete Manufacturing
Process Manufacturing
Maintenance
Logistics & Warehousing
Product Development
Quality Assurance
Other

Connectivity Protocols
6LoWPAN
AMQP
ANT
Alljoyn
BACnet
Bluetooth
Brillo
Cellular
CoAP
DDS
DNS-SD
DigiMesh
EnOcean
Ethernet
FirstNet
Hypercat
IO-Link
IPSO
IPv6
IoTivity
KNX
LPWAN
LWM2M
LoRaWAN
LonWorks
M-Bus
MQTT
Modbus
NFC
Neul
oneM2M
PROFIBUS
RFID
RS-232
RS-422
RS-485
Satellite
Sigfox
Thread
UDP
UPnP
Weave
WebSocket
Wi SUN
Wi-Fi
WirelessHart
XMPP
Z-Wave
ZigBee
Other frequency

Overview
ImageOPTI STOPS FLOODS BEFORE THEY START: WITH THE POWER OF PARTICLEStratoscale & SanDisk | Transforming DevTest Deployment ProcessVeniam | CONNECTED CARS WILL COME BEFORE 5GConnected OfficerSmart Liaoyuan: The First Smart City in Northeast ChinaArkessa | Enabling IoT SecurityIntamac And Securitas Collaborate To Improve Monitoring StructuresKSP Steel Decentralized Control Room
Verified Vendor
SnapshotOPTI STOPS FLOODS BEFORE THEY START: WITH THE POWER OF PARTICLEStratoscale & SanDisk | Transforming DevTest Deployment ProcessVeniam | CONNECTED CARS WILL COME BEFORE 5GConnected OfficerSmart Liaoyuan: The First Smart City in Northeast ChinaArkessa | Enabling IoT SecurityIntamac And Securitas Collaborate To Improve Monitoring StructuresKSP Steel Decentralized Control Room
Challenge

So, with the increasing threat of severe precipitation, the continuing need for improvement, and the unforgiving fiscal environment, municipalities find themselves grasping for ways to do more with less.

Western Digital R&D teams continuously run testing cycles, as a part of the organization’s mission to deliver innovative products to a wide variety of customers. DevTest projects require setting up and customizing physical servers; these are not only resource intensive tasks, but also time-consuming and often result in a slow time-to-market. Scaling up and out adds another layer of complexity, especially given the difficulty of managing various hardware configurations.

Some IoT devices consume massive amounts of information. A single autonomous vehicle today can demand up to 40 terabytes of data for every eight hours it’s on the road. You get the idea. Mobile adoption and usage are absolutely exploding, with no end in sight. And that would be fantastic if the network could handle that kind of traffic. With 4G/LTE networks already reaching capacity, the industry is looking ahead to the next big Thing and 5G promises to be just that.

 Mobile/web app for location tracking of police officers  Automatic alerts to supervisors based on gestures & actions in case of emergency  Live streaming of crime scene to supervisors  Automatic dispatch of backup to crime scenes  Historical and real-time tracking of police officers’ vehicles

• Liaoyuan's demands for building a high-quality smart city, covering multiple sectors, including city management, emergency command, public security, and health care. • Unable to connect different functional sectors for lack of a unified information system; without IoT, city management is restricted to manual intervention.

The assumption of trust which accompanied the early days of the internet is gone and replaced by privacy and security concerns accompanied with attitudes to risk which rise and fall across different sector and application scenarios. IoT covers a diverse range of services and products deployed in both managed and unmanaged use-cases with varying network topologies which bring different security challenges and new potential for attack.

Securitas wanted to give new and existing customers a proposition that was unlike anything they had offered before, a security system that broke the traditional mould but took advantage of the monitoring infrastructure that was already in place, including the manned response capabilities and alarm receiving centres.

While on-site in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, the DAQRI team of Business Development and Solutions Architecture personnel worked closely with KSP Steel’s production leadership to understand the steel production process, operational challenges, and worker pain points.
Solution

Seeing this disconnect between increasing needs and decreasing means, Opti has developed a way to make stormwater infrastructure perform better. Their Continuous Monitoring and Adaptive Control (CMAC) system uses cloud-connected sensors and remote-controlled actuators to preempt surge and overflow events in stormwater storage systems.

Stratoscale Symphony Software-Defined Hyperconverged Private Cloud includes holistic on-prem solution that covers the entire datacenter stack in addition to advanced cloud capabilities that are delivered on-prem.  Secdonly the Private Cloud includes freedom of choice, which is deployed on any commodity x86 server, enabling maximal utilization of existing hardware.

By turning the very devices that are using all of that data – namely connected vehicles and autonomous vehicles – into decentralized providers of mobile internet services, we have the chance to not only improve the wireless network as we know it today, but the ability to enhance data services by reimagining the very way the internet works.

The solution proposed by Synapt requires high-speed wireless network and a variety of sensors, including motion sensors, body-worn cameras, gun-lift sensors, etc. These sensors are seamlessly integrated with Synapt’s IoT products, Gateway Enablement Framework, IoT Middleware Platform, Service Management Framework, and Data Analytics Framework, in order to deliver the sought benefits. In addition, Synapt developed a mobile app targeting police officers that works with an integrated OBD II GPS device to provide the exact location of each officer on the mobile map. The solution is tailor-made and vertical-specific to cater to four types of users.

• Deploy a comprehensive analysis and command platform to interconnect applications and eradicate information silos • Deploy application systems, including Smart City management platform, Digital City management platform, Emergency Command platform, Smart Hospital, and Safe City • Dynamically allocate resources based on IoT and cloud computing

Only Arkessa staff are authorised to provision your M2M/IoT connections and it’s important that during the provisioning process only the services required for the solution are applied to the subscriptions / SIMs, therefore reducing the risk of unintended or malicious use.

The premise for the security system was that it should be extremely user friendly and accessible to a diverse target market. For this reason the dedicated gateway incorporates GPRS and broadband connectivity, making it possible for those without a fixed broadband connection to benefit from a monitored alarm.

Employing DAQRI SMART HELMET™ and visual markers at process-observation points, KSP Steel engineers could access two new capabilities. 1. Just-in-place AR data visualization: Workers could safely access necessary information at the point of need, without wasted travel time or an interruption of situational awareness. 2. Portable Process Data: Workers can select an AR data visualization for a given observation point and pin it to their AR display, independent of the unique marker. This decouples the dependence on installed physical infrastructure and allows the user to safely take information with them, providing exponential improvements in process flexibility.
Customer

Those in the field of stormwater management.

SanDisk

Automotive manufacturers.

The client is one of the world’s largest wireless service providers serving millions of customers in the US. The key business areas of the client include wireless communication, voice, messaging, and broadband.

Liaoyuan

Generally appilicable for security authentication for IoT platforms. 

Securitas

KSP Steel, the first Kazakhstan Company producing steel seamless pipes for oil and gas sector, was founded in early 2007. Republic of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev attended the official opening of KSP Steel’s plant in the city of Pavlodar in December 2007. The total area of the company production facilities amounts to approximately 133 ha. Over 7,500 well-trained specialists work there. The company’s head office in Almaty coordinates the operation of the plant.
Solution TypeIOTIOTIOTIOTIOTIOTIT
Solution MaturityCutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Emerging (technology has been on the market for > 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)Cutting Edge (technology has been on the market for < 2 years)
Data Collected
Location tracking, Motion sensor data, Visual data from body-worn cameras.
Supporting Files
Original Full Case Study Open in new tab Open in new tab Open in new tab Open in new tab Open in new tab Open in new tab Open in new tab
Youtube Video ID

Use Cases
Use CasesSmart City OperationsProcess Control & Optimization (PCO)Process Control & Optimization (PCO)Structural Health Monitoring (SHM)Smart City OperationsCybersecurity Perimeter Security & Access Control Factory Operations Visibility & Intelligence

Operational Impact
Impact #1
Opti also utilizes a standard suite of hardware for their platform, which can be configured in a number of different ways. This allows for their platform to interface with a wide variety of different infrastructures, and makes it easy for municipalities and private commercial customers to slowly scale its deployment by reducing the complexity of the watershed-scale solution.
The lab environment deployment process has been significantly simplified and enables setting up of 100s of VMs in minutes, as well as consolidating multiple labs on heterogeneous hardware. Stratoscale’s self-service user experience offers templates for physical and virtual servers for simple, easy and quick deployment for projects.

Why tie consumers to fixed radio tower installations, with their inevitable dead zones and heavily congested regions, when mobile access points give providers the ability to reposition these towers on the fly creating a much more flexible and resilient network?

Command and control view—quicker, better perimeter control for quick conflict resolution. Quicker officer response times.
Unified monitoring and optimized camera distribution, enables collaboration and linkage of multiple peripheral units (PUs) and multi-platforms

Traffic from the mobile device is tunnelled through the land based part of the mobile network to the GPRS Gateway Support Node (GGSN).

Home security alerts by SMS, email and app notifications.
40% Increase
Impact #2
After selecting Particle, Opti went about integrating the Electron with their existing CMAC platform and getting their new units deployed in the field. What Bedig and the rest of the Opti team found with Particle was a resounding success. Perhaps most importantly, the Particle-based solution was faster and more responsive than their previous version. However, because they were on a tight time schedule, their time to market was also mission critical.
Stratoscale Symphony utilizes hyperconvergence to increase utilization, while ensuring high availability; Symphony’s flexibility enables the management of mixed workloads via a single pane of glass.

Through turning automotive vehicles into decentralized mobile service providers, we can meet consumer demand and power the infrastructure that is developing with or without it.

Lowered incidence of property crimes due to greater investigative capabilities
Able to deploy strategically by connecting the system with the public security system

When a device is configured to use an Arkessa APN the GGSN asks Arkessa for authentication and IP address assignment.

Broadband and GPRS connectivity for broad accessibility.
50% Decrease
Impact #3

True 5G won’t have any presence in the market until 2020 at the earliest, and even then, the technology will be wholly incompatible with existing equipment. (One expert has estimated that a 5G handset, if produced today, would cost at least $1800 to build, so there’s work to be done.) Ultimately, 5G will face years of slow growth before it becomes mainstream and for decades it will have to co-exist worldwide with Wi-Fi, 4G, 3G and even 2G networks.  Thus, this solution is both fast and effective.  

Officer paperwork automation, Accurate data reduces manual errors.

Arkessa’s RADIUS server checks the SIM in the device is allowed to connect and before assigning a private IP address specific to that SIM and enabling data services to begin.


Quantitative Benefit
Benefit #1
Improved work efficiency: extensive use of intelligent analysis and 3D module display in urban management increases work efficiency by 40%
Benefit #2
Benefit #3

Technology
Hardware
Software
Tech PartnersParticleStratoscaleVeniamArkessaIntamac

IoT Snapshot: Hardware
Processors & Boards
Transceivers
Sensors & Actuators
Network Equipment
Devices
Wearables

IoT Snapshot: Software
Software as a Service
Artificial Intelligence
Platform as a Service
Cybersecurity
Infrastructure as a Service

IoT Snapshot: Service
System Integration
Hardware Development
Software Development
Network Connectivity

Industries
Heavy Vehicle
Automotive
Transportation
Energy
Construction & Buildings
Equipment & Machinery
Mining
Chemicals
Other

Functions
Discrete Manufacturing
Process Manufacturing
Maintenance
Logistics & Warehousing
Product Development
Quality Assurance
Other

Connectivity Protocols
6LoWPAN
AMQP
ANT
Alljoyn
BACnet
Bluetooth
Brillo
Cellular
CoAP
DDS
DNS-SD
DigiMesh
EnOcean
Ethernet
FirstNet
Hypercat
IO-Link
IPSO
IPv6
IoTivity
KNX
LPWAN
LWM2M
LoRaWAN
LonWorks
M-Bus
MQTT
Modbus
NFC
Neul
oneM2M
PROFIBUS
RFID
RS-232
RS-422
RS-485
Satellite
Sigfox
Thread
UDP
UPnP
Weave
WebSocket
Wi SUN
Wi-Fi
WirelessHart
XMPP
Z-Wave
ZigBee
Other frequency