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Additive Manufacturing (AM) | 3D Printing Additive Manufacturing (AM) | 3D Printing
3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing (AM), refers to processes used to synthesize a three-dimensional object from successive layers of material. These objects can be of almost any shape or geometry, and are produced from a 3D model or other data source.
Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI)
Unlike the current electric meter, the TOU meter records the total kilowatt-hour consumption, and the meter's computerized clock keeps track of the energy use during different times of the day and year.CHALLENGES / REQUIREMENTS - A system is needed to implement pay-as-you-useSTAKEHOLDERS - Utility usersKEY OBJECTIVES - Improve utility services and visibility- Enhance reliability of utility services- To detect utilities real-time consumption and usage outletsTYPICAL SYSTEM CAPABILITIES - Smart meters provide real-time utility usage data to centralized systemUSAGE VIEWPOINT - Smart meters can detect the use and feedback the data to central monitoring and billing system - The central system keeps the logs and generates bills as peruseFUNCTIONAL VIEWPOINT - Sensors: Flow, Current and voltage sensors- Network: Wide Area Network (WAN)- Standards: - Augmented Intelligence: Descriptive analysis- Augmented Behavior: Machine-to-machine (M2M) interfaces
Agricultural Drones Agricultural Drones
Using drones for crop surveillance can drastically increase farm crop yields while minimizing the cost of walking the fields or airplane fly-over filming.
Asset Health Management (AHM) Asset Health Management (AHM)
Asset Efficiency refers to the process of analyzing the health of an asset. The health of an asset in itself relates to the asset's utility, its need to be replaced, and its need for maintenance. The Use Case is broken down into three key components:-Monitoring: Tracking the actual health and viability of the asset-Diagnostic Analysis: Comparing new, real-time data to relevant data from the past in order to detect any anomalies-Prognostics: Given past data, algorithms are developed to determine the remaining useful life of an asset
Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM) Asset Lifecycle Management (ALM)
Augmented Reality Augmented Reality
Autonomous Robots Autonomous Robots
Autonomous robots are intelligent machines capable of performing tasks in the world independently, without direct human control. Examples range from autonomous helicopters to industrial production robots.
Autonomous Transport Systems Autonomous Transport Systems
Autonomous transportation describes systems that provide unmanned, autonomous transfer of equipment, baggage, people, information or resources from point-to-point with minimal intervention.
Autonomous Vehicles Autonomous Vehicles
Building Automation and Controls (BAC) | Building Management System (BMS) Building Automation and Controls (BAC) | Building Management System (BMS)
Building Automation and Controls (BAC) are a combination of hardware and software that control a building’s power systems; lighting and illumination; electric power and control; security, observation and magnetic card access; heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems (HVAC); outdoor controls; lift, elevator and escalator controls; entertainment and BMS (Building Management Systems).
Building Energy Management System (BEMS) Building Energy Management System (BEMS)
Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) are computer-based systems that help to manage, control and monitor building technical services (HVAC, lighting etc.) and the energy consumption of devices used by the building. They provide the information and the tools that building managers need both to understand the energy usage of their buildings and to control and improve their buildings’ energy performance.CHALLENGES / REQUIREMENTS- Energy costs are rising due to the depletion of fossil fuels, increasing regulation, and geopolitical instability - Most buildings lack instrumentation to track energy consumption data and software to visualize and analyze energy consumption patterns- Without visibility, stakeholders are unable to take action to address potential problem areas such as air conditioning systems, lighting systems, and ventilatorsSTAKEHOLDERS- Building owners and operators- Residents or employees- Local government KEY OBJECTIVES- Reduce energy consumption by optimizing usage behavior- Develop an ‘energy command center’ to visualize energy consumption - Compare, predict and analyze energy consumption and performance across floors, rooms or working spaces- Govern behavior with alerts and notification TYPICAL SYSTEM CAPABILITIES- Monitor the consumption and requirement of the energy in components- Analyze the available consumption data- Control the usage of energy consuming components in the premises by keeping same or improving the user experience- Control power generation, storage, distribution and sharing with other grids according to the requirements USAGE VIEWPOINT- Monitor energy consumption at the macro and micro level, from buildings to floors, to equipment and offices - Visualize energy consumption to identify patterns and trends that can be acted upon- Optimize consumption by planning and controlling usage - Utilize energy optimization algorithms to manage usage during peak periods and low use periods FUNCTIONAL VIEWPOINT- Sensors: position, occupancy, motion, light, temperature, humidity- Network: Local Area Network (LAN)- Standards: - Augmented Intelligence: Descriptive analytics- Augmented Behavior: Machine-to-machine (M2M) interfaces
Collaborative Robotics Collaborative Robotics
A flexible form of human-machine interaction where the user is in direct contact with the robot while he is guiding and training it.
Computer Vision Computer Vision
Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS) Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS)
Continuous emission monitoring systems (CEMS) are used to monitor flue gas for oxygen, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide to provide information for combustion control in industrial settings.
Cybersecurity Cybersecurity
Digital Twin Digital Twin
Edge Computing | Edge Intelligence Edge Computing | Edge Intelligence
Edge (fog) computing shifts computing applications, data, and services away from centralized servers to the extremes of a network. This enables analytics and knowledge generation to occur at the source of the data.
Factory Operations Visibility & Intelligence Factory Operations Visibility & Intelligence
FOVI is designed to collect sensor data generated on the factory floor, production-equipment logs, production plans and statistics, operator information, and to integrate all this and other related information in the cloud. In this way, it can be used to bring visibility to production facilities, analyze and predict outcomes, and support better decisions for improvements.
Fleet Management (FM) Fleet Management (FM)
Automated Fleet Management solutions to connect vehicles and monitor driver activities, allowing managers to gain an unprecedented level of insight into fleet performance and driver behavior. This enables them to know where vehicles and drivers are at all times, identify potential problems much sooner and mitigate risks before they become larger issues that can jeopardize client satisfaction, impact driver safety or increase costs.
Fog Computing Fog Computing
Industrial Internet Consortium members Hewlett-Packard and Real-Time Innovation have joined together on the Edge Intelligence Testbed. The primary objective of the Edge Intelligence Testbed is to significantly accelerate the development of edge architectures and algorithms by removing the barriers that many developers face: access to a wide variety of advanced compute hardware and software configurable to directly resemble state-of-the-art edge systems at very low cost to the tester/developer.
Geofencing Geofencing
Indoor Air Quality Monitoring (IAQ) Indoor Air Quality Monitoring (IAQ)
Air quality monitoring (IAQ) is carried out to assess the extent of pollution, ensure compliance with national legislation, evaluate control options, and provide data for air quality modelling. It is particularly important in chemical plants or other facilities with potentially harmful concentrations of pollutants.CHALLENGES / REQUIREMENTS - A system is needed to sense air quality at static and moving locations (on car body) all over the city and feedback the data to the lab over networkSTAKEHOLDERS - City residents- Meteorological labsKEY OBJECTIVES - To have improved air quality in the city- Save environment- To detect air quality at various locations in the city and detect the reasons for its deteriorationTYPICAL SYSTEM CAPABILITIES - A system can detect air quality at stationary locations, as well as it can also be mounted on car body- It continuously sends data to centralized monitoring system, which can log, analyze and predict the air quality of a particular locationUSAGE VIEWPOINT - Sensors are mounted on stationary as well as on moving car body to detect harmful gases and substances in air all across the city- These sensors send real-time information to the central location- Software analytical tools monitor the real-time data and can find the air quality deteriorating premises in the city as per the density variation and trends in the data logFUNCTIONAL VIEWPOINT - Sensors: Chemical- Network: Wide Area Network (WAN) - Standards: - Augmented Intelligence: Predictive Analytics- Augmented Behavior: Machine-to-machine (M2M) interfaces
Indoor Positioning System (IPS) Indoor Positioning System (IPS)
Indoor Positioning Systems are used to locate persons or objects inside buildings, as opposed to GPS which works outdoors.
Industrial Digital Thread Industrial Digital Thread
To collect information in the design, manufacturing, service, supply-chain setup and provide access to and intelligent analytics for industrial manufacturing and performance data, to identify the root cause easier. Such insights can improve not only service and owner/operator productivity, but also provide critical feedback to the design engineering and manufacturing operations teams for continuous improvement.
Industrial Wearables Industrial Wearables
Wearable products comprise smart devices equipped with microchips, sensors, and wireless communication capabilities. These devices collect data, track activities, and provide customized experiences to user’s needs and desires.
Intelligent Urban Water Supply Intelligent Urban Water Supply
This testbed seeks to build an Intelligent Urban Water Supply Management Cloud Service that provides a fully integrated multi-function, multi-service, multi-role, multi-tenant solution. The important benefit of building a cloud service for this purpose is to take advantage of economies of scale, avoiding repeatedly building many independent systems across the country offering almost identical functions.
Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
Intrusion Detection System (IDS) are devices or software applications that monitor network or system activities for malicious activities or policy violations and send reports to a management station.
Inventory Management Inventory Management
Quality control is a vital aspect of stock control - especially as it may affect the safety of customers or the quality of the finished product.
Last Mile Delivery Last Mile Delivery
Machine Condition Monitoring Machine Condition Monitoring
Early predictions on equipment malfunctions and service maintenance can be automatically scheduled ahead of an actual part failure by installing sensors inside equipment to monitor and send reports.