Industrial IoT is evolving and changing the manufacturing industry

Industrial IoT is evolving and changing the manufacturing industry

IoT solutions for manufacturing industry

The digital transformation we are witnessing the world over has revolutionised manufacturing industries in their work and operations. It has also created a need for new technologies and IoT stands in the forefront of change. Industries in manufacturing, transportation, automotive, energy and healthcare can really benefit from IoT technology by employing advanced analytical solutions and software applications in their process, daily work and operations.

Machines are the primary players in the manufacturing process. Industrial Internet of Things, also called IIoT, refers to connected machines and equipment integrated to a cloud hosted platform. It is by using industry grade applications and connectivity to monitor, collect and analyse data that IoT increase efficiency, profitability and cut cost for industry and businesses.

Data for Machine Monitoring

This manufacturing system, connected IoT platform, uses sensors and devices installed in the machines, systems and assembly or production lines to collect and transmit data or analytical information relevant for managers and technicians, that create great opportunities for the company or industry to solve problems, enhance performance and improve ROI. Analytics can yield insightful reports to help informed decision-making, problem-solving and recommendations for the industry leaders to manage their businesses competitively.

Some of the IIoT Monitoring Solutions that are being used include: Process Monitoring, Temperature Monitoring, Pressure Monitoring, Flow Monitoring, Water Quality Monitoring, Remote Asset Monitoring and Machine Health Monitoring. As factories become more automated, there is more potential for digitalising and gathering data. Machines and warehouses are getting interconnected seamlessly with IoT based solutions. Data analytics offer deeper information and data for applying Machine Learning and AI tools.

The benefits of IoT tech for manufacturing industry

Streamlines asset tracking and Location:

The sheer volume of assets needed to be tracked or monitored in industries, is a challenge. Mobile assets are also a challenge to locate. IoT tech answers these challenges with GPS and other technologies to develop solutions.

Supports Quality Control:

Quality Management involves monitoring processes and array of machine parameters like temperature, pressure, humidity, etc. The IoT platform supports all such tasks effectively and with better accuracy. IoT devices and sensors help to collect data for the quality control department to meet quality standards such as GMP and ISO.

Supports Warehouse Management:

Inventory management and Logistics are critical elements in manufacturing because of the changing demands, increasing complexity and rising costs. Sometimes investment of millions may not be successful as firms may fail to address or anticipate unique challenges in aspects like cost, speed, capacity and complexity.

Supports Predictive Management:

Predictive management helps manufacturers to avoid downtime and equipment failure. IoT helps to connect devices and machines to the internet for data collection and analysis in real-time. It helps to foresee and identify potential issues before they actually happen.

At Trinetra tSense we foresee the growing demand for IoT based solutions, as more adopters join in the fray. Industrial IoT solutions support backward compatibility and integration which is called IoT retrofitting. This technology is surely pushing industries towards Industry 4.0. Ostensibly, IIoT has a promising future for opening up innovative opportunities and new revenue streams for enterprises and individuals. Our team has the expertise to build customised IoT solutions for industrial clients. Details are available in our website, but  you may submit an enquiry form, or email a request, and our we will contact you.

How the Internet of Things makes Floor Care Equipment smarter?

IoT Based Floor Care Equipment

IT and software applications are increasingly used in our world. The Internet of Things is the latest application based tech that’s getting adopted across various businesses, sectors and enterprises. Multi-locational monitoring systems, using tech like GPS, for various equipment are rapidly gaining ground significantly impacted technological innovation. Cleaning and Floor Care Equipment too have joined the revolution. But can the Internet of Things make your floor care equipment really smarter and efficient?

Actually companies that invest in quality floor care equipment need to know the answer to this question. To get the right answer they need data and information. They also want to know if the machines are being used, when they’re being used and if they’re being used properly. But since the people responsible for knowing the answers are often hundreds of miles away from the work site, it’s nearly impossible to draw conclusions about floor care. Telemetry is an easy-to-use tool that provides companies with data needed that impact their bottom line. It’s a powerful way, as the tool gathers the information from various remote locations, to get you a good return on your investment, while properly training staff to operate more efficiently.

IoT solutions can connect a range of equipment

The answer is in connecting wirelessly all these cleaning equipment using a software which is cloud hosted and paves the way for the Internet of Things to play a vital role. The evolution of IoT has made it easier than ever to fetch information or data from remote places to a cloud based portal. The machines run normally without human interaction with data being gathered automatically. Asset management uses telemetry to track where floor care machines are physically located, how many hours it has run and use the data gathered to develop insightful reports and analytics.

Centralise platform has advantages

Such an IoT solution helps to manage cleaning equipment and operation from one platform and do more with less. Optimise cleaning resources for higher efficiency and standards. This solution caters to different requirements and schedules and even on-demand operations and can be mobile integrated. Data harnessed from floor cleaning machines offers actionable insights to implement performance based cleaning jobs. Machine uptime is critical for operations and contractors. Use the IoT platform to monitor in real-time the working of floor cleaning equipment remotely for maximum uptime, on-time maintenance, avert unplanned downtime, resource utilisation, customer satisfaction and support.

At Trinetra tSense we foresee the growing demand for IoT based projects, as in connected floor cleaning equipment. As more adopters join in the fray, IoT solutions support backward compatibility and integration which is called IoT retrofitting. The  IoT tech is surely pushing our world towards Industry 4.0. Apparently, IIoT technology will benefit us in the future, opening up novel opportunities and new revenue streams for enterprises and individuals. We have the team and expertise to build customised IoT solutions. Our website has more details. However you may submit an enquiry form, or email a request, and our we will contact you as soon as possible.

Monitoring of Heavy Material Handling Equipment & Vehicles is made easy with IoT

IoT based Heavy Material Vehicle Monitoring

Undoubtedly IoT based systems and software are becoming increasingly used across various sectors and industry leaders have been early adopters. Multi-locational monitoring systems for heavy equipment and heavy vehicles have gained significantly with this technological innovation.

Cranes, hoists and heavy equipment that are operated indoors or outdoors or are vehicle mounted, are in wide use across industries and sectors. The Remote Crane Monitoring Solution caters to this industry segment. To keep heavy material handling equipment, like cranes, excavators, hoists, etc. in top operating condition, Remote Crane Monitoring Solution is now a comprehensive IoT solution with Crane Preventive & Predictive Maintenance that helps to achieve productivity but at lower maintence cost and higher safety.

Easy to Deploy

This IoT-based software solution includes cloud-based data analytics, mobile app support and various sensors at the Edge. The system can easily be integrated or retrofitted on the various heavy material handling equipment such as HOT cranes, EOT cranes, JIB cranes, gantry cranes, bridge crane or on outdoor mobile cranes like container cranes, tower cranes, telescopic cranes, etc.

Benefits to OEMs

  • The system can be customised to particular needs, crane specifications or crane models.
  • Crane maintenance can be offered easily as it can be integrated or retrofitted as a solution to encounter competitors.
  • Improve quality of customer support with crane life cycle management, reduces warranty costs with data analytics done remotely.
  • Operating information collected automatically from sensors on various parameters helps assess machine condition and safety aspects continually.
  • Helps to reduce unplanned downtime with crane maintenance scheduling.
  • Refit solution can easily be integrated on existing cranes to facilitate proactive preventive service support.

Crane Monitoring Analytics

The crane monitoring system has integrated data analytics, reports and alerts in its working. The dashboard and reports are for daily operations and production information. The other functionality is setting and triggering of Alerts or alarms. The system uses email to send daily and weekly reports and has provision to extract reports from the web application interface. This alert mechanism would attract quick remedial or corrective action. Variations from the standard/set parameters will trigger alerts to allow timely preventive maintenance and replacements.

Trinetra T-sense foresees the demand for IoT based projects. IoT has great potential as it supports backward compatibility and integration, also known as IoT retrofitting as IoT tech is surely moving us towards Industry 4.0. Apparently, IIoT technology will benefit all those using it in the future, opening up new opportunities and revenue streams. T-sense has the expertise to offer customised solutions. Please browse our website for more details. You can also submit the enquiry form, or email to us a request, and our team will contact you.

Title How Equipment OEMs are really benefited by IIoT

IoT Solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturer(OEM)

Over the years we have seen the industrial manufacturing sector boarding the digital bandwagon eagerly with spending on IoT skyrocketing. The reason is, the world is riding on a digital transformation wave and the benefits of hi-tech solutions have resulted in rapid growth and expansion for businesses, industries and services.

Notably, the Industrial IoT solutions create a paradigm shift in the way equipment monitoring, maintenance and replacement is handled by companies and enterprises. Implementing IIoT based applications by using the cloud platform, has helped OEMs to address key challenges proactively and effectively.

Data Unavailability and Poor Visibility

Original Equipment Manufacturers of any sector lack real-time visibility and data on how their equipment perform at the end customer’s site. This factor is crucial for product development and quality enhancement. Industrial IoT-based solutions integrate cloud-based data analytics, mobile app support and a network of sensors at the Edge to offer insight and visibility.

Managing After-Sales Service

Servicing the equipment sold and deployed at site is a challenge as the lack of data and information could result in more breakdowns or unplanned downtime. Information regarding equipment will help in getting the right person (skillset) to get the right job. Otherwise repeated visits to client location would be costly and non-remunerative.

Why Migrate from Legacy Applications?

OEMS are migrating their legacy applications to the IoT cloud platform considering the multiple benefits that can be realised.

  • The cloud hosted IIoT solutions for OEMs offer easy migration without much disruption to business or factory operations.
  • It offers a secured backup for data storage and the transition is also cost-effective as investing in IT infrastructure and servicing old software is costly and best avoided.
  • Data hosted on the cloud offers better security and protection at all times.
  • Cloud based info collects data from every equipment, production line, device, department, etc. to be processed/analysed in one place to produce and then access reports in real-time.
  • Automate your data processing and integrate it with limitless sensors and devices without high costs or manpower to scale up.
  • Develop and deploy applications on a customised platform to get real insights for all stakeholders and quick decision making.

IIoT Is Changing the Way Maintenance and Machine Replacement is Done

IIoT software can analyse data for the company’s maintenance management system to generate checklists, reports and work orders. More data from device sensors help to implement a host of new applications for reports, service and replacement to optimise performance, improve revenue and also save money.

  • Sensors can offer condition based maintenance schedules and initiate automatic work request.
  • Use predicted or scheduled downtime instead of halting operations to fix something during breakdown
  • Automated alerts can be set and sent to relevant persons when there is discrepancy in the parameters monitored or data acquired.
  • Continual monitoring of equipment will track data points like vibration rate, fluid levels, pressure, temperature, speed, inventory, etc. that will reflect the status of the equipment in real-time.

IIoT based projects. have great potential as it supports business growth offering backward compatibility and integration of existing systems, also known as IoT retrofitting. We are surely moving us towards Industry 4.0. Nevertheless, IIoT technology will benefit all adopters now and in the future, by identifying new opportunities and revenue streams. Trinetra tSense has expertise to build you customised solutions on the IoT platform. Our website will offer more details. Please submit the enquiry form, or email to us a request, and we will contact you.

Innovative Monitoring and Control Solutions for Air Compressors

Industrial Air Compressor Monitoring Solution

The advent of Internet-connected sensors and smart facility management technologies have put impact on industry at large. By using IoT sensors and actuators, manufacturing industries can get benefitted, stakeholders and managers can make data-driven decisions. Manufacturers who add sensors to the components of their products can track performance and also spot if a component is likely to fail and minimize the risk of breakdown.

Most Industries seek ways to be energy efficient, one best way is ensuring machinery like Air compressors used for intensive job are upgraded with emerging Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). These upgrades are meant to boost their performance capability. IoT-enabled solutions for Compressor monitoring and controls

Compressor Health Monitoring Using IOT

Air Compressor used across several industries require regular monitoring & maintenance to ensure operational efficiency. It’s an expensive asset that need proper maintenance and care to completely avoid, downtime that can occur over the course of a compressor’s life span.

Key Highlights Of Using IOT:

  • Helps users to monitor energy consumption patterns in real time & optimize
  • Equips you to operate your Air compressor from anywhere using mobile app
  • Alerts on sensing abnormalities & ensuring air compressors are running smoothly

This data insight helps end-users identify relationships between operational variables and energy consumption. Making the use of Trinetra T-senses Air compressor remote monitoring system you will get comprehensive status report of the equipment including pressure, temperature, hours in operation etc

Air compressor manufacturers looking to implement IOT devices that enables predict node failures and upgrade service levels from mobile terminal can contact us or leave us an enquiry to know more.

Take advantage of IoT based Industrial Environment Monitoring Soluiton

IoT based Industrial Environment Monitoring System

More industries and businesses are realising the benefits of IoT based technologies and solutions, thus leading to increasing adoption, helping them to improve efficiencies and opening up new revenue streams.

Currently IoT-based environmental monitoring too is gaining favour. As urbanisation continues rapidly across the globe, the quality of life too gets affected. As a result, with pollution and wastage affecting our lives, there is increase awareness to curtail and manage this challenge. IoT based environmental monitoring system administers data generated and captured in rea-time and monitors processes to gain critical insights and support decision-making. As underlying technologies that make IoT are maturing it is getting easier to implement such systems, thus helping companies and organisations to gain new opportunities and improve operations for a sustainable future.

There are different types of environmental pollution happening, one is internal and the other external. IoT-based technology solutions have an answer to address both of them. A combination of advanced strategies, software applications, sensors and devices with connectivity and networking has been able to create the right IoT system for monitoring and managing, which is also evolving with time.

IoT based Industrial Environmental Monitoring systems make a difference.

Air Quality Monitoring

There is increasing pollution of air in both internal and external environments. In a closed office space or underground premises, the quality of air affects the health of the human occupants. Industrial units emit gases that are toxic at varying degrees, impacting the air quality of our environment. IoT provides sensors and devices to monitor and measure air quality, and the metrics got through the system can create change and influence decision-making for businesses, industries and organisations involved. Some of the present real-world monitoring includes carbon monoxide in buildings and homes and Methane monitoring in waste management and in agro sector. IoT has the most use cases in toxic gas detection and the data collection is used for predictive analysis.

Water Quality Monitoring

Water pollution is a challenge and it affects the health people in many ways. IoT based monitoring systems help to detect contaminants, pH levels, oxygen levels and other factors that matter here for a safe environment. Some of the use cases include – public water treatment monitoring, irrigation water monitoring and control, waste water and storm water monitoring, and others.

Energy Monitoring

Owing to the great demand for energy, energy monitoring is essential for conservation, which is a criterion for leading energy companies and providers. Clean energy solutions for sustainability are also related to this monitoring system. Businesses and industries use the IOT sensors and remote monitoring applications of the system for measuring efficiency and cost management.

IoT based solutions

IoT based solutions help drive growth while reducing harmful environmental impact. The combination of IoT sensors, edge computing, networking and wireless connectivity supports quick detection, critical data insights and remedial action. IoT based environment monitoring offers an innovative way to track, prevent and mitigate environmental challenges. It supports end-to-end project planning – from designing to prototyping, from procurement to system integration and deployment.

Trinetra T-sense foresees the demand for IoT related applications in many sectors. IoT based projects has great potential as it supports backward compatibility and integration, an opportunity known as IoT retrofitting. As IoT tech is getting increasingly empowered with smarter applications and innovations, we are surely moving towards Industry 4.0. Perceptibly, IIoT technology will benefit all who adopt it in the future, opening up new opportunities and novel revenue streams..

The team at Trinetra tSense have the expertise and experience in IIoT projects to offer you customised solutions. You can also submit the enquiry form available online, or just email a request to us and our executive will contact you to discuss the details of your requirement.

TNAU Signs MoU with Trinetra to Co-Create an IOT Centre for Hitech Agro Solutions

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) Coimbatore, a premier institute of International repute in the field of agriculture research, education and extension since 1971 has signed an MOU with Trinetra wireless, a leading global player in the IoT & AI space, to set up an IOT Centre which would be a training ground for students in cutting edge technologies, apart from serving as an innovation center for students to develop solutions for modern-day agricultural needs. Students will be exposed to cutting-edge products, solutions and technologies like IOT, AI etc which will help them with global exposure and placements in the Agro-sciences space.

Broadly the focus areas of the MoU are: Students Training, Research & Innovation, Joint Solutions for Agro Sciences Industry

The MoU was signed in the presence of Dr. Geethalakshmi, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Lakshman, Dean – Post Graduate studies, Dr. R. Thamiz Vendhan, Registrar, of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University along with Mr. Jayanthra, Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jayaprashanth Chief Operating Officer & Mr. Rajan Kanagasabai, Management Advisor of Trinetra Wireless.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) offers 12 UG Degree programs, 35 PG Degree programs and 30 Doctoral Programs in 18 colleges distributed in 14 campuses across Tamil Nadu, India. The University also has 36 Research Stations for Agro-Technology Development and 14 Farm Sciences Centers for Outreach

Trinetra Wireless – Mobility & IoT Solutions Provider

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IOT solution from Trinetra t-sense helps overcome Equipment Rental Company business challenges

IOT for rental equipment

In today’s time of Technology driven world implementation of technologies like telematics increase safety, efficiency, productivity, and cost-savings for the companies that use them. Recently, we could see many Equipment rental organizations adopting telematics technologies to gain more insights, generate revenue and operate effectively. IOT solution is gaining traction as you could overcome common rental business challenges such as

  1. Equipment Location Tracking
  2. Monitoring Equipment Availability
  3. Tracking Equipment Utilization
  4. Forecasting Equipment Maintenance

By using IOT Equipment Rental organization can manage as well monitor their assets to deliver a better customer experience. IOT solution from Trinetra-tsense can help rental companies to replace their paper process with connect systems that support you every step of the way.

  • Helps to know vehicle availability Automatically through notifications of booked rentals, upcoming bookings, and closed bookings etc.
  • Helps keep the equipment running at maximum efficiency, decreasing time spent on diagnosing mechanical defects
  • Helps get automate notification on preventive maintenance schedules to decrease unplanned breakdowns and service calls
  • Helps receive custom alerts and notifications to know when equipment needs to be serviced, or when it’s being under- or over-utilized from agreed terms
  • Helps generate Invoices accurately based on equipment usage and agreed contract.

With a mobile device and network access rental companies can achieve following benefits.

IOT Technology Benefits to Equipment rental companies

  • Significantly increase asset utilization by improving uptime and availability
  • Streamline unstructured asset management process
  • Monitor equipment usage patterns by doing RPM analysis
  • Monitor fuel usage, especially thefts
  • Track illegal trips un authorized usage

To use IOT technology and provide seamless rental experience your customers expect, give us a call or leave us an enquiry.

Smart manufacturing operations add value with Industry 4.0 platform and IoT

Smart manufacturing operations add value with Industry 4.0 platform and IoT

The platform helps companies to realize efficiencies and increase productivity in its global manufacturing operations. 

Smart manufacturing methodology is fast catching up across the world. This is technology driven approach to monitor productive process by the inter connectivity of machinery and equipment with applications and the internet. This approach aims to identify opportunities to use data analytics, to automate operations and the IoT.

Global manufacturing companies, especially OEMs, manage multiple lines of business and hundreds of factories spread worldwide. How the lack of visibility into production metrics like overall equipment effectiveness have made them adopt innovative solutions.

Moving on to the Industry 4.0 platform

Industry leaders recognize the opportunity to transition to digital systems. The objective is to create significant value in millions. Business leaders see that in the next five years, we will move from improving efficiency to an Industry 4.0 platform supporting connectivity and digital visualization. The fourth industrial revolution is referred to as Industry 4.0, which is changing the way companies are manufacturing products and operations, besides improving them and distributing them by integrating new technologies, all by including IoT, analytics and cloud computing.

IoT platform for smart manufacturing

The data-centric approach of Industry 4.0 is compatible with IoT platform that supports and enhances smart manufacturing systems in factories of various industries. The data is obtained from the assets of the company which adds value and enables smarter decisions. Integrating technologies such as 5G and edge computing, it provides vital insights and key to operational resilience in a global perspective to face challenges and disruption.

This unique visibility into production metrics, such as overall equipment effectiveness, will help in cost savings and efficiency, leading to profitability. The platform is driven by application that offer dashboards monitoring asset performance and yield insights. The applications are capable of triggering real-time notifications and alerts, allows web-bases user interfaces that enable remote collaboration with shop-floor persons with experts and empowers the company’s next generation smart workers.

Similarly, the T-Sense Universal platform is an IoT based solution that runs, manages and connects a large and heterogeneous arrangement of IoT devices on a single platform architecture to operate vertical applications, machine-to-machine (M2M) devices that are positioned in multiple locations. The platform helps companies to realize efficiencies and increase productivity in its global manufacturing operations. It offers an entire solution in Life Cycle Management for OEMs, offering vast ERP integration knowledge and information with proven device management.

Any business, or industry, can avail Trinetra tSense’s services for developing a viable remote monitoring solution based on our universal, scalable IoT platform. Multiple assets at different locations can be integrated and simultaneously managed on our pre-built IIoT platform. Lessen manual intervention and machine downtime to a minimum and automates processes, which is a move towards Industry 4.0.

Contact us to get more details about our robust, customizable and scalable IIoT solutions, Trintetra tSense is definitely ready to help you out as your reliable partner in progress.

IOT solutions from Trinetra T-sense increased Manufacturing Company’s Productivity and Operational Efficiency

IoT connected devices

In today’s tech-centric landscape, initiatives utilizing IoT in the automobile manufacturing industry are on the rise. This automotive industry client approached us to get IoT platform solutions that will ultimately provide advanced analytics capabilities that adds an invaluable degree of operational flexibility. Our solution has transformed the many challenges they had to overcome. By harnessing this IOT in their manufacturing journey they have secured endless potential with respect to operational efficiency and production quality. In general, it helped them to become customer-centric.

The reality here is that adoption of digital technologies lead to increased automation, predictive maintenance, self-optimization of process improvements and, above. Utilization of Mobile enabled IOT in manufacturing lowered the total cost of ownership and helped client to connect more assets which in turn facilitated them to collect more data that improved efficiency of the production environment than previous mobile generations.

Machine Monitoring Reduced Machine Downtime

We provided them with Wireless coverage from mobile networks and this allowed the manufacturer to monitor, collect real time data / analyze with historic data, even track macro factors and predict issues into the production line. The other key thing we supported them is for machine maintenance, connected system & sensors which helped them predict, prevent and mitigate potential maintenance issues, downtime in production that is vital for protecting asset lifetime and continuous production.

Inline quality assurance for operation efficiencies

Quality can mean many things for manufacturers, in response to changing customer priorities, we facilitated them with factory floor operations visibility to reduce the biggest risk associated with manual labor–human error. IoT connected devices allow manufacturing operations and executives to utilize data flowing through their facilities to make smarter, more informed decisions.  Increased over all collaboration among various plant locations and other departments within the factory floor for efficient operations management.

We installed thermal and video sensors for collecting complete product data through different stages of a product cycle to catch defects early. This contributes to detecting quality problems at the source, besides contributes to quality assurance, cost-saving, and enhanced scalability.

Implementation of IOT into their manufacturing enabled them do remote monitoring and predictive maintenance, this investment shifted their focus on clients and profits rather than worrying about tedious and time consuming tasks. Contact us for a holistic approach to digital transformation in the manufacturing industry. Let’s see what we can do for you.