Kx Race Weekend, sensor analytics at speed
22 Jun 2018
From the Circuit Paul Ricard in France to the Lincoln Airpark in Nebraska to the Misano World Circuit in Italy, this weekend Kx is part of car races around the world -- a sign of how Kx technology is increasingly being recognized by competitive automotive teams for giving them a critical edge.
Kx Insights: Germany leading the world in manufacturing IIoT
23 May 2018
by Jamie Conlon The German government continues to lead the world in the adoption of Internet of Things technologies in manufacturing as part of its Industrie 4.0 plan, with initiatives ranging from advanced academic research to industrial trials, to ensure it remains at the forefront of the fourth industrial revolution. In a country where manufacturing
Kx Insights: SaaS for IIoT Predictive Maintenance in the Cloud
23 Jan 2018
Cloud computing is increasingly becoming critical to business, especially as digital technologies like IIoT become widespread. Gartner predicts that in the next year, the cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) market will grow 85%, five times faster than traditional software. For industrial companies who want to use the IIoT for predictive maintenance, cloud-based SaaS solutions offer tremendous opportunities that have the potential to disrupt the equipment maintenance world.
Kx Insights: IIoT for Predictive Maintenance and Big Data
9 Jan 2018
IIoT for predictive maintenance enables more extensive monitoring of equipment and processes at a much lower cost than traditional methods and delivers actionable warnings to prevent or minimize the consequences of an impending failure. Where IIoT for predictive maintenance is deployed in a well-designed program using Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) it will reduce surprise outages, lost production, extensive repairs, secondary damage and increase safety.
Kx Insights: Sensor Data Storage for Industrial IoT
7 Jul 2017
Businesses adopting Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies face a herculean task. In an industry where the number of connected devices and equipment is increasing exponentially, the amount of operational data coming online which must be analyzed and stored rises in tandem.
Though many industrial businesses utilizing traditional database management systems find themselves drowning in the sheer volume of sensor data they are producing, those who are forward-looking are turning towards new platforms to help manage their data and, in turn, reduce costs and improve overall performance.