Bringing Big Data to the Oilfield
As an effort to bring modern technology and big data to the oil and gas industry, Microsoft and oil & gas giant Halliburton are working together to combine Halliburton’s global expertise in exploration and production (E&P) science with Microsoft’s expertise in machine learning, augmented reality (AR), Industrial Internet of Things, and Azure’s infrastructure and built-in computing capabilities. Areas of collaboration include: applying deep learning to reservoir characterization, modeling /simulation, visualization for mixed reality, interactive applications and digitalization of E&P assets. Read more.
New Platform Geared To Make Enterprise-Ready IoT Solutions
IT services firm Incedo has launched a new portfolio of services IoT NXT, to enable enterprise users leverage the power of IoT in making real time decisions and creating efficiencies. IoT NXT can be used to develop solutions across renewable energy, industrial and transportation industries. The solutions include smart energy management to enable battery and automobile OEMs to track and monitor the health of batteries and make optimum use of energy, smart fleet management solutions for real time tracking of geo-fenced IoT-enabled transport fleet to improve driver productivity and smart oil field management to continuously monitor gas and send alerts using both mobile and fixed gas detectors.
As part of the launch, Incedo has partnered with IBM to leverage the cognitive capabilities of its Watson IoT platform in developing and deploying enterprise-ready IoT solutions. In addition, Incedo has also IoT NXT Lab, which will work with clients to research, co-innovate and collaborate on solution ideas. Read more.
Industry 4.0 Plug & Play Solution Accelerates IoT Innovation
IoT innovator Alleantia said it will integrate its Industry 4.0 Plug & Play solutions with Advantech’s WISE-PaaS platform. This is hoped to facilitate innovation for IoT developers building tailored solutions for all sectors: from machine tool and automated warehouses builders, to bottling and packaging plant suppliers. The WISE-PaaS is an online software store providing comprehensive software solutions and pre-configured packages designed to make Industry 4.0 a reality and speeding development of IoT solutions. Read more.