Bringing Intelligence to Manufacturing with the Internet of Things (IoT)

March 1, 2016

Many manufacturers are eager to tap the power of big data in order to increase competitiveness, improve the bottom line, and anticipate trends. They are exploring the Internet of Things (IoT), which facilitates communications between all types of field devices and enables manufacturers to act upon decisions derived from data analytics. However, a major challenge is gaining access to field data, made more difficult by field devices that use different fieldbus protocols, run independently, or lack connectivity.

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Thin Film Electronics

Thin Film Electronics ASA (Ticker: THIN.OL) is a leader in the development of printed electronics. The first to commercialize printed rewritable memory, Thinfilm is creating printed system products that will include memory, sensing, display and wireless communication—at a cost-per-functionality unmatched by any other electronic technology. Thinfilm's roadmap of system products integrates technology from a strong and growing ecosystem of partners to enable the Internet of Things by bringing intelligence to disposable goods. Specialties Printed Memories, Printed Electronics - Temperature Threshold Detection Smart Labels, Integrated Printed Systems, NFC enabled smart labels, Printed Sensor Devices, NFC OpenSense™, EAS Electronic Article Surveillance

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JTG Daugherty Racing

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In auto racing’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, most teams have multiple cars, different drivers, and hundreds of crew members. Then there’s JTG Daugherty Racing. The team boasts just one car and driver, making it tough to compete against the big guys. “In an industry wheremulticar conglomerates dominate, we are forced to do things better, smarter and faster than our competitors,” says Tad Geschickter, president of JTG Daugherty Racing. “Where we have 40 people working on a car, many of the teams we race against each week have 400 people on a car.”

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INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) Machine to Machine communications (M2M)

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a scenario in which objects, animals or people are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. Our IoT/M2M practice has its own methodology that covers the full adoption cycle starting with a business case definition, project conception, device definition, communications, platform, development, operations, analytics and support. SAP solutions for the Internet of Things provide everything you need to generate data-driven intelligence from connected things, people and devices. Connect your business with the new generation of Internet-enabled devices in the cloud, transform your existing business processes and reimagine your business and customer experience.

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Thinking beyond Core Admin Transformation

whitePaper | October 10, 2018

Core Insurance application modernization is like an open-heart surgery – we must have them, but we also need to completely overhaul our entire lifestyle. Insurance companies may take different approaches to its implementation. Some may take modular approach, implementing one app (Policy, Billing or Claims) at a time, or may go for a complete Suite implementation. Either way, they are a long, complex, and expensive undertaking. Results vary, depending on the purpose, approach and thought behind the implementation. In order assured of amplified benefits, insurance companies need to plan and think beyond mere Core Admin implementation

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RETAIL OF THINGS

whitePaper | November 29, 2018

The retail industry is going through digital transformation powered by the disruptive technologies. With increasing competition, advancement in technologies and changing expectations regarding customer experience, all the players in this sector are striving to provide the best product and service to their customers at the lowest possible price. This disruption is not happening in the online space alone. In addition to online, the brick and mortar stores are also experiencing a lot of changes. There is no surprise that many of the prominent brick-and-mortar retail organizations are now competing with online retailers such as Amazon and Flipkart for the customer’s share of wallet.

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Internet of Things and Population Health

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Amitech solutions enable you to drive both better population health and lower medical costs while increasing customer engagement. Through wearable devices and the resulting data, insurance companies have an opportunity to expand market-share and enhance profits while offering an invaluable service to customers.Amitech offers a Big Data and IoT solution that collects data streams from wearable devices and organizes dynamic activity, fitness and sleep tracking information into a dashboard. With this solution, payers and large self-insured groups can monitor and encourage behavior changes and outcomes that result in healthier populations.

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WHY LoRaWAN® IS THE FOUNDATION FOR SMART BUILDING SUCCESS

whitePaper | March 12, 2020

Smart buildings present an obvious sector of the market in which Internet of Things (IoT) enabled services can generate efficiencies, improved user experiences and profits. Much of the early focus has been on utilizing IoT applications to generate savings in utility consumption but this is now widening to encompass applications that support the new ways that people use the buildings they live and work in. Popular applications include room and desk sharing, individual environmental control, predictive maintenance and many others.

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Spotlight

Thin Film Electronics

Thin Film Electronics ASA (Ticker: THIN.OL) is a leader in the development of printed electronics. The first to commercialize printed rewritable memory, Thinfilm is creating printed system products that will include memory, sensing, display and wireless communication—at a cost-per-functionality unmatched by any other electronic technology. Thinfilm's roadmap of system products integrates technology from a strong and growing ecosystem of partners to enable the Internet of Things by bringing intelligence to disposable goods. Specialties Printed Memories, Printed Electronics - Temperature Threshold Detection Smart Labels, Integrated Printed Systems, NFC enabled smart labels, Printed Sensor Devices, NFC OpenSense™, EAS Electronic Article Surveillance

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