Secure Industrial Internet Connectivity
GE’s Field Agent technology is the critical link required in an Industrial Internet chain for cloud-enabled analytics.
Available in a stand-alone device, or embedded into GE's new Outcome Optimizing Controllers, Field Agent technology provides a rugged, pre-configured solution for secure data collection and conveyance from the machine.
Big data analytics is moving the competitive landscape for big and small industries to the next level. The ability to make fast, informed operational decisions can make or break industrial profitability.
A secure link between assets and the Industrial Internet is critical to providing real-time operational value. Moving data to the cloud makes it possible to visualize asset performance and run predictive analytics on the data that optimizes uptime and productivity.
Field Agent technology enables customers to connect nearly any industrial asset and leverage GE’s Predix* Platform to easily collect and analyze industrial data to uncover insights that improve operations and asset performance and provide remote monitoring & diagnostics capabilities safely and securely, utilizing encrypted channels that preserve data time stamp, quality and fidelity.
This type of information is helping GE customers drive higher operational efficiencies through predictive maintenance, diagnostics that reduce downtime, and synchronized fleet management applications.
Predix is GE cloud based platform-as-a-service that is unique for developing, deploying, operating and monetizing Industrial Internet applications. Highly optimized for the specific and demanding requirements of industrial applications, Predix captures and analyzes the unique volume, velocity, and variety of machine data generated across the industrial world within a secure, industrial-strength cloud environment.
A range of form factors, communication protocols, tag capacity and connectivity options makes Field Agent a great choice for almost any application, even across disparate systems.