Tag Archives: remote sensing

Using sensors and analytics to predict and/or resolve problems

Short 3 minute video from IBM about “predictive maintenance”.  Actually it explains how sensors and analytics can be used to diagnose all kinds of problems so that they can be fixed, not just the maintenance of plant and machinery. Advertisements

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Remote sensing for business

The term remote sensing has two different meanings.  Three years ago I blogged about how some firms are using sensors to monitor the performance of their machinery and equipment remotely.   This is often adopted as part of their products-as-services … Continue reading

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Autonomous shipping

There’s been a lot in the media recently about driverless cars (autonomous vehicles).  This is Rolls Royce vision of how shipping fleets could also be controlled without any crew onboard.  This vision is not speculative.  The company already has a … Continue reading

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