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Marine and Industrial Displays by Caterpillar

Caterpillar needed a flexible platform for a new generation of connected human-machine interfaces across a wide variety of industrial environments. Examples include marine, petroleum pumping, generators, custom hydraulics, mining, and rail applications.

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  • SUPPLIER
  • Bright Wolf
    Bright Wolf is a technology provider and trusted partner for Fortune 1000 companies building transformative Enterprise-class connected product solutions. We offer complete design consulting, development, and systems integration services for Industrial IoT projects, as well as production operational support to commercialize and maintain successful connected offerings at scale. Our industrial reference applications and solution templates bring a faster path to production on the Public Cloud, in your datacenter, and at the edge, providing complete data modeling and management, sophisticated policy-driven access controls, device lifecycle management, and out-of-the-box enterprise system integration. Our customized solutions leverage your choice of cloud infrastructure and tools, to which we bring decades of expertise with industrial controls and protocols, embedded systems, and intelligence at the edge. Global production deployments include Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Healthcare, Agriculture, Smart Building, Heavy Equipment, and other industries for Asset Management, Predictive Maintenance, and Yield Optimization. Bright Wolf solutions have been deployed on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.
  • INDUSTRIES
  • Heavy Vehicle
  • FUNCTIONS
  • Maintenance
  • CONNECTIVITY PROTOCOLS
  • Cellular
    Modbus
  • USE CASES
  • Collaborative Robotics
    A flexible form of human-machine interaction where the user is in direct contact with the robot while he is guiding and training it. A collaborative robot, or "cobot," is a robot that can safely and effectively interact with human workers while performing simple industrial tasks. However, end-effectors and other environmental conditions may create hazards, and as such risk assessments should be done before using any industrial motion-control application.
  • CUSTOMER
  • For nearly 90 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent. Customers turn to Caterpillar to help them develop infrastructure, energy and natural resource assets. With 2014 sales and revenues of over $55 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. The company principally operates through its three product segments - Resource Industries, Construction Industries and Energy & Transportation - and also provides financing and related services through its Financial Products segment.

  • SOLUTION
  • A connected foundation for the next generation of intelligent Caterpillar Marine and Industrial Displays to capture, manage and visualize data from remote assets. The result for Caterpillar - improved and accelerated connected customer experiences while lowering operational and support costs.

  • DATA COLLECTED
  • Asset Location, Asset Performance, Asset Status Tracking, Engine Efficiency
  • SOLUTION TYPE
  • SOLUTION MATURITY
  • Emerging (technology has been on the market for > 2 years)
  • OPERATIONAL IMPACT
  • Impact #1
    [Efficiency Improvement - Operation]
    Ease of serviceability.
    Impact #2
    [Efficiency Improvement - R&D]
    Improved product development utilizing real world information.
    Impact #3
    [Efficiency Improvement - Labor]
    Improved machine operator efficiency.
  • QUANTITATIVE BENEFIT
  • Benefit #1

    Performance data enables identification of most efficient usage models for increased engine life.

    Benefit #2

    Repetitive machine-assisted accuracy for drilling operations.

    Benefit #3

    Data feedback loops enable significant operational fuel savings.

  • PARTNER
  • Amazon Web Services
    Amazon Web Services has developed the managed cloud platform AWS IoT to let connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of messages, and can process and route those messages to AWS Endpoints and to other devices reliably and securely. With AWS IoT, your applications can keep track of and communicate with all your devices, all the time, even when they aren’t connected.
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