Industrial IoT Data on the Edge

 

Get access to data from embedded edge devices, quickly and reliably.

Next-Gen Digitization in Manufacturing is happening on the Edge

Industry 4.0 has been a buzz word for decades. One reason why digital transformation has taken so long to manifest is the lack of core software technologies to fulfill manufacturer’s requirements. To enable new use cases, data from edge devices across the shopfloor needs to be easily accessible. Having this edge data available locally is important because:

– Industrial IoT needs reliable speed (i.e. fast data and I/O throughput); machines like motion controllers and factory automation have real-time requirements

– Data security and privacy are of the essence; keeping data out of the cloud makes this much more manageable.

 

 

ObjectBox is an innovative core software infrastructure that serves the convergence of OT (operational technology) and IT (information technology), providing developers a super-fast data storage and synchronization solution to make Smart Manufacturing data on the edge easy to access.

 

ObjectBox Empowers Edge Computing in Industrial IoT

ObjectBox enables critical, real time response rates on industrial edge devices and machines, ensuring that industrial applications always work whether online or offline. ObjectBox Sync keeps data seamlessly up to date and synchronized across devices on the shopfloor, from sensor to server. With ObjectBox Time Series, you can store, process, and visualize time-series data quickly and efficiently.

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Enhance IT Capabilities and Go to Market Faster

ObjectBox is an out of the box developer tool, which enables developers to persist and use data locally, on manufacturing units like CNC controllers. ObjectBox provides high performance I/O throughputs – locally, quickly, and reliably. With ObjectBox, developers get access to data when they need it, where they need it, so they can build new products and features faster and easier.

Collect, store, and query time-series data on the edge

The value of tracking and analyzing how data performs over time is essential across industries, but particularly in manufacturing. ObjectBox Time Series feature enables the fast and efficient storage and synchronization of time series data – from machine to tablet to cloud. Quickly collect time-series data from sensors on an IoT gateway, where data can be processed, and necessary data sent onward to the cloud or on-premise server.

Eliminate Data Islands & Keep Data in Flow

While most data can stay on the edge, many IIoT projects need part of their data accessible in the cloud, on-premise server, or synced between units. With ObjectBox Sync choose what data to synchronize and when. ObjectBox Sync enables developer to quickly store, query, and sync the data of many distributed devices, keeping data in flow across the shop floor while reducing mobile network (MNO) and cloud costs.

IIoT Use Cases on the Edge

Additive
Manufacturing

When layering, small changes in the environment need to be incorporated quickly and efficiently to ensure quality. Faster and more precise manufacturing depends on constant adaptation. The limiting factor currently is the I/O throughput. ObjectBox’ speed enables higher I/O throughput.

    • Work easily with large and complex data volumes
    • Get superfast I/O throughputs
    • Use data locally, where it’s useful

 

On-Site
Quality Assurance

Quality issues are costly for producers; both in time and raw material. The faster issues can be caught, and action can be taken, the better. ObjectBox empowers video quality control in real time on the edge, allowing for autonomous action at the machine level.

  • Get fast, local data for quick decision making
  • Real time autonomy possible
  • Synchronization keeps operators up to date on real time status

 

Predictive
Maintenance

Catching machine failures before they occur are a huge cost saving. Processing and monitoring raw data locally at the source, e.g. analyzing audio data for anomalies, allows operators to catch and react to maintenance issues in real time while keeping cloud costs low. ObjectBox give fast and easy access to data, enabling operators to process more data faster using existing hardware.

  • Fast and reliable access to data
  • Sync only useful data
  • Do more with existing hardware

ObjectBox in a Nutshell

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 SUPERFAST DATABASE

ObjectBox is a high performance data storage solution for IoT and Mobile devices. For the devs: embedded, object-oriented, NoSQL, ACID compliant, <1MB footprint, time series feature, 10x faster than alternatives (see open source benchmarks).

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data sync

ObjectBox Sync give you access to the data you need. Syncs only data you want, edge <> cloud  or edge <> edge. It’s super efficient, so it saves energy and networking/cloud costs.

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why edge computing?

Edge Computing keeps data local, and makes data storage and processing: sustainable, efficient, real time, offline, and secure. We believe Edge Computing is the future of computing, and we aren’t the only ones.

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Why ObjectBox rocks

* A fast database = business value, save expense and time
* Our solutions are super-fast. Seriously. Benchmark us.
* Developers love to work with our refreshingly intuitive APIs.
* We support all kinds of devices and platforms (details)
* We’re pretty fun to work with 🙂 Reach out and let’s collaborate.

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