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A Look at SIMATIC MindApps

The future of manufacturing is digital. Watch how SIMATIC MindApps use cloud data from MindSphere to redefine how you manage your plant and machines.

Want to monitor your plants from anywhere in the world and get the most detailed insights on your processes? With SIMATIC MindApps, that’s possible. With the click of a button, you can compare plant data, increase performance, detect potential for improvement – and make the right decision no matter where you are. Secure and personalized access to the information you need, when you need it – right at your fingertips.
Take productivity to the next level with cloud-based analytics

Want to monitor your plants from anywhere in the world and get the most detailed insights on your processes? With SIMATIC MindApps, that’s possible. With the click of a button, you can compare plant data, increase performance, detect potential for improvement – and make the right decision no matter where you are. Secure and personalized access to the information you need, when you need it – right at your fingertips.

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Machine Insight

There is a sporadic problem in the system, and the machine produces at limited speed.

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Machine Insight

Finds the cause of error, as system diagnostic data of drive systems, PLCs and condition monitoring systems are available in the cloud for the machine builder and end customer.

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Machine Insight

  • Improves worldwide maintenance service with remote error diagnosis based on system diagnostics data
  • Optimizes availability and performance with retro perspective error-root cause analysis

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Performance Insight

The total factory performance has been falling sharply.

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Performance Insight

Through the analysis of total production, lines and machines key performance indicators its possible to detect the root cause of the performance loss.

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Performance Insight

  • Optimizes production efficiency with access to all relevant machine performance indicators worldwide.
  • Detects and derivates optimization potential based on component, machine, line and plant views

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Notifier

Premature unexpected failure of the packaging machine's geared motor.

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Notifier

Machine builders and end-customers are informed directly via SIMATIC Notifier MindApp and can initiate further steps to fix the problem.

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Notifier

Allows to detect machine downtimes and service needs more easily with

  • A worldwide access to alarm data
  • Individual push notifications on smartphones

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Machine Monitor

Geared motor on the conveyor belt is soon due for maintenance again.

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Machine Monitor

Machine builder gets notified (based on machine-usage data) that the motor must be replaced soon to avoid failure.

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Machine Monitor

Machine builders benefit from a more efficient, dynamical maintenance planning based on the machine condition, its next maintenance schedule, and its worldwide location.

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Energy Manager

Plant is wasting too much energy.

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Energy Manager

Detects energy wastage in non-productive machine states and notifies machine user.

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Energy Manager

  • Transparency of energy costs and consumption from the machine level to sites worldwide allows to optimize energy consumption

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MindApps

Allow to track the machine and plant condition, performance indicators, errors and maintenance needs – worldwide and location independent.

Benefits for machine builders

  • Enhance the machine service operations.
    • By remotely obtaining a detailed failure diagnosis per machine
    • By executing dynamic maintenance intervals
  • Increase the machines productivity in a joint approach together with your customers

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SIMATIC MindApps take advantage of the data harnessed by MindSphere, our IoT operating system, in order to bring you closer to your machines, plants, and automation processes, whether you are overseeing global activities or operating locally within the plant. And if you are an equipment manufacturer, SIMATIC MindApps will, too, transform your business, allowing you to guarantee better service and availability to your clients.