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Cloud-Based Process Management of Inspection Instruments

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- Internet of Things/Cloud Computing/Olympus Scientific Cloud™ overview
- Instrument management and connecting to the Cloud
- Fleet harmonization
- What to do with all the data?
- Next steps – the future

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Cloud-Based Process Management of Inspection Instruments

  1. 1. Cloud-Based Process Management of Inspection Instruments Alex Thurston Olympus Scientific Solutions America, Inc Applications Engineering Manager
  2. 2. Outline Internet of Things/Cloud Computing/Olympus Scientific Cloud™ overview Instrument management and connecting to the Cloud Fleet harmonization What to do with all the data? Next steps – the future
  3. 3. Internet of Things/Cloud Computing/Olympus Scientific Cloud Overview Connectivity According to the IDC* the number of connected devices will exceed 30 billion by 2020 Data Analytics *IDC International Data Corporation http://www.idc.com Things
  4. 4. Internet of Things/Cloud Computing/Olympus Scientific Cloud Overview Manufacturing inspection technology in an IoT and Cloud era Manufacture Connected Devices Provide Data Pathway and Storage Real-time data access & storage Better product support Enhanced user experience Increased ROI Better quality product Improved next-generation products
  5. 5. Internet of Things/Cloud Computing/Olympus Scientific Cloud Overview Manufacturing inspection technology in an IoT and cloud era  As a manufacturer of inspection instruments, we are implementing IoT connected devices and cloud computing in all stages of our production, service, and customer experience. Commercial Environment & App Service AppFactory App Implement Scalable Cloud Solution Design/Build Connected Device(s)
  6. 6. Internet of Things/Cloud Computing/Olympus Scientific Cloud Overview Olympus Scientific Solutions connected devices
  7. 7. Internet of Things/Cloud Computing/Olympus Scientific Cloud Overview Olympus Scientific Cloud and data security Powered by Microsoft® Azure® Infrastructure Microsoft Azure & Office 365 “becomes the first and only commercial cloud provider to offer an exclusive DOD cloud that is L5- approved for our infrastructure, platform and productivity services” US DoD* Photo from Microsoft https://blogs.microsoft.com/iot/2016/03/24/how-microsoft-azure-engineers-for-iot-security/ *https://enterprise.microsoft.com/en-us/industries/government/dod-level5-p-ato-granted-microsoft-azure-office-365/
  8. 8. Instrument Management and Connecting to the Cloud Olympus Scientific Cloud — Device and User Management  Secure registration of inspection equipment  Account administrator controls invitations and user access  Equipment and users are available for assignment to Projects / Jobs / Tasks  Devices can be managed from the Cloud to ensure they have proper firmware, calibration documents, etc. prior to assignment to tasks
  9. 9. Instrument Management and Connecting to the Cloud Olympus Scientific Cloud — Device and User Management
  10. 10. Fleet Harmonization Olympus Scientific Cloud — Vanta™ Handheld XRF
  11. 11. Fleet Harmonization Olympus Scientific Cloud — Vanta Handheld XRF Instrument Screensharing
  12. 12. Fleet Harmonization Instrument —Vanta Handheld XRF Receive barcoding guide Update Grade Library information Download profile sync settings
  13. 13. Fleet Harmonization Instrument — Vanta Handheld XRF Hot test components in service Rapid, accurate analysis of alloying and base elements magnesium through bismuth Wireless connection enabled
  14. 14. Fleet Harmonization Olympus Scientific Cloud — 38DL PLUS® Thickness Gage  Optimize inspection processes by creating projects, jobs, and tasks  Assign tasks and send them to connected instruments and users anywhere  Create inspection template files  Wirelessly receive completed inspection files and monitor task completion by instrument
  15. 15. Fleet Harmonization Olympus Scientific Cloud — 38DL PLUS Gage
  16. 16. Fleet Harmonization Olympus Scientific Cloud — 38DL PLUS Gage  Wirelessly receive completed inspection files and monitor task completions  Export data to common formats  Share inspection reports globally
  17. 17. Fleet Harmonization Instrument — 38DL PLUS Gage  Wireless communication can be added to any existing 38DL PLUS  Save time  Direct “instant” transfer of thickness readings  Minimize human errors  No more writing down values or manually entering them into software programs  Total workflow management with the Olympus Scientific Cloud  Create an account and register your 38-Link™ adaptor  Organize inspection work and create inspection survey files  Push and pull inspection files to and from the 38DL PLUS gage while in the field  Receive completed inspection files faster  Monitor job completion progress
  18. 18. Fleet Harmonization Olympus Mobile App — Vanta Handheld XRF  Browse results on the instrument  Control instrument tests  Export data from the instrument
  19. 19. Fleet Harmonization Olympus Mobile App — 38DL PLUS Gage  Single send or file send thickness readings directly to your mobile phone or tablet  Share a digital copy of thickness data with colleagues and/or supervisors quickly and easily via text message or email in .TXT or .CSV formats  Reduce the time it takes to get data to analysts/decision makers, increasing workflow efficiency
  20. 20. What to do with all the data? Data archive
  21. 21. What to do with all the data? Review inspection files remotely
  22. 22. What to do with all the data? Create location-specific data Compile multiple data streams for overall analytics Your data is now accessible from any browser — after secure login
  23. 23. Next steps? Refine instrument task setup and management Deeper data dive capability Increased analytics and features
  24. 24. Thank you for your time! Questions? Alex Thurston Applications Engineering Manager Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas, Inc Waltham, MA, USA Olympus and 38DL PLUS are registered trademarks, and Vanta and 38-Link are trademarks of Olympus Corporation.

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