Author Archive for Ralph Rio

Rental Equipment Lifecycle Management with IIoT

Part 3 of a three part series on the impact of IIoT on OEMs and their dealerships. Part 1.  Part 2. IIoT-enabled remote connectivity and analytics offer equipment dealerships and rental companies an opportunity to grow revenues through new maintenance services, while providing higher uptime and customer satisfaction for the end user.  OEMs, dealerships and […]

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Emerging IIoT Services by OEMs, Renters and Dealerships

Part 2 of a three part series on the impact of IIoT on OEMs and their dealerships.  Part 1 is here. Original equipment manufacturers (OEM) are starting to offer IIoT-enabled remote monitoring and analytics services on a subscription basis that identify an issue before it harms the equipment or cascades into a major incident.  Success […]

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IIoT Enables Dramatic Changes for OEMs, Renters and Dealerships

Part 1 of a three part series on the impact of IIoT on OEMs and their dealerships. Remote connectivity and analytics enabled through the Industrial IoT (IIoT) offer equipment dealerships and rental companies an opportunity to grow revenues through new maintenance services. Equipment used in the construction, mining, agriculture, industrial, and transportation industries has grown […]

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Where is the Edge?

Edge computing has data, applications and services at the logical extremes of a network near the sensors or in the devices generating data, and away from centralized cloud data centers. Data management, communication, and some analytics occur at the source of the data i.e., in each device which is much smaller in scale compared to the cloud. […]

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IIoT Expands the Maintenance Maturity Model

With the emergence of Industrial IoT (IIoT), collecting data from equipment is moving from paper-based, manual inspections to automated systems. This improves both data quality and quantity.  IIoT-enabled remote asset monitoring also dramatically expands the number and variety of parameters that can be monitored cost effectively. Combined with today’s more advanced analytics, these data enable […]

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