Statistical data analyses and thus also the Internet of Things (IoT) are influencing our everyday lives more and more – consciously or quite inconspicuously. They have rapidly found their way into many areas and their enormous potential is far from exhausted. Above all, plant manufacturers, companies and the energy industry should look into this instrument of digitalisation, which implies a high economic power.
What does IoT mean for the energy sector?
The IoT virtually connects the real world with the digital one. It can collect and transform vast amounts of data. The interconnected devices act independently, adapt to circumstances and react to certain scenarios. Any mediation or intervention by the user becomes superfluous. It creates measurable values that offer an enormous opportunity for efficient operation, especially for plant manufacturers, plant operators and energy companies – as long as the collected raw data is precisely evaluated, analysed and implemented.
What potential resides in data collection and data flows?
Accurate data analysis not only turns the data into cash, but also shows forward-looking changes, for example:
- Load profile optimisation to reduce energy procurement costs
- Early fault detection and analysis for technical systems such a CHP units, construction or industrial washing machines
- Reduction of energy consumption through digital energy management
- IT security
Requirements for the use of artificial intelligence and big data in the energy sector
A system that performs such tasks is complex and must meet high safety requirements. A large number of components and services are required, which must be coordinated with each other. Examples of components and services are:
- Hardware box
- Mobile radio
- VPN + MPLS
- Service: IBN of the entire route
By the way: Our end-to-end-services as IaaS and SaaS means that your systems are always up to date and secure without your own investment.
BentoNet offers such an IoT solution as a complete package. As an ecosystem, it combines existing and new data services with a perfectly coordinated infrastructure. It is able to capture data streams from industry and the energy sector. But BentoNet also enables software developers, engineering firms and plant manufacturers to quickly get started with analytics clouds. For this purpose, we create an individual overall concept from collecting the data to evaluating it and, if desired, feeding it back into the plant.
How does BentoNet help in the implementation and use of data volumes?
BentoNet offers the following data tools that can be accessed with little effort:
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Big Data
- Big Data Discovery
- Application Images
- API Interface
- Business Intelligence
- Industry 4.0
Artificial intelligence can therefore offer enormous potential for the long-term improvement of asset management, but the aspect of security must not be forgotten.