The Remote Monitoring Cloud Measures Packaging Machinery Greenhouse Gas Emissions

This post summarizes what I presented at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition fall 2012 meeting. Recently I was asked by a client to investigate how Ei3’s remote monitoring cloud was making degree day calculations.  The client had noticed a change of 17% less heating degree days for a large group of buildings spread out across North America.   This change seemed to be ...

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Ei3’s CEO Spencer Cramer to Present at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition Fall Meeting

On September 11, 2012 at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s fall meeting, Mr. Cramer will present on the topic of using the remote monitoring and cloud applications for the measurement and reporting of Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions. For years, global enterprises have been using the Ei3 Remote Monitoring Cloud to perform real time remote monitoring of equipment energy consumption and resource use. This remotely ...

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New Amphion device from Ei3 delivers M2M security

For Ei3’s Software-as-a-Service platform for M2M, Smart Services and the Internet of Things MONTVALE, N.J., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ —  Ei3 Corporation announced today that it will begin shipping a new generation of Amphion internet security devices. Called the Model 14, these devices are designed to exceed the expectations of the discerning machine builder and plant floor user by providing ease of configuration along-side ...

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Cyber search engine Shodan exposes industrial control systems to new risks

http://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/cyber-search-engine-exposes-vulnerabilities/2012/06/03/gJQAIK9KCV_story.html?hpid=z1 ATTENTION Ei3 Customers: Don’t worry.  If you are an Ei3 customer you are protected against these and other vulnerabilities.    Our system has been designed to provide maximum security for mission critical equipment to be remotely monitored, accessed and serviced on the internet. ...

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Remote Monitoring Cloud promotes packaging sustainability

By monitoring the converting plant floor equipment’s consumption of resources and production results, it is possible to accurately describe the sustainability impact of the converting stage of the packaging life cycle.  Ei3’s Remote Monitoring server provides enterprises with an effective method for gathering, storing, analyzing and reporting the sustainability of packages.  Having this information available promotes a more transparent supply chain and helps enterprises ...

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OEE: A Key Performance Indicator

Organizations who are striving to achieve increased productivity in manufacturing have been using Operational Equipment Effectiveness or OEE as a Key Performance Indicator.  By calculating, displaying, and reporting OEE in real time, Ei3’s on-line applications and productivity tools provide decision makers with the information they need to manage their operations. Through evaluating OEE and each of its three components, important insights are gained about ...

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Enodia solves the Siemens PG-PC network dilemma

Remote service technicians are continually challenged to keep track of complex networking configurations for establishing communications to remote devices. This is especially problematic for the Siemens S-7 family of controllers where unintentional changes made to the PLC communication configuration can alter its program thereby causing a loss of communication and disruption of the machine operation.  To solve this critical issue Ei3 has launched is ...

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Who’s Developing the Applications?

In this insightful article Glen Allmendinger of Harbor Research reflects upon the importance of alliances in creating solutions to the complex problems of building successful smart services programs.  At Ei3 we see our role as one of being a provider of the core vertical smart service industry expertise and that our capability can be harness by larger organizations to power-up their smart service business models.  Because Ei3 ...

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