Berkeley, CA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/12/2014 -- MTConnect is an open, royalty-free standard that is intended to foster greater interoperability between devices and software applications. By establishing an open and extensible channel of communication for plug-and-play interconnectivity between devices, equipment and systems, MTConnect allows sources to exchange and understand each other’s data. This common communication is facilitated by XML and HTTP technology to provide real-time data from throughout a factory. This common communication empowers software developers to implement applications aimed at providing more efficient operations, improved production optimization and increased productivity.
William Sobel, CEO of System Insights, was one of the principal author and architect of the MTConnect Standard, Mr. Sobel has led the industry toward significant advances in collection and analysis of machine data.
The MTConnect Institute is a not-for-profit organization established to further the development of the MTConnect standard and publish related materials. The organization includes Board of Directors, Technical Advisory Group (TAG), Technical Steering Committee, as well as various working groups to further the standard in specific technology areas. Any company or organization can be a member and aid in furthering the development of the MTConnect standard by becoming a member of the TAG. Membership is free, and it requires agreement to the MTConnect Intellectual Property Policy, which can be found in the “Institute” section.
System Insights will exhibit at the MTConnect: Connecting Manufacturing [MC]2 Conference from April 8-10, 2014 in Caribe Royale Orlando, FL sponsored by MTConnect Institute. Attendees will learn about System Insights’ flagship product, VIMANA at booth #16, which delivers predictive analytics solutions to improve clients’ efficiency, productivity, and profitability. Will Sobel, CEO, System Insights, Inc. will be co-presenting with John Turner, Director of Technology, FAC&T on the MTConnect Architecture on Tuesday, April 8 at 8:45-9:30 am.
About System Insights
System Insights, (http://www.systeminsights.com) based in Berkeley, California, with offices in Chennai, India, is a leading global supplier of manufacturing software in both machining based, discrete and process industries. The system Insights’ flagship product - VIMANA - delivers predictive analytics solutions to improve clients’ efficiency, productivity, and profitability. VIMANA provides these data while enabling customers to realize sustainable manufacturing objectives. The VIMANA software platform delivers a unique combination of Cloud Computing and Big Data capabilities that sets out to revolutionize the economics of manufacturing. System Insights is a proud member of both AMT (Association for Manufacturing Technology) and NTMA (National Tooling and Machining Association). Follow System Insights on Twitter @systeminsights.
William Sobel, CEO