Enhancing Infrastructure Maintenance with IoT

October 2017, Vol. 244, No. 10

By Prasantha Jayakody, Manager, Bsquare, Bellevue, WA

Across pipeline operations worldwide, the term “unplanned downtime” is akin to a dirty word. Between heavy repair expenses and hundreds of thousands in lost revenue, the logistics of correcting an unforeseen supply chain interruption carry major implications – both financially and in terms of operational efficiency. No matter the cause, the clock starts running immediately when production stalls – and the price tag swells every minute. Fortunately, companies can mitigate these risks with the right tools and insights. The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way countless industrial businesses operate. And as production environments…

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