This presentation will describe Northrop Grumman’s vision of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it positively impacts asset management and improves shop floor visibility. IIoT is empowering companies across the world to deploy innovative solutions that integrate hardware, machine learning, machine to machine (M2M) communication and big data technologies that improve visibility and efficiency thereby leading to economic growth and increased competitiveness. Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (NGAS) primary objectives in the IIoT, “Smart Factory” efforts are to demonstrate connectivity capabilities to assets and business systems, develop visibility dashboards that provide relevant information to multiple roles in the factory and use predictive models using metrics data to enable informed decisions, more rapid response to incidents and issue prevention.
- Associate IoT with shop floor efficiency
- Introduce IoT as a solution for maximizing asset utilization
- Visualize an IoT environment that provides improved shop floor visibility