Capula, an Imtech company, is set to showcase its OPUS manufacturing apps at Smart Industry Expo at the NEC, Birmingham on 10th to 12th April. The OPUS apps have been designed to provide organisations of any size access to actionable insight and to manage a range of operational functions through a single, integrated interface.
Today manufacturers operate a wide variety of industrial assets, each with their own control systems, and on the shop floor there is also the dedicated production line and machine test equipment. Most of that equipment is managed and controlled independently, leading to inefficiencies, duplication of effort and high costs.
Capula’s OPUS solutions use advanced industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to integrate all those services into a single platform, regardless of the equipment manufacturer or communication protocol used. This simplifies management and greatly improves oversight and control. The solution builds upon Capula’s four decades of systems integration expertise, and its deep experience developing control and monitoring solutions for the water, power and manufacturing sectors.
“With OPUS, we have developed an offering that directly addresses a significant challenge for many companies,” says Alastair Norman, Business Manager of Operational Intelligence at Capula. ”It’s also a great example of exactly what can be achieved using the power of today’s IoT technologies and open communications standards.”
OPUS is built on PTC’s ThingWorx IoT development platform. Visitors to Smart Industry Expo will be able to see a demonstration of the system using live data from a range of IoT-enabled sources. Capula experts will also be on hand to talk about the system, and to share insights from their experience in applying IoT and Industry 4.0 technologies to the most demanding real-world problems.