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Wearable Technology Circuit

Popular energy saving initiatives, like LED lighting and variable speed motor drives, may be causing harmonic distortions in your packaging equipment. Want to avoid being the last to know about prematurely failed electrical devices?

Would you love to save time and money knowing your equipment’s health without needing to pay a technical expert to diagnose? Machine wearables, a new development in wearable technology trends helps you know the status of your packaging equipment. Using smart devices installed on packaging machinery, machine wearables can alert you to equipment health.

Briefly, machine wearables are smart electronic devices attached to your equipment. People wear these devices, also, for various purposes like to tell the time and to keep track of human health. However, this article is about efficient equipment status. You can learn more about wearable technology trends for any purpose by Googling it.

Imagine living in the next century with George Jetson. Only the technology of the next century is already here. Enter machine wearables.

Wearable Technology Trends for Packaging Equipment

Using machine wearables, you can link packaging equipment machines and physical infrastructures to the digital world easily, quickly, and economically. How does a smart machine wearable work for your equipment? MachineSense summarizes it nicely in a recent Packworld article.

Briefly, a MachineSense technician installs a WI-FI network sensor the company calls a machine wearable on recently serviced machines located at a customer site. Techno-magically, machine data starts to flow via the customer router through the cloud to Machine Sense’s MindSphere. The MindSphere receives the data, interprets and tracks it and sends the analytics about machine operating conditions to their customer.

All this technology provides a continuous information flow about how well (or how poorly) a customer’s packaging equipment is operating. When using this service, your operating engineers can receive alerts regarding the health and well-being of equipment via email or text messages. Does this technology sound like something your business could use?

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