‘Outcome optimizing’ controllers designed for the Industrial IoT

GE Industrial Internet Control System portfolio integrates secure, deterministic control with range of local, cloud and plant-wide optimization options.

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Imagine an industrial controller that satisfies the millisecond-control demands of a high-speed gas turbine—day in, day out, year after year—but also securely reaches out across the internet or in-plant networks to access real-time electric rates and other data required to optimize operations according to specific business outcomes. Such are the capabilities of GE’s new Industrial Internet Control System (IICS) portfolio, a range of “outcome optimizing” controllers that, together with a powerful array of mix-and-match input/output hardware, cloud connectivity and the company’s Predix app environment, are intended to allow industry to quickly, easily and…

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