Aveva introduces a smart app embedded with AI

August 2020

Aveva, a global leader in engineering and industrial software, has announced the launch of the Aveva Insight OMI app, a first in the industry to infuse real-time artificial intelligence (AI) into an operator’s decision-making as well as improve overall operational agility.

The smart app provides industrial businesses with an accelerated path toward implementing AI in the control room or on the plant floor, presenting real-time anomaly detection in a context-aware OMI visualisation display, a statement said.

It will benefit operators, engineers, and operations managers from various industries including Water and Wastewater, Energy, Food & Beverage amongst others, it added.

The Aveva Insight OMI app introduces AI capabilities into the Aveva System Platform, formerly Wonderware, and leverages predictive early warning and automatic detection of unusual operational behaviour. This provides users with early notification so they can quickly resolve issues before they become critical business problems such as unplanned downtime and production losses.

“IIoT applications have driven a massive increase in the collection of real-time operations and manufacturing data. As a result, operators face alarm overload and often cannot effectively react to or distinguish between process-critical situations and false positive alarm conditions, resulting in the loss of operational time and resources. By harnessing the power of AI and advanced cloud analytics, Aveva is enabling operators to take proactive action, before process and maintenance problems occur,” commented Rashesh Mody, Vice President, Monitoring and Control, Aveva.

“In today’s climate of increased demand for innovative technology solutions, the launch of our Aveva Insight OMI app is a significant development because it serves as a single interface into operations by bridging the information technology and operational technology divide for increased agility and situational awareness. We are very excited to introduce a solution that will help our customers manage critical operations and improve decision support for maximum profitability in these fast-changing times,” Mody concluded.  

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