案例研究

了解HMS作为工业通信和IIoT解决方案的领先供应商,是如何改善客户的业务。

我们的客户为我们发声。 探索他们的故事,以及HMS如何帮助他们改进和扩展。

Anybus案例研究

1080 Motion:用于运动员测试的无线解决方案

无线桥可将来自1080 Motion神经肌肉测试机的数据无线传输到计算机上,以便立即显示。
Ewon 案例研究

Tamini Trasformatori:赋予您的变压器额外的寿命

为了保证其变压器的寿命,Tamini Trasformatori实施了实时远程控制和数据分析解决方案。
Anybus案例研究

JSI:时时连接,时时锋利

JSI已经建立了一台带有机器人刀片更换器的自动分切机。 HMS技术以几种不同的方式连接机器。
Ixxat案例研究

通过Ixxat启动

Ixxat CAN技术使荷兰的Super B能够从他们最先进的锂离子电池中获得更多的动力
Ewon案例研究

Thiele Technologies使用Ewon进行全球远程支持

Thiele Technologies使用Ewon产品下载修订系统升级,无需现场访问其客户设施。

Ewon Case Studies

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Seiko, packing its machines with new added value!

Located in the prefecture of Shizuoka (Japan), Seiko Corporation has been manufacturing packaging and bottling machines for more than 70 years. Their machines benefit from these long years of experience and technological innovation and are recognized for their excellent quality
“A few years ago, we tried using a famous remote desktop solution, but our IT department required that we switch to a more secure solution. That is when we discovered Ewon, which fulfilled all our needs in terms of convenience, performance and security.“
Mr. Iga Hisato, Head of the Technology Development Division
Seiko Corporation

A leading packaging machine builder

Located in the prefecture of Shizuoka (Japan), Seiko Corporation has been manufacturing packaging and bottling machines for more than 70 years. Their machines benefit from these long years of experience and technological innovation and are recognized for their excellent quality. Seiko has gained the trust of numerous customers in a wide range of industrial applications such as food, drinks, cosmetics, toiletry, chemical and pharmaceutical. One of their best-selling products is the “BTW602”, a compact liquid filling and bottle capping machine highly reputed on the market for being very easy to use. They are also renowned for the design of their order-made packaging lines.

 


 

BENEFITS

- Take advantage of the power of remote connectivity without compromising on security

- Save time and money by avoiding unnecessary service trips

- Provide a powerful remote monitoring service to customers

 


 

An early adopter of remote connectivity

But even the very best machines can occasionally require an unplanned maintenance operation! When this happens, Seiko’s automation engineers would have to stop their daily tasks and rush to the rescue of their customers, even when the factory is located abroad. Early on, these open-minded engineers realized how powerful it would be to have the possibility to remotely troubleshoot their machines. A huge amount of time, effort and money could be saved, while providing a better and faster support to their customers! About twenty years ago, there was no broadband telecommunication, so they started by using landline phone technologies such as PSTN and ISDN modems. Those proved useful when they worked, but only allowed a slow, unreliable and costly communication. More recently, they experimented with a famous IT remote desktop solution, which offered a better performance thanks to broadband Internet, but had important drawbacks in terms of usability and cost.

Experimentations with this remote desktop solution came to an abrupt stop when Seiko’s IT department discouraged its usage, due to the security risks it posed. Fortunately, around that time, Seiko discovered Ewon at a tradeshow and immediately understood how it could be a game changer for them. Mr. Iga Hisato, Head of the Technology Development Division, remembers: “A few years ago, we tried using a famous remote desktop solution, but our IT department required that we switch to a more secure solution.

That is when we discovered Ewon. It was exactly what we had been looking for during all these years, and fulfilled all our needs in terms of convenience, performance and security!”.

 

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Operational efficiency boost with Ewon

With Ewon, Seiko can now equip its machines with a secure remote connectivity solution, approved by their colleagues from IT. It is also well-accepted by their customers, who are reassured by the fact that the security of Ewon’s solution is regularly audited and certified by several specialized 3rd party organizations.

Seiko was particularly impressed by how easy and fast it was to get up and running with the solution. The complete installation of an Ewon gateway and its registration to Ewon’s Talk2M global VPN service can be done in a matter of minutes. It became even easier since the introduction of the “Easy Setup” feature, which allows to automatically configure a gateway through a USB drive or SD card.

All Ewon gateways can connect to the Internet via an Ethernet LAN, if available, but Seiko usually selects an Ewon gateway with a backup WiFi connectivity. By doing this, they are sure that even if using a LAN is not possible, a successful wireless connection will be possible by asking someone on site to turn on the hotspot feature of a smartphone or mobile router. 

Using Ewon’s solution, Seiko remotely connects to the Mitsubishi Electric PLCs and HMIs controlling their machines, for troubleshooting. “Thanks to Ewon, we can easily carry out remote diagnostics and maintenance of our machines, avoiding every month several service trips. It is extremely convenient and allows us to be more efficient and reduce costs.” explains Mr. Iga.

 

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New services for happy customers

End-customers can also greatly benefit from this remote support, since it translates to an important reduction of downtime in their factory. Recently, Seiko has built a powerful remote monitoring service based on Ewon’s Talk2M service, allowing to easily visualize the performance of the machines at any time, from anywhere and from any device, even a smartphone. This is a perfect match with Mitsubishi Electric’s “GOT Mobile” service, if the machine is equipped with a compatible HMI. Seiko is also exploring the advanced features of the Ewon Flexy gateway, which can collect data from PLCs or sensors and display it on a local webdashboard, or make it available to an IT system. With this remote monitoring service, Seiko’s customers can check the performance of their equipment, analyze the cause of failures and optimize their production and processes, as well as the quality of their products. And for Mr. Iga, this is just the start: “thanks to Ewon, it is really easy to make our machines IIoT-ready. In the short-term, it immediately provides an excellent return on investment for us and our customers. On the longer run, our machines equipped with an Ewon Flexy are ready to support any future IIoT projects we might decide to build”

Anybus Case Studies

Ixxat Case Studies

  • Forze-USB-to-CAN

    氢电动赛车

    Ixxat CAN通信硬件和软件为Forze团队提供了赛车系统与团队工程师之间的通信,以及用于了解赛车性能数据的分析工具。
    Client
    Forze Hydrogen Racing
  • Voltsport-USB-to-CAN

    高效的数据采集加速了电动汽车的发展

    随着对电动汽车发展的兴趣空前高涨,一家公司将Ixxat USB-to-CAN V2接口确定为下载操作数据进行分析的最佳方法。
    Client
    Voltsport
  • Schaeffler_CANblueII

    Ixxat CANblue II使驾驶测试(更加)有形

    Ixxat CANblue II通过蓝牙将测试车辆的ECU与平板电脑相连,并通过显示车辆数据使驾驶测试更加“有形”。.
    Client
    Schaeffler Engineering China
  • ETAS

    Ixxat驱动的汽车仿真器

    ETAS使用Ixxat PC接口板来实现他们的LABCAR HiL测试系统和不同的电气控制单元(ECU)之间的通讯。

    Client
    ETAS有限公司

 

 

 

 

 

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