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Abhisam Industrial IoT and Digitalisation workshop in Hyderabad, India- June 2018

Abhisam is pleased to announce an Industrial IoT and Digitalisation workshop in Hyderabad on 29th and 30th June 2018. This  workshop which is a Level 2 (Samurai) workshop will be a detailed experience into the new Industrial Internet of Things and Digitalization technology that is revolutionizing all industrial sectors.

One of the myths about IIoT and Digitalization in plants such as chemical process plants, pharmaceutical plants, power plants, mining operations and so on is that they will not be impacted much because there are already digitized. Nothing could be further from the truth. In reality most Instrumentation, Control Systems (be it a DCS or a PLC/SCADA or a SIS) installed in even newer plants is technology that is quite old. Even your mobile phone today has more computing power than some of the DCS controllers that you will find in these plants! So the reality is that they will be affected (positively) by this new wave. You can also benefit from implementing these technologies, whether you are from the user side or from the automation vendor side or an engineering consultant or even an EPC contractor.

By attending this workshop, you will learn how due to new Digitalization technology, it is now possible to implement very cost effective, cyber secure, fast data acquisition and control schemes without any problems at all.

This workshop will cover everything that you need to know to come up to speed with this new technology including the different kinds of digital field devices that can be used, secure connection protocols like MQTT that can replace older insecure protocols such as Modbus and others, different IIoT platforms that free up the data that is now isolated in your DCS “islands of automation”, building cyber security from the ground up and much more!

Learn all of these new skills, which will be in high demand in a short while from now. This is an opportunity waiting to be grabbed! All participants will get this Samurai electronic badge from Abhisam (via Credly, which is the largest badge issuer in the world). This badge (only representational image below, the actual badge will have embedded info). Display this badge across social networks like LinkedIn and Facebook, so your achievements can be seen by prospective clients and customers or your boss. What’s more the badge will conform to the Mozilla Open Badges standard, so you can add it your online backpack with badges from other providers (who also need to conform to this standard).

 

Note: There is a special discount for students!AbhisamIIoT_Samurai Badge

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Abhisam Industrial IoT and Digitalisation workshop in Pune- May2018

Abhisam is excited to announce a Samurai Level Industrial IoT and Digitalisation workshop in Pune on 19th and 20th May 2018. This weekend workshop which is a Level 2 workshop will be a deep dive into the new Industrial Internet of Things and Digitalisation technology.

Until now Industrial manufacturing plants such as chemical process plants, pharmaceutical plants, power plants, mining operations and so on were not very much impacted by the sweeping wave of Industrial IoT and Digitalisation that is hitting other manufacturing industries such as discrete parts manufacturing, automobile manufacturing and other kinds of discrete “widget” manufacturing. It was thought that the process industries (think an oil refinery or a large petrochemical plant) would not be affected much as they already had a lot of sophisticated control systems sucha s DCS/PLC/SCADA  systems. However due to new Digitalisation technology, it is now possible to implement very cost effective, cyber secure, fast data acquisition and control schemes, bypassing the entire DCS/PLC and SCADA paradigm altogether!

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This workshop will cover everything that you need to know to come up to speed with this new technology including the different kinds of digital field devices that can be used, connection protocols like MQTT, different IIoT platforms, building cyber security from the ground up and much more!

Learn all of these new skills, which will be in high demand in a short while from now. This is an opportunity waiting to be grabbed! All attendees will get this Samurai electronic badge from Abhisam (via Credly, which is the largest badge issuer in the world). This badge (only representational image below, the actual badge will have embedded info). You can share this badge across social networks like LinkedIn and Facebook, so your achievements can be seen by prospective clients and customers or future bosses.

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Register at the link here.

For more details, you can download the pdf brochure here or get more details here.

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Abhisam Express IIoT and Digitalization Workshop in Mumbai in May 2018

Abhisam is pleased to announce that it is holding an Express IIoT and Digitalisation training workshop in Mumbai on 5th May 2018. This workshop will be an intensive one day event that will bring you up to speed with the Industrial Internet of Things and Digitalisation. These technologies are truly revolutionary and will completely change the way that you design, engineer and run plants in the future. This technology will have a much bigger impact than what happened when PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers ) and DCS (Distributed Control Systems) were introduced the first time.

Practical Demonstration of an IIoT device and interface to cloud

Practical Demonstration of an IIoT device and interface to cloud

It is essential for all engineers and especially for Instrumentation, Automation & Control System engineers and professionals to learn and come to grips with this new technology fast, to avoid becoming obsolete in their field. Other disciplines such as Electrical & Mechanical will also find this highly useful as there are several applications using this that can help them. On the Cloud side, if you are an IT professional of any kind, then this workshop will show you how field devices get connected to IoT platforms in the cloud and how you can quickly deploy them. Clients are now asking for IIoT Solutions and it requires an understanding of multiple fields, that this workshop will provide.

You can also earn the IIoT Ninja badge, that you can share on places like LinkedIn and Facebook. This badge is issued via Credly, the largest badge issuer on the planet!

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The IIoT Ninja Badge (sample). Note that the ctual badge will have an embedded snippet of code that establishes authenicity and can be shared online on places like LinkedIn and Facebook.

Do not confuse this workshop with similar sounding workshops held for hobbyists or school students. This is the real industrial stuff, that is not taught anywhere else. Work yourself on live industrial devices such as Valve push button stations and Water Quality Monitoring stations. See how they securely interface to cloud platforms and how you can deploy one or a million devices effectively.

To participate, book now to avoid being left out as doors will close fast. Register by clicking the link below.

https://in.explara.com/e/express-industrial-internet-of-things-iiot-workshop-mumbai1

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Abhisam Express IIoT Workshop held in Pune

On 7th April, Abhisam held its Express IIoT Workshop at Pune.

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The event took place at the MCCIA Trade Tower on Senapati Bapat Road, which was attended by engineers working in companies like Emerson, Honeywell and others. It was an intensive one day program that squeezed in a large amount of knowledge in one day and was meant for busy professionals, who cannot spare time for the regular two day workshop. All participants will receive the Abhisam IIoT Ninja badge, signifying that they have started their Industrial Internet of Things journey, that will take them places.

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The IIoT Ninja Badge (sample). Note that the actual badge will have an embedded snippet of code that establishes authenticity and can be shared online on places like LinkedIn and Facebook.

The Industrial Internet  is a large part of the much discussed Internet of Things (IoT), which is an enabling technology that connects devices and things to the internet, thereby unlocking a lot of value. The Industrial IoT is also variously described as IIoT, Industrie 4.0 and Digitalisation. They refer to the same phenomenon, which is making dumb devices and machines smarter, connecting them to platforms that can then derive a lot of value out of the humungous amounts of data that is collected.

This workshop covered all the basics right from what is the Industrial IoT, upto designing and making your own IIoT device.A valve simulator that was designed and made inhouse by Abhisam, for the purpose of the training was demonstrated. This was connected to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform and the data exchange, monitoring and control was also demonstrated. Similar cloud platforms that enable IIoT were also discussed including using Amazon AWS, Google IoT Cloud and SAP’s Leonardo.

It covered major IoT protocols such as MQTT in depth, its supriority to using simply https and also aspects related to cybersecurity. It helped participants realize that although IEC 62443 is thought to be the main cyber security standard for industrial systems, it is merely the starting point, since the field device communications that use Fieldbus technology or HART or Modbus are not really secure from the ground up. The Industrial IoT architecture can change all that and result in a much stronger industrial cybersecurity enabled architecture, that can be massively scaled up. Some scenarios with regards to streaming analytics and dashboards were also discussed.

Practical Demonstration of an IIoT device and interface to cloud

Practical Demonstration of an IIoT device and interface to cloud

A vibration monitoring device to monitor vibrations of machinery such as motors, compressors and other rotating equipment was also demonstrated, alongwith analytics for it and AI based predictive manintenance.

The size of the Digitalization and IIoT market is said to be in the trillions by various different consulting firms, which means it is a great opportunity for Industrial Automation vendors. It will impact all traditional vendors of DCS, PLC, SCADA and even SIS.

All the participants were very happy with the workshop, although a common complaint was the limited time at their disposal (one day). It was however appreciated by them, that the topic is vast and there are other options of attending the two day regular workshop  as well as advanced workshops that will have a deep dive into the technology.

Would you like to know more about Digitalization, the Industrial IoT and Industrie 4.0? Then join us at our next workshop, to be announced soon. Better still, get in touch with us to arrange one in your own city or workplace. Our experts can travel at short notice to any location.

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Abhisam Express Industrial IoT Workshop in Pune in April 2018

Register Here for the Pune Workshop! Download the pdf brochure here.

Abhisam is pleased to announce that it will conduct an Express Industrial Internet of Things workshop on April 7th, 2018 in Pune. This Express training workshop aims to train the participant in the essentials of Industrial IoT technology. It can be attended by anybody with a technical background who wishes to get acquainteAbhisam IIoT Ninja badged with this upcoming new Industrie 4.0 wave. You may be an Electronics, Instrumentation/Control System/Automation engineer, or a Mechanical/Chemical/Mettalurgical engineer, it does not matter! You need to come up to speed with this emerging new IIoT wave or risk getting left behind! Ditto if you are an IT guy! It is not enough now just to know about the platform side of things- many IoT workshops either concentrate only on the platforms or only on the edge and field devices side- we are the only ones who step you through the entire spectrum of the Industrial Internet of Things world, from dumb machines to smart machines to edge devices to the cloud and also on the other way round.

This intensive one day workshop will be conducted by our IIoT Evangelist, Anand Iyer, who is having more than 25 years of experience in various companies and industries all over the world including India, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Germany and the US.

You will  get an electronic badge on participating- Our IIoT Ninja badge! This Open Badges standard compatible badge can be easily added to your LinkedIn profile or Facebook page and will give you the visibility that you deserve after taking part in this training workshop.

Note: The badge shown here is an image of a “”dumb” badge, the real one can be clicked to reveal authentication information, so that nobody can forge it! It will reveal issued to whom, name, date of issue, criteria of issue and so on. This is the new way to demonstrate your skills.

Here’s what you will learn in this intensive one day training workshop.

 

 

Module 1- Basic Concepts
* Introduction to IoT- Background & History
* How is IIoT different from plain vanilla IoT?
* Challenges facing IIoT due to the I part
* Traditional Data Acquisition & Control Architectures- PLC/DCS/SCADA/SIS
* Changes in legacy architectures due to to IIoT
* Industry 4.0 Concepts

Module 2- Understanding IIoT Architectures
* Understanding Industrial architectures
* Understanding Field Devices
* Understanding Edge Gateways in IIoT
* Connecting legacy I/Os – Analog 4-20 mA, Fieldbus, Wireless devices and Gateways
* Communication Protocol MQTT
* Cybersecurity Considerations

Module 3- IIoT Platforms
* Characteristics of IIoT platforms- Open Source, Third Party or Dedicated
* What is the Cloud? Why use it?
* Fog, Private Cloud & Public Cloud
* Using Microsoft Azure as an IIoT platform & demonstration of capabilities
* Using other IoT platforms such as SAP Leonardo & Amazon Web Services (AWS)
* Analytic Applications & Dashboards

Module 4-Building your IIoT Device & Demo Building an IIoT Device
* Developing Specifications Selecting Field devices & the platform
* Practical Demo of Valve Simulator & interfacing with a cloud platform
* Practical Demo of Vibration Monitoring solution and using AI

Here is a candid image from one of our two day IIoT Workshops held in Mumbai.

Here, you can see Anand Iyer explaining about the valve simulator that was created to demonstrate the new IIoT technology. Video was shot during the two day Mumbai workshop.

 

Interested? Don’t wait now! Register Now while seats are available! Special Discount for students of engineering colleges. Contact us more more details by sending an email to sales@abhisam.com or calling us on +91 22 21732956.

 

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