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Bosch Software Innovations at CeBIT: Innovative concepts for a connected world

  • Experience predictive maintenance of machines live
  • Presentation of the software suite
  • New software product for device management
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  • March 04, 2013
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Immenstaad/Hannover – At CeBIT, the world's leading high-tech trade show, Bosch Software Innovations will be using the model of a city to demonstrate what the Internet of Things and Services (IoTS) can do and which applications are already out there offering companies and consumers a host of benefits. One of the features on show at stand D73 in Hall 11 will be the software suite that creates the foundation for our connectivity needs, allowing businesses to successfully implement new business models today.

Over the coming years, more and more devices and systems will have the capacity to send and receive data automatically over the internet. By making these systems compatible with one another and connecting them intelligently, we can open up a whole new range of services that will change the way we live and how we do business. Bosch Software Innovations already offers innovative business models and projects based on these possibilities:

Connected mobility: communication between vehicles and fleet operators allows fleet planning to be optimized using real-time vehicle data.

The virtual power plant of the future: intelligent management of a large number of decentralized energy generation plants and their connection to users.

Predictive maintenance: knowing in advance when machinery faults will occur means you can initiate the appropriate measures well before production comes to a standstill.

By picking up a tablet and holding it up to the architectural model, visitors will be able to see its houses, office buildings, factories, and wind turbines depicted on their screen, too. With the help of augmented reality, everyone can discover the potential of the Internet of Things and Services, and what advantages it offers particular target groups.

Another exhibit on the stand demonstrates how software integrated into an industrial machine recognizes the onset of mechanical faults and kicks off maintenance processes in good time, before the machine comes to a standstill. Users of such a solution – manufacturers for instance – stand to benefit in many ways. For one thing it allows better maintenance planning. What is more, it brings down maintenance and repair costs. And finally, this kind of predictive maintenance reduces downtimes, hence increasing productivity.

These solutions and future concepts are built on the Bosch Software Innovations software suite that will also be presented at CeBIT. It comprises our core products for Business Process Management (BPM), Business Rules Management (BRM), and Device Management (M2M). And for the special application fields of IoTS and BPM+, the suite's two editions allow efficient implementation of IoTS projects and new cloud services, as well as process- and rule-based enterprise applications such as risk assessment, auditing, and workflow management.

Device Management connects and manages all kinds of devices to achieve intelligent control in IoTS projects, with the software supporting a flexible authorization model. Since the product is based on advanced security architecture, end customers can feel safe in the knowledge that nobody can access sensitive data without permission. As Bosch relies on open standards for the software suite, expanding the products and solutions is essentially very easy – making them particularly suitable for use in dynamic business areas.

Further information available online
CeBIT homepage:
http://bit.ly/YDv9Hy
Bosch Software Innovations on the Internet of Things and Services:
http://bit.ly/12tjwHW
Bosch Software Innovations Blog on the Internet of Things:
http://bit.ly/Xoe5Tg
Bosch Software Innovations on predictive maintenance:
http://bit.ly/12tk14K

Bosch Software Innovations, the Bosch Group’s software and systems house, designs, develops, and operates innovative software and system solutions that help our customers around the world both in the Internet of Things (IoT) and in the traditional enterprise environment. We place particular focus on the topics of mobility, energy, manufacturing, and building. The Bosch IoT Suite is Bosch Software Innovations’ comprehensive toolbox in the Cloud. The software package, which is provided as Platform as a Service (PaaS), allows the interaction of devices, users, companies and partners on a centralized platform. This enables the development of innovative and future-oriented solutions for new business models.

With some 650 associates worldwide, Bosch Software Innovations has locations in Germany (Berlin, Immenstaad, and Stuttgart), Singapore, China (Shanghai), Japan (Tokyo), and the United States (Chicago).

More information can be found at www.bosch-si.com, www.twitter.com/BoschSI, www.blog.bosch-si.com.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2015). The company generated sales of 70.6 billion euros in 2015. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers some 150 countries. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs 55,800 associates in research and development at 118 locations across the globe. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

Additional information is available online at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com, http://twitter.com/BoschPresse.

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