Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communication

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Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication allows process-relevant information to be exchanged between connected machines. This also enables the forwarding of error states. Consequential damage can thus be avoided through the targeted shutdown of machine components or a reduction in power.

LCM has developed an M2M communication solution with RubbleMaster, the leading manufacturer of mobile machines for rock processing, in order to cross-link individual machines into a machine network. Through M2M networking, the individual machines can plan energy use in advance and thus be used in a more climate-friendly manner.

Project Partner and Photo: RubbleMaster GmbH

Requirements

 

  • Establishment of a network connection between machines (wired and wireless)
  • Modular design of hardware and software components
  • Exchange of telemetry data and control commands between machines

Solution

 

  • Configuration interface for adapting the network infrastructure in the machine group
  • Modularity and flexibility through reusable software libraries and microservices
  • Implementation of the “Smart Error Stop” feature: cross-machine error response for M2M-networked machines

Your Contact Partner

Ing. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing.(FH) Christian Kastl, BSc

Business Area Manager Sensors & Communication



+43 732 2468 6140

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