Sunday, May 15, 2016

Hack the turbine

Final day of Fortum IndustryHack is over (13-15 of May, 2016) and the winner is a joint team of IBM and Ixonos. IndustryHack is a Finnish company that organizes series of hackathons with various industries. Past hacks have been organized with many international enterprises like Nokia, Kone, and Konecranes. Company hosting the event opens access to data via APIs and competing teams innovate new digital value-add services a top of that. 

Turbine hall of Fortum Espoo power plant.
Fortum Oyj is a Finnish energy company with 8B€ revenue, focusing on the Nordic and Baltic countries, Poland, and Russia. Fortum operates power plants, including co-generation plants and generates and sells electricity, heat, and steam. This time the target of the hackathon was turbines of power plants, including Fortum Espoo CHP and Imatra hydrogen plants.

Espotel co-organized the event with Fortum by providing instrumentation and APIs in IBM Bluemix cloud for the Espoo power plant. IBM Bluemix was the platform of choice by Fortum. Detailed description of the setup is available at a dedicated web site hack.espotel.io/fortum. Instrumentation of the turbine was made with National Instruments LabVIEW and CompactRIO technology. Local NI sponsored the event by providing necessary hardware.

Espotel engineers installing compactRIO measurement equipment
for real-time position measurement of turbine axel.

IndustryHack defines itself as bringing together software developers and tech startups to create new product concepts. Hack event is open to anybody to attend, but in practice most of the attending teams are organized by software consulting companies. This time, the list of winners is following:

  1. IBM + Ixonos (software consulting company)
  2. Cybercom (software consulting company)
  3. Symbio (software consulting company)

The IndustryHack has emerged quite far away from the original idea of hackathons bringing students, hobbyists and makers together, this time there was no student or hobbyist team involved. The new concept is rather unique; leading software companies are bringing their best forces, free of charge, to innovate new solutions for the given host company, during a weekend event. Ideas are pitched and shared publicly among participants.

"You are what you share" is the slogan of the new sharing economy. Expressing your ideas with your competitors does not necessarily make you weaker but stronger. Motivation for companies to do so is the positive PR, this is what we can and that's how we do it. Some lucky one may also end up in having commercial contract for actual implementation project.

IndustryHack type of events are not only boosting innovation but economy as well. Companies are sharing best practices, competing with each other, and most importantly networking - ecosystem building. As an example, Valmet, a 3B€ machine and energy technology company, attended the hack in joint team with Futurice, a software consulting company. This kind of openings are very interesting. I'm waiting to see two direct competitors to form a joint team.

For more information about advanced condition monitoring and analytics for predictive maintenance, please take look at the web site:

http://hack.espotel.io/fortum

10 comments:


  1. Its a wonderful post and very helpful, thanks for all this information. You are including better information regarding this topic in an effective way.Thank you so much

    Personal Installment Loans
    Payday Cash Advance loan
    Title Car loan
    Cash Advance Loan

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. ★★HIRE A LEGIT HACKER★

      Are you Seeking for the Best Legit Professional Hackers online?
      Congratulations Your search ends right here with us.

      ★COMPOSITE HACKS is a vibrant squad of dedicated online hackers maintaining the highest standards and unparalleled professionalism in every aspect.
      We Are One Of The Leading Hack Teams in The United States With So many Accolades From The IT Companies. In this online world there is no Electronic Device we cannot hack. Having years of experience in serving Clients with Professional Hacking services, we have mastered them all. You might get scammed for wrong hacking services or by fake hackers on the Internet. Don't get fooled by scammers that are advertising false hacking services via False Testimonies, and sort of Fake Write Ups.
      COMPOSITE HACKS is the Answers To your prayers.

      ★ OUR HACKING CAPABILITIES:
      We Offer Varieties Of LEGIT Hacking Services With the Help Of Our Root HackTools, Special HackTools and Our Technical Hacking Strategies Which Surpasses All Other Hackers.

      ★We Can help you Hack Or recover the password of any email, Facebook or any other Social Media accounts,
      ★Phone Hack (Which enables you to monitor your kids/wife/husband/boyfriend/girlfriend, by gaining access to everything they are doing on their phone without their notice),
      ★You Wanna Hack A Website or Database? ★You wanna Clear your Criminal Records?? ★You wanna Track Someone’s Location?

      Our Team accepts all types of hacking orders and delivers assured results to alleviate your agonies and anxieties.

      * SOME OTHER SPECIAL SERVICES WE OFFER INCLUDES:
      ★ Bank Accounts Loading ( Only USA & UK Banks)
      ★ Credit Cards Loading (Only USA & UK CC's)
      ★ Bitcoin Mining ⛏

      ★ You can also contact us for other Cyber Attacks And Hijackings, we do almost All★

      ★We have a trained team of seasoned professionals under various skillsets when it comes to online hacking services. Our company in fact houses a separate group of specialists who are productively focussed and established authorities in different platforms. They hail from a proven track record Called “HackerOne” and have cracked even the toughest of barriers to intrude and capture or recapture all relevant data needed by our Clients. Some Of These Specialist Includes PETER YAWORSKI, FRANS ROSEN, JACK CABLE, JOBERT ABMA, ARNE SWINNEN And More

      ★COMPOSITE HACKS understands your requirements to hire a professional hacker and can perceive what actually threatens you and risk your business, relationships or even life. We are 100% trusted professional hacking Organization and keep your deal entirely confidential. We are aware of the hazards involved. Our team under no circumstances disclose information to any third party. The core values adhered by our firm is based on trust and faith. Our expert hacking online Organization supports you on time and reply to any query related to the unique services we offer
      Time also depends on what exactly you want to hack and how serious you are. Enough time with social engineering is required for hacking. So if you want to bind us in a short time, then just DONT contact us because we can't hack within 10-15minutes, *sorry*.
      I have seen FAKE HACKERS claiming they can hack in 10min , but there is no REAL HACKER who can say this (AVOID THEM)

      ★COMPOSITE HACKS is available for customer care 24/7, all day and night. We understand that your request might be urgent, so we have a separate team of allocated hackers who interact with our Clients round the clock. You are with the right people so just get started.

      ★CONTACT:
      E-mail: compositehacks@gmail.com
      Hire a Hacker!
      Want faster service? Contact us!
      HackerOne©️LLC 2018.
      All Rights Reserved ®️

      ★We Treat Every Request With Utmost Confidentiality★ 🙌🏽

      Delete
  2. myTectra Placement Portal is a Web based portal brings Potentials Employers and myTectra Candidates on a common platform for placement assistance

    ReplyDelete
  3. Great Article… I love to read your articles because your writing style is too good, its is very very helpful for all of us. Do check Six Sigma Training in Bangalore | Six Sigma Training in Dubai & Get trained by an expert who will enrich you with the latest trends.

    ReplyDelete