How SNCF is using predictive analytics to keep trains running


SNCF industrial internet: Windshield water refill remote monitoring

Source:  Cliff Saran

Telcos networks are becoming dedicated to industrial internet applications and broadband is getting cheaper. The train company runs fibre along its tracks and has relationships with mobile operators to make use of this network to maintain continuous mobile  broadband connectivity.

This image shows a service technician next to a windshield water solution tank equipped with a level sensor for communicating information (Sigfox transmission). The technician is showing the associated web interface on his tablet computer.

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