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Komatsu mining IoT in the Cloudera

Silicon Valley-developed machine learning and data analytics technology is helping mining and construction equipment manufacturer Komatsu improve customer machine utilisation, and delivery of its services, the Japan-based company’s senior manager of analytics, Anthony Reid, says.

Staff reporter

Future Of Mining > Innovation

Komatsu mining IoT in the Cloudera

Silicon Valley-developed machine learning and data analytics technology is helping mining and construction equipment manufacturer Komatsu improve customer machine utilisation, and delivery of its services, the Japan-based company’s senior manager of analytics, Anthony Reid, says.

Staff reporter

Komatsu mining IoT in the Cloudera

Komatsu is using a Cloudera/Microsoft Azure powered IoT data analytics platform

"In one example, we were able to make recommendations for a large coal mining company that enabled them to double the daily utilisation of their Joy longwall system," Reid said of the cloud-based Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) analytics platform being deployed globally to continuously monitor the performance of surface and underground equipment.