Factory Reports on Blackberry
A typical flexible manufacturing line at a fully automated hitech unit generates large volumes of data which requires “monitoring”. At the current stage of evolution the monitoring systems are all wired and data visualization is usually presented on desktops to the plant managers and executives. The challenge was to create a simple solution that can give them real time data with analytics “on the move”.
Seamlessly integrate with the backend factory floor databases.
Enable a simple and easy to access server interface for the devices.
Have a compelling GUI for a small form factor device that can represent the data in a more than appealing, intuitive layout – format.
Transparent sync over various carriers (GPRS, CDMA) and range of data transfer speeds.
Real time Trends on the mobile – fetch data, build trends, analyze.
Adapted display: consideration of the device capabilities before rendering on the mobile screen.
XML interface for date exchange between server and devices.
Flexibility to choose various data visualization formats on the fly.
Data scaling to visualize the trends in hourly, shift wise, daily, weekly or monthly trends.
Ability to extend to any factory database with simple and easy to configure server components.
Helps the executive managers analyze the manufacturing trends such as Units per hours, Cycle time, WIP etc. They can access the reports on the go and know the status per day, hours, week and shifts.
BlackBerry application development is now becoming very popular. The popularity of the BlackBerry phone device and its features are the prominent reasons for this.
The BlackBerry is comparatively smaller than the laptop and very handy. It can be carried in the palm of your hand. Its features can be enhanced to handle the whole business from that smart phone. BlackBerry has now become a status symbol in the corporate world especially among the senior and higher management hierarchy.
There are different varieties of applications that could be needed by the BlackBerry user. This depends on the purpose of the smart phone. Some may purchase it handle the business while on the move while others may just get it for entertainment. The applications once developed and installed after checking its performance can make the BlackBerry one of the most efficient and effective tools for managing a business organization. There are a number of BlackBerry applications in the market but the market still runs short of customized applications. So there is a lot of scope for the business of BlackBerry application development services.