Apps for the Process Industry App, App and Away! – Three Apps That Ease the Process Engineers’ Job

Author / Editor: Swati Deshpande, Assistant Editor Vogel Business Media India / Dominik Stephan

Turn your cellphone into a mobile process control unit! The use of mobile phones has gone beyond making calls. Nowadays, with the help of mobile applications or apps, users can not only keep an eye on their businesses remotely but also get the latest information of products and services.

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Sensor information and the relevant operating instructions in overview.
Sensor information and the relevant operating instructions in overview.

Working with the help of smartphones is becoming a common concept nowadays. Smartphone apps help users in many ways. For example, Sartorius Stedim Biotech’s Sartobind app helps mobile users with useful selection and training tools to complement the product portfolio, and provides links to all the literature available in the digital library. It helps users select the appropriate membranes required for capture chromatography that is utilized in binding viruses or large proteins versus flowthrough polishing processes.

Mobile Data Acess – Anytime, Anywhere

Taking a different path, Endress+Hauser’s mobile app, W@M Device Viewer, enables users to gain an easy and quick access to up-to-date product information and details e.g. order code, availability, spare parts, successor product, and general product information. Using the tool one can access specific device details including the date of production, product status and availability, technical information and documentation, etc.

Service and Support in Your Pocket

Similarly, Siemens’ Industry Online Support provides users with a comprehensive information system for all service and support inquiries for the company’s products and solutions. It facilitates direct, central access to a substantial knowledge base for products, systems and applications and offers a wide range of programming, configuration and application examples.

* First Appeared in PROCESS India