STARKVILLE, MS – 28 September 2017 – Camgian Microsystems Corporation today announced a teaming agreement with Fincantieri Marine Systems North America (FMSNA), a part of Fincantieri SpA, one of the world’s largest shipbuilders, to pursue the delivery of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for improving ship-borne maintenance and servicing operations. The partnership will combine FMSNA’s global footprint in maintenance with Camgian’s advanced technologies and capabilities in IoT and multi-sensor processing. Through the agreement, Camgian and FMSNA will focus on deploying a new generation of sensor-driven analytical tools, combined with FMSNA’s data collection technology, that will provide users actionable insights for improving operational downtime and equipment utilization across the maritime industry.
“Given shipping’s vital role in global transportation, trade and security, we are excited to be working with Fincantieri on such an important problem,” says Gary D. Butler, Camgian Chairman and CEO. “It is our goal to evolve the maritime industry towards more intelligent and automated maintenance processes that drive significant value to operators in that sector.”
New solutions and services generated through the partnership will be underpinned by Camgian’s Egburt, an end-to-end IoT software platform specifically designed to intelligently manage complex sensing and processing operations at scale. Specifically, this includes the capability to efficiently mine large volumes of disparate sensor data for critical operational insights. Built on an edge computing architecture, Egburt supports local multi-sensor processing in coordination with cloud-hosted data storage, analytics and visualization.
“Improving operational performance through data-driven technologies represents a significant opportunity for our customers in the maritime market”, asserts Rick Dinsmore, Vice President of FMSNA. “Combining FMSNA’s engineering and maintenance experience with Camgian’s capabilities in IoT, software development and sensor processing positions us to realize a new level of operational efficiencies in our industry.”
Camgian is an award-winning developer of advanced sensing and information processing platforms that deliver real-time, actionable intelligence. Leveraging innovations in the areas of multi-sensor signal processing, data analytics and machine learning, Camgian is pioneering a new generation of intelligent decision support products that address key needs in the industrial, defense and national security markets.
Camgian has been named by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US, Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the most entrepreneurial companies in America and Compass Intelligence as one of the world’s top companies in IoT innovation and execution. Moreover, ABI Research featured Camgian in their 2015 Hot Tech Innovators report, which identified the company as one of the world’s top tech start-ups for their pioneering work in IoT and edge computing. In their 2016 market report Fog Computing in IoT, Machina Research identified Camgian as one of the innovative IoT startups and notable companies pioneering fog computing. Recently, Camgian was named a 2017 Garner “Cool Vendor” in IoT Edge Computing and the Emerging Company of the Year in Enterprise IoT in the 5th Annual Compass Intelligence Awards.
For more information on Camgian, please visit www.camgian.com.
ABOUT FINCANTIERI MARINE SYSTEMS NORTH AMERICA
Fincantieri Marine Systems North America, Inc. (FMSNA) is a U.S. corporation and part of the Fincantieri Group of Italy. FMSNA represents the products, services and knowledge of Fincantieri and its subsidiary companies throughout the U.S. and key locations around the world. FMSNA provides pre-sales support, project customization and after-sales support to all its customers in the United States and abroad.
FMSNA has offices in key fleet concentration areas allowing for rapid response to customer’s service needs ensuring the maximum operational readiness of the fleet. All office locations are staffed with experienced technicians and state of the art equipment.
For more information on FMSNA, please visit www.fincantierimarinesystems.com
ABOUT FINCANTIERI, S.p.A
Fincantieri is one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups and number one by diversification and innovation. It is a leader in cruise ship design and construction and a reference player in all high-tech shipbuilding industry sectors, from naval to offshore vessels, from high-complexity special vessels and ferries to mega-yachts, ship repairs and conversions, systems and components production and after-sales services.
Headquartered in Trieste, Italy, the Group has built more than 7,000 vessels in over 230 years of maritime history. With around 19,000 employees, of whom more than 7,800 are in Italy, and 20 shipyards on four continents, today Fincantieri is the leading Western shipbuilder. It has among its clients the major cruise operators, the Italian and the U.S. Navy, in addition to several foreign navies, and it is a partner of some of the main European defense companies within supranational programs.
For more information, please visit www.fincantieri.com