announced today that Milbank,
a leading developer and manufacturer of electrical devices and energy
and power management solutions for the residential, commercial,
industrial, utility, and transportation sectors, has selected ThingWorx
to power its next generation PowerGen™ renewable energy product platform.
Milbank is utilizing the rapid application development tools, analytics
engine, and machine-to-machine (M2M) technology provided by the
ThingWorx platform to quickly develop the multiple role-based web
interfaces and extensibility features for its PowerGen solutions. The
combined technologies enable Milbank to provide unmatched versatility
and functionality through its PowerGen product platform - simplifying
future energy source integration for connected, energy efficient homes.
"ThingWorx's rapid application development environment and flexible
platform allow us to extend our PowerGen solutions in ways that provide
the greatest benefits and value for our end users," stated Chris Buelow,
Milbank's PowerGen general manager. "ThingWorx provided us the speed we
needed to develop crucial, robust role-based user interfaces."
In addition to the ThingWorx rapid application development tools,
Milbank's PowerGen solution leverages ThigWorx's powerful analytics and
search capabilities to further expand the core reporting capabilities
offered through its proprietary online interface. Milbank will also use
ThingWorx's patented AlwaysOn connectivity for remote service
capabilities, creating additional reliability and optimization.
"Milbank's solutions represent the latest in innovation for smart
buildings and homes, and we are pleased to be selected by them to power
their PowerGen line," stated Russ Fadel, CEO and Co-Founder of
ThingWorx. "By certifying their solutions as ThingWorx Ready, Milbank is
able to offer completely integrated solutions that take advantage of the
latest in technology innovations and further extends the 5X to 10X
development efficiency advantage that a ThingWorx-based solution offers."
Milbank builds solutions that move power for the residential,
commercial, industrial, utility and transportation sectors. Milbank
combines more than 85 years of expertise in electrical product
development with a commitment to advance and globally implement
sustainable, integrated power solutions. Milbank's portfolio includes
electric metering systems, PowerGen™ wind and solar solutions, EVSE and
portable power. A third-generation, family-owned business, Milbank is
headquartered in Kansas City, Mo. For more information, please visit www.milbankworks.com
or follow us on Twitter at @MilbankWorks.
ThingWorx™ provides the first platform designed to efficiently build and
run the applications of today's connected world. ThingWorx' model-based
design and search-based intelligence reduces application development
efforts by 5X to 10X, minimizing cost, risk and time to market. The
ThingWorx platform combines the key functionality of Web 2.0, search,
and social collaboration, and applies it to the world of "things,"
including connected products, machines, sensors, and industrial
equipment. Businesses use the ThingWorx platform to rapidly deliver
innovative applications and connected solutions across markets ranging
from manufacturing, energy, and food, to Machine-to-Machine (M2M) remote
monitoring and service, as well as in emerging "Internet of Things"
applications, including smart cities, smart grid, agriculture, and
transportation. For more information, please visit our website at www.thingworx.com
and our blog at www.thingworx.com/blog
or follow us on Twitter at @ThingWorx.
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