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Siemens presents new software for locating system  

The transponder ID is linked to the existing order data. Depending on the process step and order status, order information can then be displayed on the Simatic RTLS ePaper transponders, providing a paperless solution. Location Intelligence also offers users the opportunity to track individual workpieces or the entire order in real time. When the order ID is entered, the real-time positions of linked transponders are shown on the customer’s digital card. 
The transparency achieved by this technology enables the individual optimization of production and logistics processes. The key to this is virtually defined areas known as geofences. They can be created in the software using drag & drop, and are used to detect entry into and exit from defined areas. The associated entry and exit events can be statistically evaluated, visualized or linked to additional actions. 
In addition, the combination of location and business information leads to transparent processes: searches are reduced to a minimum because the positions of all relevant objects on various terminals are visualized in real time. Bottlenecks or deviations from the production schedule can be avoided easily using geofences. At the same time, previously untapped potential for optimization in the factory can be identified through these real-time analyses and rapid decision-making is supported. 
Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely collaborating with partners and customers, DI drives the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. With its Digital Enterprise portfolio, DI provides companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. Optimized for the specific needs of each industry, DI’s unique portfolio supports customers to achieve greater productivity and flexibility. DI is constantly adding innovations to its portfolio to integrate cutting-edge future technologies. Siemens Digital Industries has its global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany, and has around 76,000 employees internationally.
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Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems, and automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Through the separately managed companies Siemens Energy, the global energy business of Siemens, and Siemens Mobility, a leading supplier of smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is shaping the energy systems of today and tomorrow as well as the world market for passenger and freight services. Due to its majority stakes in the publicly listed companies Siemens Healthineers AG and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (as part of Siemens Energy), Siemens is also a world-leading supplier of medical technology and digital healthcare services as well as environmentally friendly solutions for onshore and offshore wind power generation. In fiscal 2019, which ended on September 30, 2019, Siemens generated revenue of €86.8 billion and net income of €5.6 billion. At the end of September 2019, the company had around 385,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at
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Katharina Zoefeld

Digital Industries

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