Canadian Packaging

Motomoman Robotics offers remote monitoring service

Via remote access monitoring, MyMotoman can perform diagnostics on robotic equipment.


August 8, 2011
by Canadian Packaging Staff

MyMotoman Remote Monitoring Service is a new era in equipment monitoring, brought on by Motoman Robotic‘s customers’ need to have information at their fingertips at any time, on any device that has access to the Internet.

Working through remote access monitoring, MyMotoman provides the ability to maintain a pulse on robot equipment by sending crucial alerts, current production information and preventive trends in a proactive, “always-on” fashion. Knowing current status and performance trends allows subscribers to better keep plants running smoothly and efficiently.

Because there is no need to purchase servers or software, MyMotoman eliminates the need to invest in expensive IT manpower and equipment, needing only a unique login and a secure password.

MyMotoman is simple to use—just log in and start using it; it is that simple. Customization is also easy. With the click of a mouse, the user can configure views and add fields. Upgrades are automatic, and customization stays intact.  Data is protected with physical security, data encryption, user authentication and more.

“MyMotoman extends our support offering for our customers via the internet, and leverages the latest cloud computing technology,” states Doug Schenher, vice-president of customer satisfaction at Motoman Robotics. “We are very excited by what MyMotoman provides to our customers as we help them achieve the highest level of performance from their Motoman robots.”

MyMotoman sends alerts and predictive maintenance trend data on concerning situations, enabling service to be more efficient and responsive. Subscribers to the expanded service program will receive valuable equipment status information on a mobile phone, laptop, desktop or any device that has access to the web. With MyMotoman, “lights-out” manufacturing is now a reality, providing savings in operating costs, improving throughput and ensuring six-sigma quality.

About Motoman Robotics

Founded in 1989, the Motoman Robotics Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. has grown to become the second largest robotics company in the Americas with an installed based of over 30,000 units. Its products include robotic automation solutions for virtually every industry and robotic application, including arc welding, assembly, coating, dispensing, material handling, material cutting, material removal and spot welding operations. For more information, visit www.motoman.com.