According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, approximately 90 percent of the nation’s critical infrastructures are privately owned and operated. Various industries included in these infrastructures, such as transportation, electric, oil and gas, water, etc. have come to rely heavily on industrial control systems for equipment health monitoring, quality control, and remote maintenance support.
DEXTER reports machinery diagnostic and prognostic results in XML-based formats for importing into most computerized maintenance management systems. This capability facilitates data interchange between disparate IT systems using XML, including legacy systems. High design and development costs associated with compliance to specific protocols can be avoided using XML schema definitions.