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3D Visualization for Optimal Asset Information Management

 Thursday, March 14,11:00 AM CT


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Webinar summary:


Join us for this complimentary 30 minute webinar as we address, using visualization, the challenges of information flow across process industry enterprises. In particular, how solving these data challenges can improve reliability and process safety. Learn how visualization of asset information can enhance efficient maintenance planning and execution for your enterprise. See how, through the ability to access information on the actual status of plant assets, the COMOS Walkinside software from Siemens enables better decisions in real time. Join the discussion about how real-world owner-operators and EPCs have used this data-centric technology to increase profitability through minimized downtime and maximized plant availability.

 

Viewers will learn: 

  • How to reduce risk by accessing asset information using visualization 
  • Examples of savings that have been realized using a visualization solution
  • How to effectively train personnel using an intuitive, game-like environment 

 

Who should attend:

  • Engineering Managers
  • Operations and Maintenance Managers
  • HSE/Safety Managers
  • Compliance Personnel
  • Project Managers


Hear from these experts:


Bob Swanson
Senior Technical Consultant
Americas COMOS Sales and Services
Siemens PLM Software Inc.

 Bob Swanson is a Senior Technical Consultant for Siemens in the COMOS group with over 25 years of experience in technical software. Bob has worked with diverse industries ranging from oil and gas to power and pharmaceuticals.

 

   
   
 

Marc de Buyl
VP 3D Visualization Solutions
Americas COMOS Sales and Services
Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.

 Marc de Buyl is responsible for developing and evangelizing the benefits of applying Virtual Worlds technology to major asset operators, promoting use cases and developing new business opportunities. Marc has worked in Oil&Gas and Nuclear geotechnical applications for nearly 40 years in over 40 countries.

 

   

Moderator:


David Wagman
Executive Editor
POWER magazine


David Wagman is Executive Editor of POWER magazine and Content Director for the ELECTRIC POWER conference. David has more than 20 years of experience writing about and developing content related to the energy industry, including electric power generation and regulation. He holds an MS in City and Regional Planning from Ohio State University and is based in Denver, Colorado.



What do I need to view this webcast?


Minimum Requirements:

Operating System Processor RAM Internet Browser Hardware Media Players Internet Connection

Windows 7 1

Windows Vista

Windows XP SP3

Note: Mac OS X and Linux users please click here.

Pentium III 733mhz+ or equivalent 512MB

Internet Explorer 6.0+ 2

Firefox 3.0+

Pop-up Blocking Software Disabled 3

AUDIO: Sound Card with speakers

VIDEO: Monitor with 1024x768+ resolution support

Windows Media Player 9+

Adobe Flash Player 9.1+ 4

High speed Cable / Fiber / DSL 5

Corporate LAN 6


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Older Windows operating systems, including Windows 2000, will most likely work but are not officially supported. Please consult http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?pr=lifesupsps to determine if your operating system is still supported by Microsoft.

2 For security and performance reasons it is strongly advised to upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer.

3 The presentation is built on pop-upless technology; however, the presenter may choose to use pop-up windows. In these cases, pop-up blocking software must be disabled for the presentation to work correctly. In many cases, holding down the "CTRL" key while opening the Webcast URL will temporarily disable your pop-up blocking software. Please consult the documentation for your pop-up blocking software to determine the correct way to temporarily disable it.

4 In addition to having a properly installed Adobe Flash Player your pc must permit rtmp (over port 1935) and / or rtmpt (over port 80) live streaming protocols. Please contact your local IT Administrator if you are unsure of your settings.

5 High speed Cable / Fiber / DSL. Typical connection speeds can vary from 100Kbps - 1Mbps+. Please check with your local ISP for bandwidth allotment.

6 Corporate LAN. Bandwith on corporate LANs can vary based on network traffic. Typical connection speeds can vary from 100Kbps - 1Mbps+. Please check with your local ISP for bandwidth allotment.

Support and Troubleshooting:


What support is available for users on Macintosh and Unix/Linux-Based operating systems?
This presentation incorporates advanced multimedia features that allow elements such as slides, polling questions, surveys, and application demonstrations to be dynamically sent to the audience synchronized with the presentation. Mac and Linux audiences may view the presentation using a supported Firefox Web browser and Adobe Flash player. Please note that some presentations may not feature a Flash option.

Why can't I hear audio?

  • If you have internal speakers, make sure they aren't muted.
  • If you have external speakers, make sure they are powered on and aren't muted.
  • Make sure you did not lose Internet connectivity.
  • Make sure you have the media player installed that you are attempting to use and the plugin is correctly installed within the browser.
  • If you are using Windows Media Player and the player simply stops and/or gives you a generic "error" message, you may be missing an audio codec required to decode the presentation audio. Click here for the Microsoft Codec Installation Package.
    Alternatively, you can download the latest player here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download/
  • If you are using Adobe Flash Player and are having connection issues please refer to the section labeled "Why do I get a "connection failed" or "connection blocked" message when I try to view Adobe Flash streams?"
What is a pop-up blocker and how do I disable it?

Pop-up blockers are software programs that stop unsolicited "pop-up" browser windows from launching automatically. These windows often feature advertisements that can be an annoyance to users trying to browse the Internet, however some features of the Webcast may make use of pop-up windows to deliver key functionality. Depending on the software progam you have installed you may be able to add the Web site URL to a list of permissible Web sites where pop-up windows are allowed.

It is common to have one or more pop-up blockers that you may be unaware of. Most pop-up blockers reside either in the system tray (lower right hand corner of your screen by the clock) or as a toolbar in Internet Explorer (at the top of your browser, go to "View" and then "Toolbars"). These can be disabled in their options or preferences menus. (Common toolbars such as Google and Yahoo Companion have built in pop up blockers).

Also, if you are unaware of any other pop-up blockers that are running on your computer, you may want to see if you have personal firewall software running, such as Norton's Internet Security or ZoneAlarm. If you have either of these, they will also block pop-up windows.

Where can I download the latest streaming media players?

- Windows Media Player - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download/AllDownloads.aspx
- Adobe Flash (for viewing Application Demonstrations and Video Roll-ins) - http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

Where can I download the latest Internet browsers?

- Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/worldwide-sites.aspx
- Previous versions of IE - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/ie6/downloads/default.mspx
- Firefox - http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/

I occasionally hear a clicking noise during the presentation. How do I turn it off?

  • Windows 7 - Click on the Windows Start icon, then choose "Control Panel" > "Sound," > "Sounds" tab. Scroll down the "Program" menu until you reach "Start Navigation." Set the sound to [None] and click "OK." The clicking will be disabled.
  • Windows Vista - Click on the Windows Start icon, then choose "Control Panel" > "Sound," > "Sounds" tab. Scroll down the "Program" menu until you reach "Start Navigation." Set the sound to [None] and click "OK." The clicking will be disabled.
  • Windows XP - You can disable this noise by going to the Start menu, then "Control Panel". Open "Sounds and Audio Devices," and click the "Sounds" tab. Scroll down the "Program Events" menu until you reach "Start Navigation." Set the sound to [None] and click "OK." The clicking will be disabled.
Why do I get a "connection failed" or "connection blocked" message when I try to view Adobe Flash streams?

In addition to having a properly installed Adobe Flash Player your pc must permit rtmp (over port 1935) and / or rtmpt (over port 80) live streaming protocols. Please contact your local IT Administrator if you are unsure of your settings. IT Admins can click here to review additional information on configuring proxy servers to permit live Flash streaming.

Questions?


Please contact Jennifer Brady, POWER Marketing Coordinator at 713-343-1906 or jenniferb@tradefairgroup.com

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