Glossary

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Account One or more web-based account(s), individually or collectively, enabling access to and use of certain Offerings on the Platform through a unique URL assigned by Siemens.
Asset
An Asset is a digital representation of objects which can be an industrial machine or an automation system with a single or multiple automation unit(s) e.g. PLC or even a factory site, your mobile phone, or a Raspberry Pi in case of Start for Free. This representation incorporates a data model describing properties and abilities of the respective object.
Asset Attribute An Asset comprises of at least one Asset Attribute. Each Asset Attribute represents individual static or dynamic data. Dynamic data providing a history of previously collected values and static data providing an "as-is" value.
Asset Manager A tool that comes with MindAccess, Asset Manager facilitates bringing your real world facilities, assets, and processes into MindSphere. Asset Manager's intelligent templates let you set up multiple processes, or entire fleets very quickly, and Mindsphere services make it possible to integrate both cloud and on-premise data.

 

 

 

 

 

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Environment An Environment (also known as “Tenant”) is uniquely identified by its name and resulting URL. A User of this Environment can login via the respective URL. After login, you see the Launchpad which provides access to respective applications that you have subscribed to. One Account can have multiple Environments for different purposes.
Customer Content is held separately per Environment. Consumption of MindSphere Cloud Resources and Asset Attributes are tracked per Account.
Event An Event documents the occurrence of a defined situation (e.g., exceed temperature threshold or starting a motor).
Event Instance Event Instance represents the occurrence and includes the information defined in the Event Type (e.g., 2018-07-10 15:45:23 | HIGH | Temperature high).
Event Type The order and the content of an Event Instance are specified in the corresponding Event Type (e.g., timestamp, priority and description).

 

 

 

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Integrated Data Lake (IDL) A MindSphere application that serves as a single storage place for data that can be read, crawled, indexed, and cataloged by other MindSphere apps and services. The data lake can store relational data, such as data from operational databases, or from line-of-business apps, as well as non-relational data, such as data from mobile apps or IoT devices.

 

 

 

 

 

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MindSphere Launchpad Following a login to the Account, the MindSphere Launchpad appears. Similar to a desktop on any common operating system (OS), the MindSphere Launchpad facilitates starting various assigned Cloud Services or Applications.

 

 

 

 

 

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Operator Cockpit The Operator Cockpit is where users can run, manage and sell apps within MindSphere.

 

 

 

 

 

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Predictive Learning (PrL) MindSphere Predictive Learning combines analytics, statistics, and machine learning algorithms to provide insight into data trends. Combining predictive technology with IoT, service, field, and other data streams allows all levels of organizations to leverage as-used data to identify patterns, anomalies, and sequences of events to foresee needs, and to resolve issues before problems arise. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Settings Settings is a web-based Graphical User Interface (GUI) in MindSphere for user organization, roles, and access configuration.

 

 

 

 

 

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User A person or entity that accesses an Offering under this Agreement, whether such access is given by Customer, by Siemens at Customer’s request, or by a third party authorized by Customer.