First Derivatives' Kx to power US firm's data platform

  • First Derivatives’ division Kx has partnered with Keysight Technologies to improve its manufacturing data across industries including aerospace, automotive and energy.

    Keyseight Technologies is a US-based tech firm that helps organisations “accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world.”

    Kx – a section of Newry tech company First Derivatives - will be deployed within the firm's PathWave Manufacturing Analytics Industry 4.0-ready big data platform. Kx can gather huge streams of data in real-time, analyse it quickly and make fast decisions.

    This platform will help customers reduce unplanned downtime and solve chronic manufacturing test issues permanently. The two companies said they are excited that the partnership will “ensure products get to market faster, accelerate data analysis with modern visualization tools and grant the ability to monitor operations and detect anomaly in real-time.”

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    Seamus Keating, CEO at Kx said: “We know Kx technology has the ability to change the game for our customers. By partnering with forward-thinking companies such as Keysight Technologies we can make it easier and faster to adopt, helping our clients to solve critical business issues and drive value.”

    Christopher Cain, VP of Electronic Industrial Products at Keysight Technologies added: “Keysight’s PathWave Manufacturing Analytics provides our customers with immediately actionable insights, based upon advanced analytics and our deep expertise in measurement technologies in printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) manufacturing. Kx provides a platform that enables aggregation of extremely large data sets, with low-latency that enable faster insights in a broader variety of industrial analytic opportunities.”

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