Read more: Equipment failures can be prevented with data analytics
In industrial settings where workers are exposed to powerful machinery, unfortunate accidents occur. In those settings, it's even more important to use equipment monitoring technology to ensure that conditions are safe for workers.
A recent power failure at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant has resulted in four of the plant's fuel storage pools being left without fresh cooling water for more than 20 hours, raising concerns about the safety of the plant.
Read more: Japanese nuclear plant equipment failure concerns officials