The STATISTICA PI Connector is an add-on product in the STATISTICA suite of analytics software to directly connect to PI Systems within a company's infrastructure. OSIsoft delivers the PI System, the industry standard in enterprise infrastructure, for management of time series data and events. A global base of more than 14,000 installations across manufacturing, energy, utilities, life sciences, data centers and process industries relies upon the OSIsoft PI System to safeguard data and deliver enterprise-wide visibility into operational and business data in order to manage assets, mitigate risks, improve processes, drive innovation, make business decisions in real time, as well as identify competitive business and market opportunities
With the STATISTICA PI Connector, data from the PI system can be browsed and imported directly into one of STATISTICA's workstation or server products.
STATISTICA leverages data in PI to optimize company's processes, using data mining technology, and optimization technology that is particularly effective for process optimization.
In the Power Generation industry, for example, StatSoft has completed projects to optimize coal furnaces for stable flame temperatures and lower emissions.
STATISTICA provides the most comprehensive set of analytic tools in any single analysis software package that will directly connect to PI data repositories, to leverage all the data already being collected and managed. The STATISTICA software offers hundreds of different graphs which can be customized and automated, and statistical and data mining methods that span the entire range of useful techniques.
Typical applications include simple and advanced (multivariate) process monitoring, multivariate SPC, real-time batch SPC/QC and drill down (e.g., industries such as pharmaceutical, paper and pulp industries, refining, and power generation). All these capabilities are provided in a client server and enterprise platform or a simple, desktop solution.