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What is GE SmartSignal?

SmartSignal helps detect, diagnose, forecast and prevent emerging equipment failures. Powered by unique Digital Twin analytics, SmartSignal’s early detection and time-to-action forecasting drive improved reliability with maximum O&M efficiency.


SmartSignal is available as on-premises software or cloud subscription and as an integrated component of the GE Digital APM application suite.

Featuring Time-to-Action Forecast Analytics

“The time-to-action analytic adds a new dimension to GE Digital’s APM capabilities... Adding a time factor to problem diagnosis provides an important benefit toward optimizing maintenance activities while avoiding downtime.”


- Joe Perino, LNS Research Analyst


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GE SmartSignal features

Predictive analytics

Provide early and accurate detection of emerging issues for 100’s of common industrial assets

Diagnostic analytics & rules

Leverage GE industrial knowledge to indicate probable cause and suggest possible maintenance actions

Time-to-action forecasting

Forecasts actual malfunction time frame to allow accurate maintenance prioritization and scheduling

Visualization & analysis

Provides the complete toolset for end-to-end predictive maintenance activities

Rapid time-to-value

Out-of-the-box Digital Twin blueprints are rapidly trained and deployed per asset

Sensor health & coverage

Monitors sensor status and current failure mode coverage per asset to ensure optimal results

"We chose SmartSignal to anticipate critical equipment failure before production disruption occurred because we knew it could scale to meet our needs and the visualization made it easy to see what actions we needed to take."

Matias Palacios - Rotating Equipment Engineer, Total EP


Since implementing SmartSignal in 2013, Total EP has had zero unanticipated failures on monitored assets.


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Drive results with smart maintenance

SmartSignal software uses predictive analytics for early detection of industrial issues

Predict, diagnose and forecast future issues

Effective predictive maintenance centers on advanced analytics, and GE Digital is a leader in machine learning analytics for a wide array of equipment classes across OEM providers.


SmartSignal Digital Twins provide automated surveillance to discover developing issues, diagnostic guidance for causal analysis and actions, and time-to-action forecasting intelligence to ensure remediation is scheduled prior to any failure.


GE Digital's SmartSignal software helps with preventative maintenance with digital twin technology

Visualize, analyze and act to prevent failures

SmartSignal’s rich visualization, analysis and case management tools coupled with analytics intelligence provide a full closed-loop solution for predictive maintenance and asset reliability management.


Reliability and maintenance engineers can investigate alerts, perform root cause analysis, determine immediate and long-term maintenance strategies, and track ultimate success.

Analytics at work

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SmartSignal Digital Twins are built on years of GE expertise in industrial manufacturing, operations, service, and software. The growing Digital Twin catalog covers more than 330 common industrial assets, providing predictive, diagnostic, and forecasting analytics.


Standard analytic blueprints for rotating, fixed, electrical and mobile equipment classes are rapidly trained to create accurate machine learning analytics tailored for each monitored asset. These analytics leverage a wealth of asset class intelligence including known failure modes, instrumentation inputs, operating context, engineering specifications and GE subject matter expertise.

GE's Atlanta Control Center for remote monitoring using SmartSignal and APM Software

Condition Monitoring made simple with GE Industrial Managed Services

GE management of your SmartSignal solution provides 24x7 asset monitoring, issue triage and notification, remediation guidance, analytics management, and strategy consulting – available with software purchase/subscription or as a turnkey outsourced offering.


The GE Industrial Managed Services organization monitors thousands of assets around the globe and has saved our customers over $1.6 Billion USD over its history. Our full range of expert services can guide and facilitate your overall reliability program and any digital initiative.

Asset Performance Management (APM) in an industrial control room | GE Digital

The cornerstone of a complete APM solution

SmartSignal is also available as an integrated pillar of GE Digital APM, combining powerful analytics within a comprehensive asset and O&M management solution. The close integration with APM Reliability and general APM capabilities allow SmartSignal data and results to be a core component of health dashboards and reports, reliability management activities, strategic planning and other APM functions.  

Helping customers reach zero unplanned downtime with downtime prevention

Using SmartSignal and Digital Twin analytics, our Industrial Managed Services team remotely monitors over 7000 assets around the world. Every day SmartSignal monitors 250,000 tags in real-time, generating over 60 catches a week. These catches can range from recommending a $2000 sensor replacement to preventing a $60 million plant failure.


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