GE acquires diagnostics software provider Smartsignal

Industrial control and automation provider GE Intelligent Platforms has completed the acquisition of Smartsignal, a privately-held analytics software company that provides predictive diagnostic software and monitoring services used to anticipate, prevent and avoid equipment failure in industrial sectors including power-generation, oil and gas.

Based in Lisle in Illinois, US, the software company has more than 40 product and technology patents and has won more than 25 awards for product excellence.