The 32nd annual Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Awards shined a light on 26 categories of control, instrumentation, and automation products, revealing the best of those introduced in 2018. Winners were voted on by the Control Engineering magazine print and digital audience. As announced earlier this year, Opto 22's groov EPIC was the award winner in the Industrial Internet of Things connectivity category.
Ever notice how emergency exits in a building open outward? Then, to keep the building secure, they are usually locked from the outside. You can get out easily enough, but you can’t get in that way.
However, on a building’s main front entrance, the door often swings in so you can enter. Typically, there is a security guard or perhaps a receptionist there to check your ID and keep an eye on the comings and goings.
Trusted and untrusted: when it comes to people, it can be hard to know someone at first pass. You need some time to build a picture of the person.
When it comes to networking, it’s a little more cut and dried. You either know who’s on a network or you don’t.
Can it really be that simple? Is there really a way on a groov EPIC to keep those you don’t trust away from those you do?
Recent website updates include a new design for your MyOpto account.
Have you logged in to the Opto 22 website recently? You might have noticed your MyOpto account has a new format and design. You can even upload a photo to personalize your account.
Opto 22 debuts its newly renovated classroom that offers hands-on, instructor-led training for the groov EPIC system.
Are you interested in getting more hands-on experience with the groov EPIC system? We are pleased to announce groov EPIC Premium Factory Training in our EPIC classroom at Opto 22 headquarters.
Opto 22 recently returned to the annual ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, Florida with more EPIC news to share.
This year's ARC Forum event focused on "Driving Digital Transformation in Industries and Cities". Attendees had the opportunity to learn about new technologies, practices and standards to help with their business's digital transformation.
EPIC is more than just a name; it is an acronym describing the primary capabilities in the system. In this blog post, we’ll look more in depth at the P for programmability.
With today’s traditional PLC systems, you typically have one fixed development system with a limited set of tools. This is a burden that most engineers have had to suffer with. Oftentimes, you have to use inefficient workarounds to programmatically accomplish what is needed for different components of a given industrial automation application.
A new kind of industrial controller simplifies and secures automation and IIoT projects, while reducing cost and complexity.
For today's controls engineers, new demands to use and share data present three main challenges: security, complexity, and expense.
This latest video in our Automation 101 series provides a deeper dive and explanation of the MQTT central server, or the "broker".
As you recall from previous posts, the industrial MQTT communication protocol is a powerful tool that allows you to exchange device data freely among devices and applications, with little or no IT involvement. Its simplicity and flexibility make it a popular choice for today's IIoT applications.
Ready to learn about or experiment with groov EPIC, Opto 22's new groov Edge Programmable Industrial Controller?
Now you can get more hands-on experience with the groov EPIC system. The groov EPIC Learning Center is packed with fully functioning EPIC hardware and software, and is designed as an integral part of our free OptoU Online Training at https://training.opto22.com.