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OptoChannel grows with Swedish distributor Modern Elteknik

Posted by Janice Colmer on May 19, 2020 11:21:09 AM

Welcome Modern Elteknik to the Opto 22 distribution channel as they increase the Opto 22 market presence in Gothenburg, Sweden.

With the expansion of the groov EPIC and groov RIO product lines, Opto 22 is increasing its worldwide reach through its growing list of OptoChannel distributors. The latest partner, Modern Elteknik, is a Swedish logistics distributor in automation and electronics, with over 50 years of experience. The company's customers include machine builders, panel builders, industrial companies, subcontractors and end users.

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Topics: groov EPIC, groov RIO, Sweden, Modern Elteknik

Watch groov RIO in action with new on-demand webinar

Posted by Janice Colmer on May 15, 2020 3:34:52 PM

Follow along with Opto 22's Benson Hougland as he presents a live demonstration of the recently released groov RIO.

groov RIO (GRV-R7-MM1001-10) is available now with all of the features and capabilities you’ve heard about. But it’s one thing to read about it and another thing to see it for yourself.

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Topics: Webinars, IIoT, Node-RED, Ignition, groov RIO

Get in on the Ignition Community action

Posted by Janice Colmer on May 7, 2020 5:15:59 PM

Attend an online Ignition Community Live workshop to see the power of MQTT technology.

Looking to learn more about IIoT connectivity and edge computing? Join Opto 22 as we participate in the next Ignition Community Live event.

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Topics: IIoT, MQTT, Ignition, edge computing, Ignition Community Live

Go further with groov EPIC 2.0

Posted by Josh Eastburn on May 5, 2020 4:03:17 PM

With the latest firmware update, groov EPIC gets I/O for the IIoT and more

Out this week, groov EPIC firmware version 2.0 is a milestone for the platform, and there are more than a few reasons to consider updating. Here’s an overview of what’s included.

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Topics: Updates, PAC Control, IIoT, Node-RED, MQTT, Codesys, groov EPIC, groov RIO

New white paper introduces edge I/O – I/O for the IIoT

Posted by Janice Colmer on Apr 21, 2020 4:18:55 PM

Learn how edge I/O creates a simpler way to meet the needs of today's industrial internet of things (IIoT) applications.

In an era of increasing connectivity and technical capabilities, it seems like simple ideas should be simple to achieve. But IIoT projects, even simple ones, are still expensive, demand special skills, and involve many steps. Our latest white paper,
I/O for the IIoT, addresses these challenges and outlines suggestions to achieve simplicity, security and cost-effectiveness for your IIoT projects.

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Topics: IIoT, white paper, groov RIO, Edge I/O

Meet the newest IoT Certified OptoPartners

Posted by Janice Colmer on Apr 16, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Welcome two more companies to the OptoPartner program that have proven, cutting-edge IIoT product solutions.

Do you need help designing, installing, or updating your Opto 22 system? An OptoPartner can help. We have OptoPartners both internationally and throughout the United States that have proven track records of working with Opto 22 industrial control products (like the groov EPIC system).

And for special projects that cross the line between OT and IT, contact one of our IoT Certified OptoPartners.

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Topics: IoT, IIoT, groov EPIC, system integrator, OptoPartner

Take a 3 minute video tour of groov RIO

Posted by Janice Colmer on Apr 14, 2020 10:46:42 AM

Discover the many features of groov RIO in one short video.

Have three minutes to spare? As previously announced in the OptoBlog, groov RIO® is coming soon. This new video gives you a sneak peek into what you can expect when it arrives.

groov RIO brings I/O to the IIoT. With over 61K unique I/O combinations in one device, groov RIO’s versatility will save you time, money, and effort.

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Topics: groov RIO

On-demand webinar: Six simple steps to digital transformation

Posted by Janice Colmer on Apr 3, 2020 9:22:34 AM

Watch Inductive Automation's recent webinar to see how and why your business is ready for its digital transformation.

Did you miss last week's webinar? Or just need to review it again? Inductive Automation's Simple Steps for Enterprise Digital Transformation is now available for on-demand viewing, featuring Opto 22's groov EPIC and the soon-to-be-released
groov RIO as a platform for edge data collection and Ignition I/O.

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Topics: Webinars, IIoT, edge computing, digital transformation, Inductive Automation

Reactions and reviews for groov EPIC

Posted by Janice Colmer on Apr 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Follow along with Vladimir Romanov of SolisPLC as he starts an EPIC video series that takes a deep dive into groov EPIC.

In the world of industrial controls and automation, we all have our go-to resources for getting the latest product news. You probably have your favorite websites, blogs, social media channels, or e-newsletters that you depend on for industry information. Well, you might want to add Vlad Romanov to your list as well.

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Topics: groov EPIC, groov EPIC Learning Center

How to build IIoT solutions with Ignition 8 and MQTT

Posted by Janice Colmer on Mar 26, 2020 10:31:34 AM

A new webinar, hosted by Cirrus Link Solutions, explores the tools used to build an IIoT solution with Ignition and MQTT — both part of the groov EPIC system.

Virtual events have become a necessity in today's business environment, and you'll want to add this upcoming webinar to your schedule. 

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Topics: Webinars, IIoT, MQTT, groov EPIC, Ignition

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