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Janice Colmer

Janice has worked at Opto 22 for 15 years and is part of the marketing team that strives to share new and relevant content with the automation industry. She enjoys books, camping, country music, and spending time with family and friends.
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Update available for your groov Box

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jul 1, 2019 8:20:57 AM

groov Admin update version 1.570.51 is available now.

If you own or use a groov Edge Appliance (GROOV-AR1-BASE), we've got good news for you!
A new groov Admin update has just been released. This new version includes an Ignition Edge® update to 7.9.11, which removes the 500 tag limit for connectivity to 3rd party PLC devices.

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Topics: groov, Ignition Edge, groov Admin

Automation & IIoT Learning Center includes free Premium Factory Training

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jun 25, 2019 10:57:02 AM

Two complimentary seats (a $1990 value!) with your purchase of the groov EPIC Learning Center

Start your control or industrial internet of things (IIoT) project today with the groov EPIC Learning Center (GRV-EPIC-LC). Packed with fully-functioning EPIC hardware and software, the Learning Center gives you a compact and complete system to prototype your projects.

AND you get two complimentary seats in our instructor-led, hands-on training at
Opto 22's Southern California headquarters. 

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Topics: IIoT, Industrial Internet of Things, groov EPIC, groov EPIC Learning Center

New video: How to connect groov EPIC to an HDMI touchscreen

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jun 21, 2019 11:18:06 AM

This video provides step-by-step instructions for adding an external touchscreen to the groov EPIC processor.

Our video library continues to expand and we've just added another video to the groov workshop series

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Topics: IIoT, groov View, groov EPIC, groov Manage, groov EPIC Learning Center

PAC Project Suite Updated

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jun 20, 2019 8:28:59 AM

New PAC Project version R10.2002 now available

Take advantage of several fixes and improvements in this latest release of the PAC Project software suite, both Basic and Professional editions. 

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Topics: PAC Project, PAC Control, PAC Manager, PAC Display, OptoOPCServer, OptoDataLink

groov I/O module status at a glance...

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jun 17, 2019 9:11:55 AM

New to groov EPIC or want to know what those multi-colored LEDs on the groov EPIC system indicate? You'll want to watch this short video that explains!

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Topics: IIoT, I/O modules, groov EPIC, I/O

Watch and learn: another video added to Ignition Edge series

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jun 13, 2019 8:26:02 AM

Last week's new video showed you how to activate Ignition Edge on groov EPIC. This week brings another new video in the Ignition Edge series: Configure Ignition Edge's OPC-UA Server on groov EPIC.

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Topics: IIoT, MQTT, Ignition Edge, groov EPIC

A day of discovery with Ignition Edge and MQTT

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jun 11, 2019 1:22:40 PM

Join Opto 22 and Inductive Automation for Discovery Day 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Opto 22 is partnering with Inductive Automation once again to present a new architecture that allows large enterprises to collect and analyze data.  Don't miss this free one-day seminar designed for the Oil and Gas industry!

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Topics: Oil & gas, IIoT, MQTT, Ignition Edge

New OptoVideo: How to activate Ignition Edge on groov EPIC

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jun 3, 2019 8:41:53 AM

We've just added a new video to our website video library: Activate Ignition Edge on groov EPIC.

 

This video introduces you to Ignition Edge software from Inductive Automation, one of several programming choices available to you on the groov EPIC system, and it provides many options for connecting to popular PLCs.

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Topics: Ignition Edge, EPIC, groov EPIC, groov Manage

Product Update: Terminal extender and thermistor input for groov EPIC

Posted by Janice Colmer on May 29, 2019 11:03:41 AM

The groov EPIC system adds a time-saving cable and groov I/O thermistor module. 

GRV-TEX-26F6
Would you like to save time and expense when installing or maintaining your field devices?  The new GRV-TEX-26F6 cable reduces the time and effort needed to connect field devices to groov I/O modules.
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Topics: I/O modules, groov EPIC, I/O

Browse, watch, and learn with Opto 22's new website video library

Posted by Janice Colmer on May 15, 2019 9:47:01 AM

Now easily find videos you want to see.

We think you'll like our redesigned Videos page on Opto22.com. We've learned you'd rather see our videos logically grouped together rather than search through a long list of titles.

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Topics: Videos, IIoT, Industrial Internet of Things, groov EPIC, automation 101

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