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Norma Rodriguez

Norma is the Director of Training and has enjoyed helping customers solve their problems or learn about Opto 22 products for over 28 years. She enjoys exercising, gardening, reading, and watching her daughters' soccer games.

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Ready to write a CODESYS project?

Posted by Norma Rodriguez on Jan 11, 2022 9:02:12 AM

Use your PLC programming experience to program groov EPIC.

Ready to write a control program for your groov EPIC, but not sure how to get started? With three options to write your control program–PAC Control, the easy-to-learn flowchart language, the Linux-based Secure Shell (SSH) to run your custom program, and CODESYS, an IEC-61131-3 compliant language–which do you choose?

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Topics: Training, CODESYS, groov EPIC, groov EPIC Learning Center, PLC programming

How to configure SSL/TLS server certificates on groov devices

Posted by Norma Rodriguez on Oct 20, 2021 10:43:02 AM

Security certificates are critical tools for designing cybersecure automation systems, and they're easier to set up on your groov devices than you might think.

Have you ever seen a warning message from your browser telling you a connection is untrusted and asking if you want to proceed anyway? If you're connecting to groov Manage, then the connection this message refers to is actually your groov EPIC or RIO!

But what if I told you that in a few simple steps you can prove to browsers and other connected systems that network communications to your groov devices are secure, encrypted, and protecting your automation assets?

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Topics: groov EPIC, cybersecurity, EPIC Security

Cómo elevar su estrategia de seguridad para los sistemas de automatización

Posted by Norma Rodriguez on Oct 4, 2021 11:51:35 AM

Las mejores prácticas para el groov EPIC y la ciberseguridad

Habrá oído de ataques informáticos y cómo han afectado a empresas grandes y chicas. Sus sistemas o los de sus clientes trabajan bien, pero habrá más que se puede hacer para proteger esos sistemas? Hay estratégias de seguridad que puede incorporar a sus sistemas existentes.

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Topics: cybersecurity, EPIC Security

Podcast en Español: Industria 4.0 por NV Tech y Opto 22

Posted by Norma Rodriguez on Sep 22, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Cómo facilitar y modernizar lo que tienes que entregar usando los equipos legados y existentes -- ¡no hay magia! 

Ya sea si eres integrador o cliente final, llega el día que tienes que modernizar aplicaciones existentes y necesitas hacer conexiones remotas de forma segura. Imagina poder hacer proyectos escalables y el departamento de TI te da aprobación sin problema?

Esteban Nuñez de NV Tech invitó a René Gamero, Gerente para Latinoamérica @Opto22 y platican acerca varios temas en este podcast, incluso:

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Topics: instrumentacion, automatizacion, analisisydatos, inteligenciaindustrial

Learning how to use groov EPIC

Posted by Norma Rodriguez on Feb 25, 2021 7:30:00 AM

The groov EPIC edge programmable industrial controller can do so much—but where do you start?

Do you want to learn about groov EPIC but aren't sure where to start? Are you curious about how to securely share your sensor data with other applications, want to learn different ways to write a control program, read data from other PLCs, or explore the range of features groov EPIC offers?

To help you navigate learning, register for free, step-by-step training courses at OptoU.

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Topics: Training, groov EPIC, OptoU

groov EPIC Learning - You Have Options!

Posted by Norma Rodriguez on Aug 29, 2019 12:37:03 PM

Pick from three options to fit your time and budget.

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” — Benjamin Franklin

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Topics: PAC Control, IIoT, Node-RED, MQTT, Ignition Edge, CODESYS, groov EPIC, HMI, groov EPIC Learning Center, OptoU

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