groov EPIC announced as a Finalist in the 2019 Engineers' Choice Awards

Posted by Janice Colmer on Oct 16, 2018 8:35:50 AM

Control Engineering magazine hosts its annual awards program, which highlights some of the best new control, instrumentation, and automation products.

groov EPIC is an Engineers' Choice Awards Finalist - vote nowWe're thrilled that groov EPIC is selected as a 2019 Engineers' Choice Finalist! But we need your help to win the award in our category.

Please consider submitting your vote for groov EPIC (edge programmable industrial controller) under its Industrial Internet of Things connectivity category.

Voting closes December 21, 2018, with winners announced online on February 14, 2019 and featured in the February 2019 issue of Control Engineering. 

How to vote

To view the Engineers’ Choice finalists and vote, please click on this Engineers' Choice voting link and register, or sign into the New Products for Engineers Database if you’re already registered.

  1. Select Product Voting and click on the Control Engineering 2019 Engineers’ Choice Awards
    “Cast Votes” box.
  2. Select the Industrial Internet of Things connectivity category, and vote for the groov EPIC controller (Opto 22) .
  3. Be sure to click the Review Your Votes and Submit Your Votes boxes at the bottom right of each page to complete the voting process. 

groov EPICWhy groov EPIC?

Opto 22’s groov EPIC starts at the edge, where it collects, processes, views, and exchanges data at its source. It's programmable using flowchart-based PAC Control or any of the IEC-61131 languages.

This industrial strength system provides real-time control for a variety of industrial machines and processes. Check out the new system.

The groov EPIC processor runs on a real-time, open-source OS, industrial quad-core ARM processor. It has the features you need to control and communicate at the edge, now and well into the future.

A key feature is the integrated, high-resolution color touchscreen. This tightly integrated HMI closes the user-information loop through touch-sensitive pads, including a screen listing I/O module information. The feature-rich groov I/O is robust and guaranteed for life. A wide operating temperature range of -20 to 70 °C makes it suitable for installation in a variety of environments.

See why groov EPIC is the best choice for any industrial automation or IIoT application. Your votes are appreciated!

Topics: groov, Internet of Things, IoT, New products, Awards and recognition, IIoT, Industrial Internet of Things, EPIC

Written by Janice Colmer

Janice has worked at Opto 22 for more than 16 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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