Introducing OptoU - free online training

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jul 20, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Looking to learn more about IIoT technologies, control systems, and how they work together? It’s time to check out OptoU!

Opto U online training

This free online training program provides convenient, on-demand training courses to fit in with your busy schedule. With its “watch and learn” premise, course topics are made up of video and written lessons. The secure sign-in feature lets you return to unfinished lessons and learn at your own pace.

Each training lesson varies in duration from approximately 3 minutes to as long as 10 minutes. You can re-watch and review as needed. Each lesson meets a specific objective and includes a curriculum outline that’s easy to follow.

OptoU currently includes training courses for the following product lines:

Some of the topics and concepts covered in lessons include:

  • Assembling hardware and wiring field devices
  • Inspecting and updating I/O modules
  • Configuring an I/O unit’s watchdog and temperature scale
  • Managing user access security
  • Using Node-RED, Ignition Edge, and MQTT/Sparkplug
  • Running custom programs with Linux

More lessons are added each week.

Ready to get your automation and IIoT projects done? Start today at OptoU!


Topics: PACs, Networking, Training, I/O, Security, IIoT, Industrial Internet of Things, Node-RED, MQTT, Ignition Edge, 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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