If you'd like to see the new groov EPIC system in action—or talk with us about any automation project—here are two opportunities coming up soon.
Opto 22's groov EPIC® system starts shipping on May 18.
You can start ordering now!
Pre-orders will ship first, and based on early feedback from several EPIC Roadshows, this new system will be in high demand. Customers are excited about the built-in features of groov EPIC, not only for IIoT applications but for all automation and data acquisition applications.
Here are just a few of these features:
Topics: EPIC, MQTT, Ignition Edge, Data acquisition, Node-RED, Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT, PAC Control, I/O, Integrators, New products, Machine builder, IoT, Remote monitoring, PLCs, Internet of Things, groov, Process control, Discrete control
You've been asking for more details about our brand-new groov EPIC® system for the IIoT and automation, and here they are!
We just published a part numbers list and the first several data sheets, with preliminary descriptions, specs, wiring diagrams, and dimensions. So take a look and start planning the system you want.
Topics: groov, EPIC, I/O, PACs, PLCs, Data acquisition, Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT, Integrators, New products, Machine builder, OEM, IoT, Remote monitoring, Internet of Things, Discrete control, Process control
When we announce a new product, we want you—our loyal customers and OptoBlog readers—to be the first to hear about it.
And this isn't just one product. This is EPIC: the world's first Edge Programmable Industrial Control system—a brand-new I/O and control system built for the future of automation and designed for the way you work.
Topics: MQTT, Ignition Edge, Data acquisition, Node-RED, IIoT, Industrial Internet of Things, PAC Control, PAC Project, I/O, Integrators, PACs, New products, OEM, Machine builder, IoT, Remote monitoring, Water & wastewater, groov, Internet of Things, Process control, Energy management, Discrete control, Food & beverage, PLCs, Building management, Oil & gas, EPIC
- How do you get machine data without interfering with the process?
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- How can you control the flow of heating and cooling water in your HVAC system?
These are the kinds of fundamental questions that come up over and over in automation applications, and our new Automation 101 video series aims to answer them.
Maybe you're monitoring temperature, or controlling a production line, or getting data from a load cell. Whatever your goal, you want to get the I/O that works best for your application.
Or maybe you happen to notice we have more than one SNAP-AIV voltage input module and wonder how they're different.
Here are a couple of ways to find a SNAP module with the features you need and compare similar modules.
It's the big event for automation professionals in the U.S., coming up May 23-24 in Chicago.
At The Automation Conference you'll network with experts in our field, check out the latest trends and new products, and get practical insights from other experienced practitioners on key subjects like:
Suppose you're spec'ing a system and you know that one location will require Factory Mutual-approved I/O. Which Opto 22 SNAP I/O modules have FM approval?
Or suppose the products you purchase must be UL approved, or meet certain European Union (CE) standards.
What if you just want to know what the warranty period is for a specific Opto 22 part?
In one of our previous blog posts we talked about AC motors, the workhorse of modern industrial automation. We learned how they use magnets, electromagnets, and magnetic fields to generate huge amounts of torque to run our industrial processes.
To understand how modern motor control works, let’s take a closer look at how a 3-phase AC induction motor works.
This is the first post in a series of upcoming posts on Industrial Automation 101 topics.
These posts are geared towards people new to the industry who are looking for basic information on how some of the gear in the industrial automation field works, when to use it, and maybe even how to troubleshoot it here and there.