The 32nd annual Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Awards shined a light on 26 categories of control, instrumentation, and automation products, revealing the best of those introduced in 2018. Winners were voted on by the Control Engineering magazine print and digital audience. As announced earlier this year, Opto 22's groov EPIC was the award winner in the Industrial Internet of Things connectivity category.
Trusted and untrusted: when it comes to people, it can be hard to know someone at first pass. You need some time to build a picture of the person.
When it comes to networking, it’s a little more cut and dried. You either know who’s on a network or you don’t.
Can it really be that simple? Is there really a way on a groov EPIC to keep those you don’t trust away from those you do?
A new kind of industrial controller simplifies and secures automation and IIoT projects, while reducing cost and complexity.
For today's controls engineers, new demands to use and share data present three main challenges: security, complexity, and expense.
FCI Watermakers improves large-scale seawater reverse osmosis system design with groov EPIC.
Question: What do a yacht owner, an island resort, and a Las Vegas chef have in common?
Answer: They all need a reliable source of good fresh water—and they all count on FCI Watermakers to
Your industrial plants and facilities produce a lot of data that you could use for improving processes, reducing maintenance costs, and making better business decisions. But securely getting that data from the sensors, transmitters, and analyzers that produce it to the people who need it can be difficult.
Join Opto 22 engineers to learn why groov EPIC is right for your future applications.
The cutting edge technology that’s part of the groov EPIC (Edge Programmable Industrial Controller) system is crucial for IIoT and automation projects in today’s world. With the convergence of OT and IT in recent years, it’s important to understand how groov EPIC is bridging the gap between these operational and information technologies.
This webinar is the first in a multi-part series describing why groov EPIC was developed for the future of automation and IIoT.
As the "P" in EPIC implies, we've added more Programming options to groov EPIC. Our goal is for this Controller to be truly EPIC, and give developers and engineers multiple programming options on an Edge device, in addition to PAC Control, C/C++, Python, and more that's already available. So, it's time to get excited about the future of EPIC, and discuss how developers can now get creative by using an IEC-61131-3 tool set for their applications.
Many automation engineers are familiar with the IEC 61131-3 standard, though you might not know it by that name. If you use ladder logic, you may be using one of the languages the standard defines.
Developed by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the standard defines the five accepted basic software architecture and programming languages of PLC control programming.
Of these five, one (Instruction List) has already been deprecated in the 3rd edition (61131-3). That leaves us with four languages, three graphical and one textual:
Control Engineering magazine hosts its annual awards program, which highlights some of the best new control, instrumentation, and automation products.
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.
Opto 22 has just announced the release of the groov serial I/O module, GRV-CSERI-4. This module plugs into a groov EPIC chassis alongside groov EPIC analog and discrete I/O modules, allowing you the mix of signals you need at any location.