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Enter the RIO world

Posted by Janice Colmer on Jun 23, 2020 9:54:21 AM

Take advantage of a new section of Opto 22's website devoted to groov RIO resources and tools.

As an OptoBlog subscriber, you've heard us talking about our latest edge I/O offering, groov RIO (GRV-R7-MM1001-10). It's I/O for the IIoT™. We've previously shared a press release, video, webinar, and a white paper resource for this exciting new product. And now there is one place to go for all your groov RIO questions...

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Topics: IIoT, Node-RED, MQTT, groov Manage, groov RIO, Edge I/O

MQTT: Mission-critical fault tolerance

Posted by Josh Eastburn on Jun 16, 2020 9:01:50 AM

Our MQTT series continues with a deep dive into groov EPIC’s (and now groov RIO’s) features for high-reliability MQTT networks.

Part 1 - MQTT: Basic publishing with groov EPIC
Part 2 - MQTT: Faster, better with Sparkplug B

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Topics: Node-RED, MQTT, Ignition Edge, groov EPIC, groov Manage, Sparkplug, MQTT implementation, groov RIO

OptoChannel grows with Swedish distributor Modern Elteknik

Posted by Janice Colmer on May 19, 2020 11:21:09 AM

Welcome Modern Elteknik to the Opto 22 distribution channel as they increase the Opto 22 market presence in Gothenburg, Sweden.

With the expansion of the groov EPIC and groov RIO product lines, Opto 22 is increasing its worldwide reach through its growing list of OptoChannel distributors. The latest partner, Modern Elteknik, is a Swedish logistics distributor in automation and electronics, with over 50 years of experience. The company's customers include machine builders, panel builders, industrial companies, subcontractors and end users.

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Topics: groov EPIC, groov RIO, Sweden, Modern Elteknik

Watch groov RIO in action with new on-demand webinar

Posted by Janice Colmer on May 15, 2020 3:34:52 PM

Follow along with Opto 22's Benson Hougland as he presents a live demonstration of the recently released groov RIO.

groov RIO (GRV-R7-MM1001-10) is available now with all of the features and capabilities you’ve heard about. But it’s one thing to read about it and another thing to see it for yourself.

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Topics: Webinars, IIoT, Node-RED, Ignition, groov RIO

Go further with groov EPIC 2.0

Posted by Josh Eastburn on May 5, 2020 4:03:17 PM

With the latest firmware update, groov EPIC gets I/O for the IIoT and more

Out this week, groov EPIC firmware version 2.0 is a milestone for the platform, and there are more than a few reasons to consider updating. Here’s an overview of what’s included.

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Topics: Updates, PAC Control, IIoT, Node-RED, MQTT, Codesys, groov EPIC, groov RIO

New white paper introduces edge I/O – I/O for the IIoT

Posted by Janice Colmer on Apr 21, 2020 4:18:55 PM

Learn how edge I/O creates a simpler way to meet the needs of today's industrial internet of things (IIoT) applications.

In an era of increasing connectivity and technical capabilities, it seems like simple ideas should be simple to achieve. But IIoT projects, even simple ones, are still expensive, demand special skills, and involve many steps. Our latest white paper,
I/O for the IIoT, addresses these challenges and outlines suggestions to achieve simplicity, security and cost-effectiveness for your IIoT projects.

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Topics: IIoT, white paper, groov RIO, Edge I/O

Take a 3 minute video tour of groov RIO

Posted by Janice Colmer on Apr 14, 2020 10:46:42 AM

Discover the many features of groov RIO in one short video.

Have three minutes to spare? As previously announced in the OptoBlog, groov RIO® is coming soon. This new video gives you a sneak peek into what you can expect when it arrives.

groov RIO brings I/O to the IIoT. With thousands of unique I/O combinations in one device, groov RIO’s versatility will save you time, money, and effort.

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Topics: groov RIO

Making digital transformation a reality

Posted by Janice Colmer on Mar 4, 2020 3:16:27 PM

Join Opto 22 at the 5th annual Smart Industry Base Camp conference in Chicago March 30 - April 1.

**UPDATE!! Smart Industry Base Camp has just announced this event has been cancelled due to travel concerns surrounding the Coronavirus. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you at another Industry 4.0 event soon!**
Check our Events schedule for conference and trade show updates.

 


Opto engineers are looking forward to returning to Smart Industry Base Camp to share some key insights on helping you meet your digital transformation and IIoT goals in 2020.

This three day conference focuses on the digital transformation of industrial organizations, including manufacturing, processing as well as energy and water infrastructure.

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Topics: IIoT, Industrial Internet of Things, groov EPIC, groov RIO, digital transformation

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