Beckhoff brings PC-based control products to U.S.

Minneapolis, Minn.—Beckhoff Automation LLC now offers its PC-based control solutions in the U.S. TwinCat, for "Total Windows Control and Automation Technology," software is a real-time control package for PCs that includes I/O access for 11 fieldbuses and TCP/IP, programming tools, and HMI interfaces.

08/01/2000


Minneapolis, Minn. —Beckhoff Automation LLC now offers its PC-based control solutions in the U.S. TwinCat, for "Total Windows Control and Automation Technology," software is a real-time control package for PCs that includes I/O access for 11 fieldbuses and TCP/IP, programming tools, and HMI interfaces. Its software PLC is IEC 61131-3 compliant, and a motion control package is included for point-to-point and interpolation control. The real-time extension works under Windows 2000, Embedded NT, and NT. OPC server is supported, as well as programming support for Visual Basic and C++. Industrial PCs and bus terminal products are available as part of the package. www.beckoff.com Beckhoff Automation





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