Omron's NX Series CIP safety network controller with EtherCAT and EtherNet/IP capabilities is ideal for IIoT hard-wired mechanical devices such as position detection switches for determining robot placement.
Rittal's IoT interface is designed to provide optimal integration of cooling units and chillers in Industrie 4.0 applications, which makes continuous communication from the sensor to the cloud possible as well as connection to superordinate monitoring or energy management systems.
There is many opinions and beliefs on what an industrial control system (ICS) is and what the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) comprises, which makes a common understanding crucial.
The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) announced the completion of the specification for CC-Link IE TSN to meet future market demands to integrate operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT).
Combined organization to focus on cloud computing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) research.
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Reduce or eliminate unnecessary cables through pluggable I/O terminals and one-cable strategies in control cabinets and machines.