I/O Systems, I/O Modules
Advantech’s ICR-3241 is a 4G industrial cellular router and gateway and is designed to connect IP or serial devices to a cellular network.
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VMek enhances networking hardware for color sorting with pluggable EtherCAT industrial Ethernet input/output (I/O) modules that reduce costs, equipment footprint and time to market.
Traditional wired input/output (I/O) connections are crucial for most automation systems. The latest generation of I/O systems bridges the gap to bring these connections into the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
CAN in Automation (CiA) has released the CiA 463 series standardizing the gateway between CANopen responsible for CANopen FD networks and input/output (I/O)-Link.
AutomationDirect has added input/output (I/O) expansion modules to its BRX Micro programmable logic controller (PLC) product line.
Input/output (I/O) systems design considerations include smaller sizes, faster response times, and greater functionality, with energy savings, diagnostics, and rugged environmental ratings.
Opto 22's groov serial I/O module, the GRV-CSERI-4, is designed to plug into a groov EPIC chassis alongside the groov Edge Programmable Industrial Controller (EPIC) and discrete and analog I/O modules.
Using simulation for ladder logic allows users to test advanced situations that otherwise wouldn't be possible, reducing potential costs and hazards for users.
Kontron has introduced a new energy-efficient SMARC 2.0 module.