One of the problems of implementing an IIoT strategy is having to deal with legacy systems on the plant floor.
The Dragon MACH4000 modular switch series features a high-density port count in a modular design and Hirschmann's HiOS operating system.
The BoX2 is a series of protocol converters, IoT gateways and edge controllers that combine connectivity in different ways, to help acheive cloud connectivity in an industrial environment.
The OPC UA machine vision and robotics working groups have released the first versions of their companion specifications.
Thirty sets of IoT Solution Ready Packages will be officially released this year, along with a 6000-participant IoT Co-Creation Summit in November.