Industrial networks & buses

Reaping the benefits of the Industrial IoT: using IPCs as gateways

05 September, 2018 by Jonney Chang, Advantech | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

One of the problems of implementing an IIoT strategy is having to deal with legacy systems on the plant floor.


Phoenix Contact PROFIBUS PA I/O gateway

01 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Phoenix Contact Pty Ltd

The PROFIBUS PA device from Phoenix Contact comes in five profiles and bundles simple digital and analog inputs and outputs into one PROFIBUS PA telegram.


ICP DAS M-2018-16 analog input module

22 August, 2018 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The ICP DAS M-2018-16 is an analog input module offering 16 differential analog input channels.


Hirschmann Dragon MACH4000 modular ethernet switches

22 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The Dragon MACH4000 modular switch series features a high-density port count in a modular design and Hirschmann's HiOS operating system.


Balluff IO-Link converter for RS232 devices

16 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The Balluff IO-Link converter for RS232 devices allows users to directly connect RS232 devices to an IO-Link terminal, without the need for RS232 cards.


Beijer Electronics BoX2 series converters, gateways and edge controllers

13 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Global Automation Asia-Pacific

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.


WAGO 852 series PoE switches

10 August, 2018 | Supplied by: WAGO Pty Ltd

The latest 852 series of industrial Ethernet switches from WAGO feature PoE technology to enable the cables to carry both data and electrical power.


Acromag 989EN-4016 and 993EN-4016 totalisers

03 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

Many applications call for converting flowmeter pulse or analog DC current signals to Ethernet for extended remote monitoring and control applications.


Acromag SP-230 signal splitter

01 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The Acromag SP-230 signal splitter converts a millivolt, voltage, current or thermocouple input into two proportional isolated 4–20 mA control signals.


ecom Loc-Ex 01-BLE Bluetooth beacons

01 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

Loc-Ex 01-BLE beacons have been developed for explosion-hazardous areas and emit Bluetooth low energy signals, making it possible to realise localisation tasks, asset tracking and management.


Red Lion Controls RAM-6021M12 industrial router

17 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The RAM-6021M12 industrial router from Red Lion Controls is purpose-built to withstand extreme conditions from the factory floor to transportation and hazardous locations.


A world of true open connectivity

09 July, 2018 by Harry Mulder | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

In an age of entrenched connectivity, one of the most common complaints from the manufacturing industry has been the lack of connectivity on the factory floor.


Beckhoff C6015 edge gateway IPC

05 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Beckhoff Automation Pty Ltd

The C6015 industrial PC (IPC) is a space-saving, high-performance IoT edge device.


OPC UA machine vision and robotics specifications released

03 July, 2018

The OPC UA machine vision and robotics working groups have released the first versions of their companion specifications.


Advantech launches 30 IIoT solutions through a "co-creation model"

02 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Advantech Australia Pty Ltd

Thirty sets of IoT Solution Ready Packages will be officially released this year, along with a 6000-participant IoT Co-Creation Summit in November.


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