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Industrial Internet of Things

Groov EPIC >> World's First Edge Programmable Industrial Computer
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The Basic Ignition IIoT Architecture: With Ignition, you can publish data from virtually any device at the network’s edge to an MQTT server located in the cloud or on-premise. The Ignition gateway can then publish or subscribe to any data from the MQTT server and use that data to build and deploy industrial applications across an enterprise.

Node-RED for EPIC and PAC Control
Node-RED is a visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things, by wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways.
The Node-RED for PAC Control nodes can read and write values from a PAC Control strategy running in a groov EPIC or SNAP PAC industrial controller.

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Industrial Internet of Things

This information below is from Inductive Automation that recently highlited the methods of the OPTO 22 EPIC
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IIOT Industrial Internet of Things

The IIoT is part of a larger concept known as the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is a network of intelligent computers, devices, and objects that collect and share huge amounts of data. The collected data is sent to a central Cloud-based service where it is aggregated with other data and then shared with end users in a helpful way. The IoT will increase automation in homes, schools, stores, and in many industries.

The application of the IoT to the manufacturing industry is called the IIoT (or Industrial Internet or Industry 4.0). The IIoT will revolutionize manufacturing by enabling the acquisition and accessibility of far greater amounts of data, at far greater speeds, and far more efficiently than before. A number of innovative companies have started to implement the IIoT by leveraging intelligent, connected devices in their factories.


The World's first IIOT
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IBM Watson

The IBM® Watson IoT™ Platform is a great way to get started, providing cloud-based analytics for your data. And since Opto 22 is now an IBM Watson IoT partner, you have an end-to-end toolset to connect your existing equipment to IBM Watson.

Opto 22 SNAP I/O connects directly to your sensors and equipment, converting their electrical signals into the digital data computers understand.

SNAP PAC programmable automation controllers not only provide local I/O control and edge data processing, but also include a RESTful API for exchanging data with cloud services like IBM Watson IoT.

Opto 22's groov lets you easily visualize and interact with your system from anywhere, using a simple operator interface on your smartphone or tablet. So when Watson IBM IoT spots a problem and a work order is sent out, your technician gets it right away.

Want to see how it works? Watch the video,

Get real-world data into the cloud with IBM Watson IoT.

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What are the Benefits of IIoT?

The IIoT can greatly improve connectivity, efficiency, scalability, time savings, and cost savings for industrial organizations.

Companies are already benefitting from the IIoT through cost savings due to predictive maintenance, improved safety, and other operational efficiencies. IIoT networks of intelligent devices allow industrial organizations to break open data silos and connect all of their people, data, and processes from the factory floor to the executive offices. Business leaders can use IIoT data to get a full and accurate view of how their enterprise is doing, which will help them make better decisions.

IIoT Protocols

One of the issues encountered in the transition to the IIoT is the fact that different edge-of-network devices have historically used different protocols for sending and receiving data.

While there are a number of different communication protocols currently in use, such as OPC-UA, the Message Queueing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) transfer protocol is quickly emerging as the standard for IIoT, due to its lightweight overhead, publish/subscribe model, and bidirectional capabilities.

Challenges of the IIoT

Interoperability and security are probably the two biggest challenges surrounding the implementation of IIoT.

As technology writer Margaret Rouse observes, “A major concern surrounding the Industrial IoT is interoperability between devices and machines that use different protocols and have different architectures.”

Ignition is an excellent solution for this since it is cross-platform and built on open-source, IT-standard technologies.

Companies need to know that their data is secure. The proliferation of sensors and other smart, connected devices has resulted in a parallel explosion in security vulnerabilities. This is another factor in the rise of MQTT since it is a very secure IIoT protocol.

Ignition IIoT by Inductive Automation

is an end-to-end Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution that combines the amazing efficiency of the MQTT data-transfer protocol with the unlimited data acquisition and development power of the Ignition industrial application platform.

With Ignition, you can easily connect to plant-floor and field devices at the edge of your network, and push data from thousands of devices across numerous sites through a central MQTT infrastructure to both industrial and business applications.

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Artila IBM Watson IO for IIOT


The Future of the IIoT

The IIoT is widely considered to be one of the primary trends affecting industrial businesses today and in the future. Industries are pushing to modernize systems and equipment to meet new regulations, to keep up with increasing market speed and volatility, and to deal with disruptive technologies. Businesses that have embraced the IIoT have seen significant improvements to safety, efficiency, and profitability, and it is expected that this trend will continue as IIoT technologies are more widely adopted.

The Ignition IIoT solution greatly improves connectivity, efficiency, scalability, time savings, and cost savings for industrial organizations. It can unite the people and systems on the plant floor with those at the enterprise level. It can also allow enterprises to get the most value from their system without being constrained by technological and economic limitations. For these reasons and more, Ignition offers the ideal platform for bringing the power of the IIoT into your enterprise.


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Process control. Manufacturing automation. Robotics. And more beyond factories like tank farms and agriculture. They’re all environments that require precision and efficiency
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What could cognitive computing do for you?

Cognitive computing involves analyzing huge quantities of data and spotting correlations and patterns that are valuable—similar to what a human brain can do. But computers can analyze lots more data, much faster.
So predictive analytics and data analysis through cognitive computing can do things like:

Anticipate part failure and order replacement parts before there's a problem

Determine safer ways for technicians and operators to work

Improve manufacturing efficiency against a standard
And much more

Node-RED for PAC Control

Node-RED is a visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things, by wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways.

The Node-RED for PAC Control nodes can read and write values from a PAC Control strategy running in a groov EPIC or SNAP PAC industrial controller.

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Instrumentation Newsletter for October 2018

MasTec has the largest range of flow measurement devices

Flow measurement is the quantification of bulk fluid movement.

Flow can be measured in a variety of ways.

Positive-displacement flow meters accumulate a fixed volume of fluid and then count the number of times the volume is filled to measure flow.

Other flow measurement methods rely on forces produced by the flowing stream as it overcomes a known constriction, to indirectly calculate flow.

Flow may be measured by measuring the velocity of fluid over a known area.

For very large flows, tracer methods may be used to deduce the flow rate from the change in concentration of a dye or radioisotope.


We supply all types of flow measurement.

Laminar Flow Elements
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DPM Low Flow Hood and Frame Kit

This Low Flow Adaptor Kit turns the DPM Hood into a low flow hood. Ideal for low flow measurements.

We also have new Dwyer Computing Flow Hoods


Meriam Laminar Flow Element

Excellent for measuring low gas flow rates from 0.2SCCM up to 2250 SCFM.

Dwyer Dial Flow meter


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Instrumentation Newsletter for September 2018

Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and programmable automation controllers (PACs) are industrial computers constructed and adapted for manufacturing environments. These computers are the brains of a manufacturing operation, providing highly reliable control of automation equipment.

Key Advantages of PAC

  • A single controller with integrated software handles multiple functions across multiple domains.
  • Complex and changing requirements can be met with little additional cost.
  • Modular designs make expansion easier.
  • Networking and communication capabilities link disparate systems and provide more accurate and timely data.
  • Total system cost is lowered, because integrated hardware and software are less expensive, and because development and integration time is reduced.
  • Modular design improves cash flow.

Sealevel Distributed IO stack

Distributed I/O is generally where you have multiple processors and IO contolling different sections of an operation, and the processors share data with each other in order to coordinate the overall machine/process.


Advantech ADAM-5550KW_S

ADAM-5000 PC-based controllers, including the ADAM I/O series system, and ADAM-5560CE/KW Micro PAC, feature an Intel Atom D510 CPU along with control specific features such as watchdog timer, battery backup RAM and deterministic I/O.

ADAM-5560KW PC-based controllers support 5 standard IEC 61131-3 programming languages in CE 5.0. With the optional HMI Software and built-in VGA port, this modular remote IO can avoid using additional SCADA PC’s in their applications. This compact and powerful ADAM-5560KW Micro PAC is ideal for up to 224 I/O point applications.



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