Solutions to connect legacy systems to the Internet of Things
Does your PLC have an Ethernet port? If so, you are ready for IoT!
groov, the IoT system for Opto 22, is specifically designed to easily and quickly upgrade legacy industrial automation systems to allow remote control and monitoring with minimal changes to the existing hardware and IT infrastructures. groov can communicate with almost all existing PLCs and industrial devices with an Ethernet portgroov consists of
- a hardware device, groov box, to interact with your legacy Ethernet PLCs (PC based version available)
- a web-based tool to create your customised control panels, web interfaces and reporting dashboards
PLC without Ethernet port?
Even if your PLC does not have an Ethernet port, there are still several possibilities to connect your legacy application to an IoT system with minor changes. Brainboxes and ICP-DAS adapters can transform serial and I/O signals in ethernet data.
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