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HMS Industrial Networks Inc

HMS Industrial Networks introduces Modbus-to-KNX and Modbus-to-BACnet gateways
July 12, 2017

HMS Industrial Networks introduces Modbus-to-KNX and Modbus-to-BACnet gateways

The gateways enable industrial devices using Modbus to communicate on building systems using KNX or BACnet.

HMS Industrial Networks releases IXXAT PC interfaces for CAN FD
March 15, 2017

HMS Industrial Networks releases IXXAT PC interfaces for CAN FD

IXXAT CAN FD interfaces can be adapted to various applications. Depending on the version, the CAN FD interfaces offer up to two CAN FD and up to four CAN channels.

HMS Industrial Networks releases Anybus gateways for PROFINET IRT v2.3
February 28, 2017

HMS Industrial Networks releases Anybus gateways for PROFINET IRT v2.3

The versions allow machine builders and system integrators to connect any industrial device, machine or network to PROFINET IRT and comply with all the latest requirements of PROFINET specification v2.3 and onwards.

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HMS Report: Industrial Ethernet and wireless growing fast in 2017
February 21, 2017

HMS Report: Industrial Ethernet and wireless growing fast in 2017

Industrial Ethernet now accounts for 46% of the market (38 last year). Wireless technologies are also coming on strong, now at 6% (4) market share. Combined, industrial Ethernet and Wireless now account for 52% of the market, while fieldbuses are at 48%.

HMS introduces IXXAT CAN-IB 210/XMC and IXXAT CAN-IB 410/PMC CAN cards
January 05, 2017

HMS introduces IXXAT CAN-IB 210/XMC and IXXAT CAN-IB 410/PMC CAN cards

The XMC and PMC cards offer up to four CAN high-speed channels and support the CAN low-speed (fault tolerant) standard. Furthermore, the cards can also be extended with up to two LIN interfaces

HMS Industrial Networks releases EtherNet/IP to Modbus-TCP linking device
November 18, 2016

HMS Industrial Networks releases EtherNet/IP to Modbus-TCP linking device

The EtherNet/IP to Modbus-TCP Linking Device allows users to connect devices on Modbus-TCP to a Rockwell ControlLogix or CompactLogix PLC.

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HMS announces CC-Link IE communication module for Anybus CompactCom
November 14, 2016

HMS announces CC-Link IE communication module for Anybus CompactCom

Anybus CompactCom is a range of embedded communication interfaces which provides automation devices with connectivity to any industrial network – fieldbuses as well as industrial Ethernet.

HMS to offer Netbiter as part of eWON remote solutions
October 03, 2016

HMS to offer Netbiter as part of eWON remote solutions

Alongside eWON Cosy and Flexy, Netbiter will be one of the three main product lines within the eWON Remote Solutions offering, acquired earlier by HMS Industrial Networks.

HMS Industrial Networks introduces Anybus Wireless Bolt
September 16, 2016

HMS Industrial Networks introduces Anybus Wireless Bolt

The Anybus Wireless Bolt is a wireless access point designed to be mounted on a machine or cabinet to give it wireless access via WLAN, Bluetooth or Bluetooth Low Energy. This access makes it possible to do configuration via a regular tablet or smartphone.

HMS Industrial Networks announces acquisition of Intesis Software
August 02, 2016

HMS Industrial Networks announces acquisition of Intesis Software

HMS Industrial Networks AB has acquired all shares of the Spain-based company Intesis Software. Intesis offers communication gateway solutions and interfaces within the building automation field.

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July 11, 2016

HMS Industrial Networks announces acquisition of Intesis Software

Intesis was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Igualada, Spain, close to Barcelona. Intesis offers communication gateway solutions and interfaces within the building automation field.

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June 28, 2016

HMS announces IXXAT [email protected] NT 200 CAN-to-Ethernet gateway

One of the key features of the [email protected] NT - which is especially useful in e.g. building automation - is the ability to separate CAN networks that are distributed over large areas.

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Industrial Internet of Things Case Study: Drives commissioning from anywhere
June 01, 2016

Industrial Internet of Things Case Study: Drives commissioning from anywhere

To get access to their drives systems remotely, Newton Tesla had been looking for a remote management system for some time. They turned to Netbiter to establish a secure data tunnel to their PLCs

HMS Releases Protocol Software for Precise Time Synchronization
April 06, 2016

HMS Releases Protocol Software for Precise Time Synchronization

IEEE 802.1AS is an adapted version of the IEEE 1588 profile – specially designed for AVB and TSN systems (audio/video broadcasting and time sensitive networking).

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HMS introduces Anybus .NET gateways
March 02, 2016

HMS introduces Anybus .NET gateways

Anybus .NET gateways enable real-time data from industrial machinery to be presented to .NET-based IT applications.

HMS introduces Anybus SG-gateways for power grids
February 16, 2016

HMS introduces Anybus SG-gateways for power grids

SG-gateways enable communication between industrial devices running Modbus, PROFIBUS, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, or M-Bus and energy protocols (IEC61850 and IEC60870-5-104).

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EtherNet/IP leads Industrial network market shares
February 10, 2016

EtherNet/IP leads Industrial network market shares

HMS says Industrial Ethernet is growing faster than before and now accounts for 38% of the market. EtherNet/IP is in first place within industrial Ethernet globally.

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February 03, 2016

HMS Industrial Networks acquires eWON

eWON SA is a Belgian Manufacturer of innovative hardware and internet services that provide secure internet-based connectivity.

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HMS releases EtherNet/IP Linking Devices
November 13, 2015

HMS releases EtherNet/IP Linking Devices

Linking Devices for EtherNet/IP allow users to connect any serial, PROFIBUS or Modbus-TCP device to a Rockwell ControlLogix or CompactLogix PLC.

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HMS to supply Netbiter to Rockwell Automation
November 10, 2015

HMS to supply Netbiter to Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation will use Netbiter EasyConnect gateways as a hardware platform for remote monitoring of low-voltage and medium voltage drives.

New ways to interconnect the PROFI-world
September 09, 2015

New ways to interconnect the PROFI-world

By Markus Bladh, HMS Industrial Networks
According to our latest market research, PROFINET and PROFIBUS are two of the most dominant networks on the global market today. White paper shows how HMS products connect systems.

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Oxford school has online control of HVAC, water and lighting
August 26, 2015

Oxford school has online control of HVAC, water and lighting

Netbiter gateways connected to Rockwell PLCs control the different systems in the EF International Language Centre in Oxford, UK.

The road to Wireless - which wireless standard suits you best?
August 14, 2015

The road to Wireless - which wireless standard suits you best?

By Tom McKinney, HMS Industrial Networks
WiFi, Bluetooth or Zigbee? Here’s a review of the available short range wireless standards for industrial applications.

M-Bus sensors connect apartment building in Sweden
July 09, 2015

M-Bus sensors connect apartment building in Sweden

Processcomponent in Sweden used the Anybus M-Bus to Modbus-TCP gateway to quickly connect M-Bus sensors to the OptoEMU Energy Monitoring System.

HMS releases Profile Driver software packages
May 11, 2015

HMS releases Profile Driver software packages

Software can be embedded into a drive during development to allow connection to EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, and Profinet/Profibus.

HMS Netbiter EC350 certified for AT&T wireless 3G network
April 16, 2015

HMS Netbiter EC350 certified for AT&T wireless 3G network

The certification of Netbiter EC350 device will offer improved cellular network coverage in the USA, Canada and Mexico.

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HMS Anybus CompactCom certified for PROFINET 2.31
March 14, 2015

HMS Anybus CompactCom certified for PROFINET 2.31

Anybus CompactCom 40-series passed certification for PROFINET Version 2.31, certified for use with the highest conformance class (C) as well as the highest netload class (III).

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HMS releases INpact Ethernet interface card
March 04, 2015

HMS releases INpact Ethernet interface card

INpact lets PCs connect to EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, PROFINET IRT/RT, Powerlink and standard TCP/IP.

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HMS releases Anybus M-Bus to Modbus TCP gateway
February 26, 2015

HMS releases Anybus M-Bus to Modbus TCP gateway

Gateway enables M-Bus data from measuring devices to be monitored from Modbus-TCP networks.

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HMS ranks Industrial networks
January 22, 2015

HMS ranks Industrial networks

PROFIBUS is number one but PROFINET and EtherNet/IP are catching up.

HMS adds EtherNet/IP to Netbiter
December 11, 2014

HMS adds EtherNet/IP to Netbiter

Netbiter now allows automation devices using EtherNet/IP to be monitored and controlled via the web.

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December 11, 2014

HMS delivers 3,000,000th Anybus module to Bosch Rexroth

Bosch Rexroth uses Anybus modules mainly to connect welding and tightening controllers to the various control systems used in automation technology.

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HMS development centers offer customized solutions
December 03, 2014

HMS development centers offer customized solutions

Local development centers will help customers get customized solutions for industrial network connectivity, machine communication, wireless solutions, integrated safety and remote management.

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HMS adds wireless gateways from u-blox/connectBlue
December 01, 2014

HMS adds wireless gateways from u-blox/connectBlue

After the acquisition of the wireless gateways from u-blox/connectBlue in September, HMS Industrial Networks can now present an expanded suite of Anybus Wireless Bridge products for connecting industrial devices wirelessly.

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HMS introduces IXXAT Econ 100 embedded PC
November 26, 2014

HMS introduces IXXAT Econ 100 embedded PC

Econ 100 combines the machine control expertise from IXXAT with the fieldbus and industrial Ethernet capabilities including CANopen, EtherCAT, Powerlink, PROFINET and EtherNet/IP.

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HMS Industrial Networks adds EtherNet/IP to Netbiter gateway
November 13, 2014

HMS Industrial Networks adds EtherNet/IP to Netbiter gateway

By connecting a Netbiter EasyConnect 300-series gateway, users of EtherNet/IP-based equipment can do maintenance from any location.

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HMS adds expansion board to IXXAT Econ 100 PC
November 04, 2014

HMS adds expansion board to IXXAT Econ 100 PC

The expansion card offers a slot for HMS Anybus CompactCom modules, a serial interface and 512 MB NVRAM.

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HMS announces Anybus BACnet to Modbus gateway
October 01, 2014

HMS announces Anybus BACnet to Modbus gateway

The gateway handles conversion between Modbus (RTU, ASCII, and TCP) and BACnet/IP and makes each connected Modbus device appear as a BACnet compliant device on the BACnet network.

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HMS introduces Anybus CompactCom for Common Ethernet
September 22, 2014

HMS introduces Anybus CompactCom for Common Ethernet

CompactCom makes it possible for device manufacturers to download PROFINET, EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP or Ethernet POWERLINK to standardized Ethernet hardware.

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HMS expands Netbiter Remote Management services
September 09, 2014

HMS expands Netbiter Remote Management services

The services enable both quick connection to a single remote machine, as well as advanced projects including multiple installations and users.

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One platform – all networks
August 25, 2014

One platform – all networks

With an Anybus CompactCom gain access to any fieldbus or industrial Ethernet network with one development project.

CAN FD challenges fieldbuses and industrial Ethernet in special purpose machinery
May 28, 2014

CAN FD challenges fieldbuses and industrial Ethernet in special purpose machinery

By Thomas Waggershauser, HMS Industrial Networks
The growing demands in the number of nodes, transfer rates, and cycle times lead to bottlenecks that the limitations of classic CAN (8 data bytes and 1 Mbit/s data rate) cannot fulfil: CAN FD significantly extends the usable data rate and usable data length.

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HMS Industrial Networks upgrades Anybus X-gateways
May 01, 2014

HMS Industrial Networks upgrades Anybus X-gateways

Enhancements include a USB interface, a smaller housing, and connectivity to CC-Link IE Field.

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New Anybus X-gateway Design
April 28, 2014

New Anybus X-gateway Design

New Anybus X-gateway makes it easier to set up communication between industrial networks

HMS releases Anybus CompactCom 40-Series communication modules
April 07, 2014

HMS releases Anybus CompactCom 40-Series communication modules

CompactCom 40-series connects devices to EtherCAT, POWERLINK, EtherNet/IP, PROFINET and PROFIBUS.

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HMS introduces Netbiter Remote Access
April 02, 2014

HMS introduces Netbiter Remote Access

Remote access allows users to employ their usual PLC configuration software such as Rockwell RSlogix or Siemens TIA Portal, just as if they were connected to the machine on site.

Netbiter now with Remote Access
February 27, 2014

Netbiter now with Remote Access

Netbiter® EC350, a new and powerful 3G/Ethernet communication gateway with new “Remote Access” feature from HMS.

HMS releases Anybus CompactCom 40 Powerlink network interface
February 26, 2014

HMS releases Anybus CompactCom 40 Powerlink network interface

Anybus CompactCom 40-series products provide Ethernet Powerlink connectivity for industrial devices.

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HMS releases CAN-IB 500 and  CAN-IB 600 interface cards
January 30, 2014

HMS releases CAN-IB 500 and CAN-IB 600 interface cards

Cards have up to two CAN interfaces, which can be operated in either CAN or CAN FD modes. Galvanic isolation of the channels is optionally available.

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Dynagen uses Netbiter to remotely monitor gensets & compressors
November 22, 2013

Dynagen uses Netbiter to remotely monitor gensets & compressors

In this video case study, Dynagen, a Canadian control panel manufacturer, explains how they use Netbiter to remotely monitor gensets, pumps, compressors etc. in the field.

VRTX uses Netbiter to remotely monitor water treatment systems
November 22, 2013

VRTX uses Netbiter to remotely monitor water treatment systems

In this video case study, Carl Steffen, Engineering Services Manager at VRTX Technologies, San Antonio, TX, explains how they use Netbiter to remotely monitor their water treatment systems.

HMS introduces IXXAT Safe IEC 61508-based communications solutions
October 29, 2013

HMS introduces IXXAT Safe IEC 61508-based communications solutions

With IXXAT Safe, HMS offers a product family under the IXXAT brand for fast, cost-effective implementation of safe communications solutions for Profinet and Ethernet/IP.

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HMS releases CM CANopen module for Siemens PLCs
October 09, 2013

HMS releases CM CANopen module for Siemens PLCs

The CM CANopen module enables users of the SIMATIC S7-1200 PLC to integrate CANopen devices into their automation systems.

HMS to sell CAN repeaters under IXXAT brand
September 04, 2013

HMS to sell CAN repeaters under IXXAT brand

The CAN repeaters are offered under HMS’s recently acquired IXXAT brand and enable machine builders and system integrators to use extended CAN topologies including tree or star topologies.

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Nagel Precision connects honing machines to networks
June 28, 2013

Nagel Precision connects honing machines to networks

Nagel Precision in the U.S. uses EtherNet/IP and Anybus X-gateways to connect their honing machines to any industrial network.

HMS updates Anybus Configuration Manager
April 24, 2013

HMS updates Anybus Configuration Manager

The Windows-based software tool allows users to easily configure nodes on a CANopen network and set up how they want these nodes to communicate with another industrial network.

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April 9, 2013

Remote management for power generators

We log into the Netbiter Argos data center and show hands-on how to supervise and control a couple of remote power generators.

March 27, 2013

How to set up RSS feeds for Netbiter Argos alarms

How to get continuously updated alarms as a complement to e-mail and SMS notifications.

March 20, 2013

Introduction to connecting industrial networks

A perfect webinar if you are a system integrator or machine builder and want to learn more about creating connections between different industrial networks and technologies.

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HMS to supply Netbiter to Crouzet
February 25, 2013

HMS to supply Netbiter to Crouzet

Crouzet will use Netbiter as a remote management solution for their Millenium 3 Smart PLCs, allowing users access to data on field equipment over the web.

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January 24, 2013

SVIA connects robot cells to any industrial network

SVIA in Sweden uses Anybus X-gateways to connect their DeviceNet-based robot cells to any network that their customers are using.

HMS introduces Anybus NP40 network processor
November 12, 2012

HMS introduces Anybus NP40 network processor

Anybus NP40 handles communication between an industrial device and any industrial network, including all major Industrial Ethernet and Fieldbus networks, such as PROFINET, EtherCAT and Sercos III.

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HMS expands Anybus CompactCom modules
October 08, 2012

HMS expands Anybus CompactCom modules

CompactCom embedded communication solutions now provide devices with connectivity to any industrial network, including high-end industrial Ethernet and fieldbus applications.

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HMS adds M12 connectors to Anybus CompactCom modules
September 12, 2012

HMS adds M12 connectors to Anybus CompactCom modules

Network modules available with M12 connectors include PROFIBUS, PROFINET, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP and EtherCAT.

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HMS releases PROFINET Anybus X-gateways
July 25, 2012

HMS releases PROFINET Anybus X-gateways

The X-gateways can connect PROFIBUS and CANopen to PROFINET IRT Fiber Optics, and ControlNet, EtherNet/IP and DeviceNet to PROFINET IRT with copper cabling.

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HMS delivers the two-millionth Anybus module
June 25, 2012

HMS delivers the two-millionth Anybus module

The product was shipped to Atlas Copco Tools in Sweden who needed to connect one of their control systems to EtherNet/IP.

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HMS releases M-Bus gateway
May 28, 2012

HMS releases M-Bus gateway

M-Bus (Meter-Bus) is used in buildings to connect electricity meters, gas meters, water meters or other types of consumption meters.

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HMS connects Chinese subway line
April 25, 2012

HMS connects Chinese subway line

Guangzhou Metro Line in China connected various monitoring equipment to ControlNet using solutions from Rockwell Automation and the Anybus Communicator from HMS Industrial Networks.

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Putting industrial applications on the cloud
March 15, 2012

Putting industrial applications on the cloud

Automation.com, March 2012

By Henrik Arleving, HMS Industrial Networks

What is meant by cloud computing; how will it affect users of industrial applications, and what are the advantages over conventional alternatives? These are some of the questions answered in this whitepaper.

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HMS offers Netbiter for free
March 08, 2012

HMS offers Netbiter for free

Customers now have free access to the Netbiter Argos remote management service, available in nine languages.

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Eaton monitors its UPSes remotely using Netbiter
January 26, 2012

Eaton monitors its UPSes remotely using Netbiter

Through the HMS Netbiter Argos web interface, Eaton and its customers have web-based access to all UPS parameters.

HMS Industrial Networks joins Mitsubishi Electric Alliance
December 07, 2011

HMS Industrial Networks joins Mitsubishi Electric Alliance

HMS Industrial Networks joined Mitsubishi Electric Europe’s [email protected] Alliance as a new partner.

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HMS announces partner program
November 23, 2011

HMS announces partner program

The program targets system integrators, machine builders and other companies wishing to include Anybus gateways and Netbiter remote management solutions in their offering.

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HMS starts green automation initiative
November 22, 2011

HMS starts green automation initiative

Industrial networks play a major role in the implementation of control strategies for energy optimization on the plant floor.

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HMS puts Netbiter in the cloud
November 14, 2011

HMS puts Netbiter in the cloud

The Netbiter remote management solution enables users to monitor and control machinery such as power generators, tanks, wind turbines and building applications from a standard web browser.

HMS announces cloud-based Netbiter for remote management
September 26, 2011

HMS announces cloud-based Netbiter for remote management

Netbiter remote management enables users to monitor and control machinery such as power generators, tanks, wind turbines, building applications and base stations from a standard web browser.

HMS releases Anybus CompactCom for BACnet/IP
August 31, 2011

HMS releases Anybus CompactCom for BACnet/IP

The Anybus CompactCom module acts as a server (B-ASC) on the BACnet/IP network. It is about the size of a compact flash card.

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HMS expands Anybus Communicator CAN
August 29, 2011

HMS expands Anybus Communicator CAN

Anybus Communicator CAN now enables communication between any industrial device with a CAN interface and 11 major fieldbus and industrial Ethernet networks.

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HMS Industrial Networks releases Anybus Communicator CAN
July 05, 2011

HMS Industrial Networks releases Anybus Communicator CAN

The gateway enables communication between any industrial device with a CAN interface and industrial networks such as Profibus, Profinet, DeviceNet, EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT or CANopen.

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HMS releases Anybus CompactCom for BACnet/IP
June 27, 2011

HMS releases Anybus CompactCom for BACnet/IP

Anybus CompactCom can be embedded into air conditioning equipment, pumps, ventilation devices etc. in order to enable communication with the BACnet/IP network.

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HMS releases 2-port Anybus Modbus TCP module
June 02, 2011

HMS releases 2-port Anybus Modbus TCP module

2-port version reduces the need for expensive external switches and cuts down on factory wiring since the module comes with a built-in switch of its own.

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HMS introduces Anybus Wireless Bridge
May 26, 2011

HMS introduces Anybus Wireless Bridge

Anybus Wireless Bridge makes it possible to connect industrial devices running Profinet, EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP, over a wireless connection.

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HMS introduces Anybus X-gateway for Modbus TCP
April 27, 2011

HMS introduces Anybus X-gateway for Modbus TCP

The gateway enables communication between Modbus TCP and PLC networks on Profibus, DeviceNet and EtherNet/IP.

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HMS releases 2-port version of Anybus CompactCom for Modbus TCP
March 28, 2011

HMS releases 2-port version of Anybus CompactCom for Modbus TCP

The 2-port Modbus TCP module includes an integrated switch that makes it possible to build networks in daisy chain rather than connecting all devices through an external switch.

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Genzyme monitors 50,000 SCADA points with HMS Anybus Communicator
March 02, 2011

Genzyme monitors 50,000 SCADA points with HMS Anybus Communicator

Using about 30 HMS Anybus gateways, Genzyme converts serial and ASCII data from centrifuges, pH-meters and balances and sends it over Ethernet or Profibus to the central SCADA.

HMS introduces CANopen Anybus X-gateway
February 24, 2011

HMS introduces CANopen Anybus X-gateway

The gateway transfers data from the PLC on the Profinet side to the CANopen devices, while also transferring data from the devices on the CANopen side to the PLC on the Profinet side.

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HMS introduces EtherNet/IP and CANopen Anybus X-gateway
January 26, 2011

HMS introduces EtherNet/IP and CANopen Anybus X-gateway

X-gateway enables system integrators to easily transfer I/O data between automation devices on EtherNet/IP and CANopen.

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December 14, 2010

HMS Industrial Networks becomes Profinet Competence Center

In addition to providing user support HMS plans to specialize in helping device manufacturers add PROFINET to their products.

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HMS Industrial Networks releases CANopen X-gateways
November 23, 2010

HMS Industrial Networks releases CANopen X-gateways

The Anybus X-gateway series connects CANopen networks with 10 other fieldbus and industrial Ethernet networks

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HMS Industrial Networks adds Rockwell DF1 serial protocol
October 21, 2010

HMS Industrial Networks adds Rockwell DF1 serial protocol

HMS has added support for DF1 communication into the entire range of Anybus Communicator gateways.

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HMS expands CANopen X-gateway Family
October 21, 2010

HMS expands CANopen X-gateway Family

HMS adds 10 Anybus X-gateways to connect CANopen networks with 10 other fieldbus and industrial Ethernet networks.

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FLSmidth communicates with its Electrostatic Precipitator
October 19, 2010

FLSmidth communicates with its Electrostatic Precipitator

FLSmidth used an HMS communication system to inform their users of the status of air pollution control equipment.

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HMS adds Rockwell DF1 protocol support to Anybus gateway
August 26, 2010

HMS adds Rockwell DF1 protocol support to Anybus gateway

Anybus Communicator gateways now support the Rockwell Automation DF1 protocol to fieldbus and Industrial Ethernet networks.

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August 03, 2010

HMS provides communication interfaces to Baldor

HMS embedded Mint Lite Anybus capability is now being fitted on all of Baldor's MicroFlex e100 and MotiFlex e100 drives.

HMS adds CAN 2.0A Gateway to ET200S
July 06, 2010

HMS adds CAN 2.0A Gateway to ET200S

Typical applications include machines and automation systems where CAN or CANopen enabled devices are used in combination with Siemens PLCs.

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HMS Industrial Networks
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HMS announces 2-Port EtherNet/IP Plug-in-Module
May 27, 2010

HMS announces 2-Port EtherNet/IP Plug-in-Module

EtherNet/IP module with integrated switch reduces infrastructure cost and eliminates the need for external switches.

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Protocol Converter
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HMS Industrial Networks
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EtherNet/IP, Industrial Networks
HMS adds CompoNet to Anybus CompactCom
May 27, 2010

HMS adds CompoNet to Anybus CompactCom

Anybus-CC communication module provides device manufacturers with a fast and easy way to connect their automation devices to CompoNet.

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HMS Industrial Networks
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Industrial Networks
HMS releases Profibus to Modbus-TCP Anybus X-gateway
May 04, 2010

HMS releases Profibus to Modbus-TCP Anybus X-gateway

The X-gateway is a configurable stand-alone gateway that allows plant-floor devices on a Profibus network to communicate with the devices on a Modbus-TCP network and vice versa.

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HMS announces 2-port EtherNet/IP communication module
April 26, 2010

HMS announces 2-port EtherNet/IP communication module

The 2-port version allows EtherNet/IP real-time communication with bus or ring topologies.

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Network Switches
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HMS Industrial Networks
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Anybus® Gateway -  Ethernet Modbus-TCP Slave to Modbus RTU Master
March 29, 2010

Anybus® Gateway - Ethernet Modbus-TCP Slave to Modbus RTU Master

The Anybus Modbus TCP/RTU Gateway can be used to connect a Modbus/TCP master to one or several Modbus/RTU slaves. The transparent Modbus TCP/RTU gateway will act as a Modbus/TCP slave on an Ethernet network, and transform the queries to the Serial Modbus network, and send back the Modbus/RTU slave response to the Modbus/TCP master.

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Anybus® X-gateway™  Profinet IO Device  to DeviceNet Scanner
March 29, 2010

Anybus® X-gateway™ Profinet IO Device to DeviceNet Scanner

The Anybus X-gateway Profinet IO Device (Slave) to DeviceNet Scanner is a configurable stand-alone gateway that allows plant-floor devices on the Profinet network to communicate with the devices on the DeviceNet network. Typical applications are installations with mixed automation suppliers (i.e. Siemens and Rockwell); such as automobile manufacturing plants where DeviceNet based segments need to be integrated into industrial Ethernet based control applications with Profinet-IO real time protocol.

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Anybus® X-gateway™  Profibus Slave to DeviceNet Scanner
March 29, 2010

Anybus® X-gateway™ Profibus Slave to DeviceNet Scanner

The Anybus X-gateway Profibus Slave to DeviceNet Scanner is a configurable stand-alone gateway that allows plant-floor devices on the Profibus network to communicate with the devices on the DeviceNet network. Typical applications are installations with mixed automation suppliers (i.e. Siemens and Rockwell); such as automobile manufacturing plants where Profibus based segments need to be integrated into DeviceNet based control applications.

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Anybus® X-gateway™  DeviceNet Adapter to Profibus Master
March 29, 2010

Anybus® X-gateway™ DeviceNet Adapter to Profibus Master

The Anybus X-gateway DeviceNet Adapter to Profibus Master is a configurable stand-alone gateway that allows plant-floor devices on the Profibus network to communicate with the devices on the DeviceNet network. Typical applications are installations with mixed automation suppliers (i.e. Siemens and Rockwell); such as automobile manufacturing plants where DeviceNet based segments need to be integrated into Profibus based control applications.

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Anybus® X-gateway™  EtherNet/IP Adapter to Profibus Master
March 29, 2010

Anybus® X-gateway™ EtherNet/IP Adapter to Profibus Master

The Anybus X-gateway EtherNet/IP Adapter to Profibus Master is a configurable stand-alone gateway that allows plant-floor devices on the Profibus network to communicate with the devices on the EtherNet/IP network. Typical applications are installations with mixed automation suppliers (i.e. Siemens and Rockwell); such as automobile manufacturing plants where Profibus based segments need to be integrated into industrial Ethernet based control applications using EtherNet/IP.

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Anybus® Communicator™  Ethernet Serial Gateway
March 29, 2010

Anybus® Communicator™ Ethernet Serial Gateway

Anybus Communicator gateway family can connect almost any automation device with a serial communication interface to fieldbus and industrial Ethernet networks. The Communicator performs an intelligent conversion between the serial protocol of the automation device and the chosen industrial network.

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Anybus® Communicator™  Profibus Serial Gateway
March 29, 2010

Anybus® Communicator™ Profibus Serial Gateway

Anybus Communicator gateway family can connect almost any automation device with a serial communication interface to fieldbus and industrial Ethernet networks. The Communicator performs an intelligent conversion between the serial protocol of the automation device and the chosen industrial network.

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Anybus® CompactCom™  Profinet 2-port plug-in module
March 29, 2010

Anybus® CompactCom™ Profinet 2-port plug-in module

Anybus CompactCom is a family of embedded interchangeable plug-in communication modules supporting 14 fieldbus, industrial Ethernet, serial and wireless communication standards.

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HMS Industrial Networks
Anybus®-S EtherNet/IP™ / Modbus-TCP 2-port interface
March 29, 2010

Anybus®-S EtherNet/IP™ / Modbus-TCP 2-port interface

The new EtherNet/IP module with integrated 2-port switch is the latest addition to the Anybus-S family. The new 2-port version allows EtherNet/IP real-time communication with line or ring topologies and eliminates the need for expensive external switches. The module provides instant integration in any Ethernet based LAN via SMTP, FTP, Telnet, HTTP as well as EtherNet/IP and/or Modbus/TCP. Additional protocols can be implemented on top of TCP/IP or UDP using the transparent socket interface.

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Anybus®-IC DeviceNet™ Chip Solution
March 29, 2010

Anybus®-IC DeviceNet™ Chip Solution

The Anybus-IC DeviceNet is a very small certified communication interface fitting into a standard DIL-32 chip socket. Anybus-IC is ideal for industrial automation devices where size, connector flexibility and simplicity are the decisive factors. Anybus-IC can be used with various network connectors such as M12 or screw terminals which makes it an easy solution for devices that are used in harsh industrial environments.

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HMS Industrial Networks announces Profinet Gateways
March 02, 2010

HMS Industrial Networks announces Profinet Gateways

X-gateway enables integration of existing Profibus, Interbus or CANopen fieldbus networks into Profinet based network segments.

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HMS releases Anybus-IC single chip CANopen interface
February 28, 2010

HMS releases Anybus-IC single chip CANopen interface

The module is a tiny but powerful embedded single-chip CANopen interface, which is certified by the CAN user organization for conformance to the CANopen standard.

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Media Converter
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HMS expands Profinet Gateway products
February 01, 2010

HMS expands Profinet Gateway products

Three X-gateway models enable easy integration of existing Profibus, Interbus or CANopen fieldbus networks into Profinet based network segments.

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Traffic signs in Norway use Profibus
January 26, 2010

Traffic signs in Norway use Profibus

Scandisign, a supplier of LED-based traffic signs, used an Anybus-IC from HMS to connect to Profibus and then Ethernet/Modbus.

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HMS adds SERCOS III support
November 29, 2009

HMS adds SERCOS III support

The Anybus-CC module contains a complete SERCOS III slave interface according to the FSP IO profile. The module is about the size of a compact flash card

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Media Converter
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Sercos Automation Bus, Industrial Networks
HMS introduces CANopen module for Siemens ET200S
November 18, 2009

HMS introduces CANopen module for Siemens ET200S

1SI CANopen extension module provides CANopen connectivity to the SIMATIC ET200S distributed I/O system, allowing integration of CANopen devices into the Siemens automation architecture.

HMS Industrial Networks announces J1939 to Profibus gateway
November 11, 2009

HMS Industrial Networks announces J1939 to Profibus gateway

Gateway enables a Profibus-DP Master to read and write J1939 network data for control and monitoring tasks.

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HMS adds Anybus-S to PROFINET-IRT interface
October 15, 2009

HMS adds Anybus-S to PROFINET-IRT interface

Anybus-S for Profinet embedded communication module combines a Profinet interface with IRT functions according to the Class C standard.

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HMS Industrial Networks releases Anybus Communicator
July 27, 2009

HMS Industrial Networks releases Anybus Communicator

Anybus Communicator intelligent protocol converter connects up to 31 serial Modbus devices to Profibus.

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HMS introduces Anybus RemoteCom
July 13, 2009

HMS introduces Anybus RemoteCom

Anybus RemoteCom allows remote supervision and control of automation devices over Ethernet, Internet, LANs, GSM, GPRS and telephone modems.

HMS Networks ships one millionth Anybus module
May 18, 2009

HMS Networks ships one millionth Anybus module

Anybus technology, a family of interchangeable communication modules, was launched in 1995. The one millionth Anybus module has rolled off the production line.

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HMS releases OPC Server for Anybus X-gateways
April 16, 2009

HMS releases OPC Server for Anybus X-gateways

Server connects PC based OPC-Client applications through standard Ethernet networks and the X-gateway to all major fieldbus networks.

HMS Industrial Networks introduces Anybus RemoteCom
November 11, 2008

HMS Industrial Networks introduces Anybus RemoteCom

Anybus RemoteCom is equipped with an internal web server for remote access of device data including logged data and trend graphs.

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HMS introduces Anybus-IC single-chip Profinet IO interface
September 25, 2008

HMS introduces Anybus-IC single-chip Profinet IO interface

Anybus-IC has an integrated fast Ethernet controller and a full featured Profinet IO device software stack.

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May 13, 2008

HMS Industrial Networks expands EtherCAT Gateways

HMS released 19 new EtherCAT gateways that allow EtherCAT devices to communicate with fieldbus or industrial Ethernet.

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HMS expands, moves into new headquarters
March 20, 2008

HMS expands, moves into new headquarters

HMS reported net sales of 29.4 M€, hired 20 new employees, started a second shift, and moved its headquarters into a new facility.

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HMS announces X-Gateway for EtherNet/IP to Profibus
October 01, 2007

HMS announces X-Gateway for EtherNet/IP to Profibus

X-gateway allows plant-floor devices on the Profibus network to communicate with devices on the EtherNet/IP network

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Network Switches
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HMS adds EtherCAT to Anybus modules
April 17, 2007

HMS adds EtherCAT to Anybus modules

The EtherCAT module is based on Beckhoff's EtherCAT technology and contains all protocol functions including the CANopen-based application layer for process data (PDO) and parameter data (SDO) communication functions.

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HMS Adds Support for PROFINET  into the Anybus Technology
April 13, 2006

HMS Adds Support for PROFINET into the Anybus Technology

HMS will complement its family of interchangeable Anybus communications modules with embedded interfaces for PROFINET with IRT. The PROFINET Real Time communication interface from HMS just passed certification and is among the first certified PROFINET devices worldwide. PROFINET with IRT will be the latest contribution to the Anybus® family.

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HMS Industrial Networks New Fieldbus Gateways Interconnect Almost Any Two Industrial Networks
October 12, 2004

HMS Industrial Networks New Fieldbus Gateways Interconnect Almost Any Two Industrial Networks

The AnyBus-X Gateway family is a new product line consisting of over 120 different gateways designed to connect almost every possible combination of two industrial networks. The product family supports 15 different Fieldbus networks including Modbus RTU and Modbus/TCP. Due to equipment upgrades and plant expansions, [...]

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