Real Time Automation, Inc. News & Articles

Five Recommendations for Reliable EtherNet/IP Control Systems

  • by John S. Rinaldi
  • September 15, 2021
  • Feature

The search for reliable, practical information on building EtherNet/IP subnetworks on Ethernet for factory floor manufacturing systems is over. This article was originally published in the Automation 2021: Control Systems Ebook.

Real Time Automation Announces Release of John S. Rinaldi's Book: The Everyman's Guide to EtherNet/IP: The Industry's Leading Automation Protocol

  • March 1, 2019
  • News

"It's the story of how and why EtherNet/IP was conceived and its rise to dominance in the automation world. It's also a real-world, hands-on handbook for the technology and how it relates to other technologies like Modbus TCP, PROFINET IO and the rest‚" says Rinaldi.

How Microsoft Is Leveraging OPC UA to Get an Irreplaceable Position in Your Factory

  • June 19, 2017
  • Feature

By John Rinaldi, Real Time Automation In their latest series of announcements, it’s clear that OPC UA is key to Microsoft’s strategy of entering and dominating the factory floor through its Azure cloud services.

How OPC UA Clients Discover Servers (Part 2)

  • by By John Rinaldi, Real Time Automation
  • December 15, 2015
  • Feature

By John Renaldi, Real Time Automation OPC UA Discovery has a very flexible and sophisticated mechanism for Client devices to find and identify Server devices. This article is the second of two articles that explain that how OPC UA Device Discovery works.

How OPC UA Clients Discover Servers (Part 3)

  • by By John Rinaldi, Real Time Automation
  • December 2, 2015
  • Feature

OPC UA created a more robust and flexible mechanism that works equally well on the factory floor with embedded devices as it does in the Enterprise with IT devices. This article is the first of two articles that explain that how OPC UA Device Discovery works.

Real Time Automation Gateways meet UUKL Smoke Certification

  • July 11, 2013
  • News

The products covered by UUKL are intended to be installed in conjunction with heating-ventilating-air conditioning (HVAC) equipment to form a system for controlling the flow of smoke in a building during a fire condition.