Products for Standards

Kepware announces release of KEPServerEX version 6.3

  • Kepware

Included in the 6.3 release is the Keyence KV Ethernet driver, which enables KEYENCE PLC users to connect KV series PLCs to diverse devices and software applications, including OPC clients and IoT solutions.

AutomationDirect announces Ethernet/IP communication for Protos X line of field I/O

  • AutomationDirect
  • AutomationDirect

The Protos X "Xpansion" field I/O system is a modular system consisting of a Bus Coupler and its associated input/output terminals.

Moxa partners with Microsoft and OPC Foundation to release MC-1121 industrial-grade IoT gateway

  • Moxa Technologies Inc

Moxa’s MC-1121 Series IIoT gateways deliver user device data to the cloud with support for Microsoft’s OPC UA Publisher module. These IIoT gateways include a variety of interfaces to connect to Ethernet, serial, and I/O devices, and can be used in conjunction with Microsoft Connected Device Studio.

Integration Objects announces OPC Easy Archiver for automatic OPC data retrieval and archiving

  • Integration Objects

The OPC Easy Archiver supports Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2, MySQL, Microsoft Access databases, PostgreSQL, CSV flat files or any other database via OLEDB or ODBC providers. For example, it supports Cassandra DB ODBC access.

Elmo Motion Control introduces Inertial Platform Stabilization (IPS) solution

  • Elmo Motion Control

Used in commercial, industrial, agricultural, law enforcement and harsh environment applications, Elmo’s solutions can stabilize high-resolution cameras, observation systems, communication devices, satellite or ground mobile communication antennas, airplane Sat-Com internet and TV dishes, laser pods, etc.

Siemens announces software version 5.1 for Simotion motion control system

  • Siemens

With the Simosim simulation integrated into the engineering, users can now test their software without connecting any hardware. Program parts are optimized at an early stage of the development phase.

Hardy announces HI 6600 modual sensor systems for PROFIBUS-DP

  • Hardy Process Solutions

The HI 6600 series is designed to support weighing applications in process and packaging such as inventory management, blending, filling and checking.

Softing announces enhanced OPC Suite with REST Connector, NoSQL support

  • Softing Inc.

Softing’s dataFEED OPC Suite combines a full package of components for OPC and IoT cloud communication within a single product. In addition to the integrated REST interface, the MQTT gateway and OPC UA support enable integration of legacy and new controllers into cloud solutions such as Microsoft Azure or IBM Bluemix.

Hardy Process Solutions launches Hardy E-Scale bench scale series

  • Hardy Process Solutions

Hardy E-Scales are designed for dry food processing, laboratory and industrial installations. Applications include piece count and portion control, minor ingredients or hand-add applications, small batch reactor applications for chemical/biochemical, machine filling and dispensing, conveyer scales and more.

GE Digital announces updated version of Asset Performance Management software suite

  • GE Digital

This suite of solutions, which includes Machine & Equipment Health, Reliability Management, Compliance and Integrity Management, and Asset Strategy Optimization, is a set of software applications that use data and analytics designed to improve the reliability and availability of industrial assets, minimize total cost of ownership, improve safety, and reduce operational risks.