- June 29, 2020
- Rockwell Automation
June 30, 2020 —Rockwell Automation has announced the introduction of its VersaView 6300 family of Allen-Bradley industrial computers, which will be available starting August 2020. The launch of the VersaView 6300 family follows the May 2020 acquisition of ASEM S.p.A. and represents a considerable extension of the company’s capability for industrial PCs (IPC), human machine interface (HMI) and secure Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) remote access solutions.
Through the acquisition, Rockwell Automation has also added a Center of Excellence for R&D and manufacturing in Italy, and the ability to offer configurability and customization to its customers around the world. The products are specifically designed to withstand the conditions of industrial environments, including washdown applications in food processing and life sciences.
The first products to be made available will include an extensive range of monitors, box PCs, panel PCs, thin clients and remote connectivity products. Additional new product variants and customization options that will deepen the Rockwell Automation offering for industrial computing will be added over the coming year.
VersaView 6300 is part of the Rockwell Automation IIoT computing capability, delivering IIoT data to where decisions are made in smart devices, on machines and across the plant. VersaView 6300 helps improve productivity and efficiency in a Connected Enterprise, particularly at the visualization and data-aggregation point.
The VersaView 6300 family will enable Rockwell Automation to meet growing trends in IPC technology, including offering highly scalable panel PCs, such as the VersaView 6300P, that give machine builders greater flexibility in what can be accessed and managed from a screen. Meanwhile, as thin clients become a more appealing, secure and effective way of delivering content in a server-based computing architecture, the ThinManager ready design of VersaView 6300T thin clients offer a range of alternatives within the Rockwell Automation ecosystem. With configurable box PCs (VersaView 6300B) and remote access products rounding out the initial launch phase, Rockwell Automation has built out its capability to offer world-class IPC hardware to complement its renowned software offering.