RTA releases InstantPLC chip

  • October 07, 2007
  • Real Time Automation, Inc.
RTA releases InstantPLC chip
RTA releases InstantPLC chip

October 7, 2007 - ISA Expo 2007 Houston Texas - Real Time Automation announces InstantPLC, a complete IEC 61131-3 controller on an IC chip with integrated industrial networking. InstantPLC enables manufacturers of industrial and process industry products to immediately embed an industrial controller in their products with Modbus, Modbus TCP, EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, and/or TCP industrial communications. IEC 61131-3 is the worldwide software standard for programming controllers and is supported by PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) and controls manufacturers worldwide. The InstantPLC supports all IEC 61131-3 languages including Ladder Logic (IL), Instruction List (IL), Structured Text (ST), Function Block (FB), and Sequential Function Chart (SFC). The initial offering is based on a 32 CPU with 8 Megabytes RAM, 4 Megabytes Flash memory, and optionally SD memory card support. Control system architectures are evolving into highly distributed systems and InstantPLC is leading the way with system devices for control applications. InstantPLC enables Engineers to add control to a wide range of products and applications never considered until now. InstantPLC solutions for OEM manufacturers, machine builders, and system integrators are delivered on chips, small circuit board modules, packaged add-on modules, and control bricks to meet any control requirement. “The increase in power and integration of processors now allows RTA to deliver more value to our OEM customers than has been possible in the past.”, commented John Rinaldi, president of Real Time Automation. InstantPLC solutions are delivered on chips, as small circuit board modules, or as packaged add-on modules. About Real Time Automation Since 1985 Real Time Automation has built an international reputation as a Leader in the Automation Industry with best in class OEM solutions including controls, EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, ProfiNet, ModbusTCP, AS Interface, and LonWorks, solutions. Real Times Automation's customers and partners include, GE, Siemens, Proctor and Gamble, Allen Bradley, and Conair, just to name a few. Products and solutions created by RTA are sold and used in more then twenty five different countries around the world. RTA’s staff of industrial communications experts have years of experience designing, debugging, testing, and taking products through conformance testing. This insures OEM customers get to market in a minimum amount of time to maximize sales of their products.

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