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Opto 22 Document

Your IoT Primer: Bridge the Gap between OT and IT

You've probably heard about the Internet of Things (IoT). But what is it, and how will it affect our businesses? This primer helps you understand the IoT and the significant challenges we face to...more

documents/white papers - 2184

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Opto 22 Document

Edge Computing in Industrial Automation

Successful industrial internet of things (IIoT) applications send data from systems that monitor and control the physical world to information technology (IT) data processing systems. There the data can...more

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Opto 22 Document

2017: State of the IIoT

The next industrial revolution, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), is happening now. This white paper summarizes the key IIoT trends from 2016, with predictions and recommendations for 2017 on: ...more

documents/white papers - 1767

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Opto 22 Document

Primer: I/O Solutions for Temperature Monitoring

This primer describes various temperature sensors such as RTDs, thermocouples, ICTDs, thermistors, and infrared sensors, and the Opto 22 solutions for using them.

documents/white papers - 2107

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Opto 22 Document

Using Commercial Off-the-Shelf Mobile Devices in Industrial Automation

"Russian Roulette" or the "New Normal"? Automation engineers heatedly debate the pros and cons of using standard COTS smartphones and tablets in industrial settings. Meanwhile...more

documents/white papers - 1785

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Opto 22 Document

Expanding Allen-Bradley Systems with Intelligent Remote I/O

This white paper explores a new way to expand Allen-Bradley PLC systems, adding functionality as well as additional I/O, with less strain on the central PLC and little programming.

documents/white papers - 1795

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Opto 22 Document

White Paper: Adding Process Control to a PLC-Based System

This white paper discusses the strengths of traditional programmable logic controller (PLC) systems and distributed control systems (DCSs). The paper weighs methods of adding process control to a PLC...more

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Opto 22 Document

White Paper: The Case for Intelligent Remote I/O

This white paper explores the use of intelligent remote I/O in industrial automation systems. Employing a distributed architecture, rather than centralized control, offers three advantages: minimizing...more

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Opto 22 Document

Building an HMI that Works: New Best Practices for Operator Interface Design

Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) are requiring a new standard in today’s automation industry. This white paper takes a look at the industry's new best practices for building an effective HMI. You'll...more

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Opto 22 Document

RFID: Beyond the Supply Chain

This white paper examines the use of RFID in industrial automation, process control, and manufacturing.

documents/white papers - 1993

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Opto 22 Document

Energy Monitoring for Profit: Introducing Demand Response

This white paper introduces the concept of demand response (DR) in energy management. DR offers an opportunity for industrial and commercial businesses to not just reduce energy costs, but also earn a...more

documents/white papers - 1914s

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Opto 22 Document

Automatización y La Red Inteligente (Smart Grid): Gestión de Energía

Automatizacion y La Red Inteligente (Smart Grid): Gestion de Energia is a white paper in Spanish. To read this white paper in English, see Form 1914, Automation and the Smart Grid: Energy Management Today.

documents/white papers - 1914

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Opto 22 Document

Automation and the Smart Grid: Energy Management Today

This white paper looks at the way electricity is produced in the United States today and the vision for a "Smart Grid" in the future. The paper also discusses specific ways that small and medium...more

documents/white papers - 1914p

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Opto 22 Document

Automação e a Rede Inteligente (Smart Grid): Gestão de Energia

Automacao e a Rede Inteligente (Smart Grid): Gestao de Energia is a white paper in Portuguese. To read this white paper in English, see Form 1914, Automation and the Smart Grid: Energy Management Today.

documents/white papers - 1905

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Opto 22 Document

Monitoring and Control of Multiple EtherNet/IP Control Groups

This white paper, written by N-TRON Corporation, explains network architecture for process control networks using EtherNet/IP. Allen-Bradley Logix PLCs, for example, communicate using this protocol...more

documents/white papers - 1897

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Opto 22 Document

Designing a Reliable Industrial Ethernet Network

This white paper, written by N-TRON Corporation, considers several issues involved in designing an Ethernet network for industrial automation, including: Choosing media (cable types) Configuring...more

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Opto 22 Document

Overcoming Concerns about Wireless PACs and I/O in Industrial Automation

This white paper discusses four concerns engineers may have when considering the use of wireless Ethernet for industrial automation: security, network performance and reliability, availability and cost...more

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Opto 22 Document

Understanding Programmable Automation Controllers (PACs) in Industrial Automation (Chinese)

This document is written in Chinese. This white paper describes the advent of the programmable automation controller (PAC) and its use in modern industrial applications. For additional white papers on PACs, see the Guide to PACs.

documents/white papers - 1785c

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Opto 22 Document

Expanding Allen-Bradley Systems with Intelligent Remote I/O (Chinese)

This document is written in Chinese. This white paper explores a new way to expand Allen-Bradley PLC systems, adding functionality as well as additional I/O, with less strain on the central PLC and little programming.

documents/white papers - 1736c

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Opto 22 Document

Software for Programmable Automation Controllers (Chinese)

This document is written in Chinese. This white paper explores some important features of programming software for a programmable automation controller (PAC). For additional white papers on PACs,  see About PACs.

documents/white papers - 1767c

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Opto 22 Document

I/O Solutions for Temperature Monitoring (Chinese)

This document is written in Chinese. This white paper describes various temperature sensors such as RTDs, thermocouples, ICTDs, thermistors, and infrared sensors, and the Opto 22 solutions for using them.

documents/white papers - 1634

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Opto 22 Document

Understanding Programmable Automation Controllers (PACs) in Industrial Automation

This white paper describes the advent of the programmable automation controller (PAC) and its use in modern industrial applications. For additional white papers on PACs, see the Guide to PACs.

documents/white papers - 1736

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Opto 22 Document

Software for Programmable Automation Controllers

This white paper explores some important features of programming software for a programmable automation controller (PAC). For additional white papers on PACs, see About PACs.