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groov EPIC 1.5.0 is ready, and here's why you'll want to update
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groov EPIC firmware version 1.5.0 is available now and has several great new features and a few bug fixes. While our groov EPIC Readme file has all the technical details, here's a sweeping look at the...more
2019 Holiday Greetings, Recap & Schedule
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The end of 2019 is quickly approaching, and the Opto 22 team is once again preparing for the holidays. As we look back on 2019, it was another EPIC year that included exciting new features and changes...more
Using a serial to USB converter with groov EPIC
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This newly released video walks you through using a serial to USB converter with your groov EPIC PR1 controller. In our latest video, Applications Engineer Ben Orchard is back to give you step-by-step...more
Open source is the future of automation
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Opto 22 speaks up for open-source software. For this month’s IoT feature in Design World magazine, Opto 22 had the chance to weigh in on the value that open-source software brings to industrial...more
Find the IoT Certified OptoPartner you need
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Three more companies join the OptoPartner program to give you cutting-edge IIoT product solutions. Do you need help integrating, installing, or updating your Opto 22 system? An OptoPartner can help...more
Important news for PAC Control users
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If you are using PAC Control with either SNAP PACs or groov EPIC, please be aware of an urgent bug fix related to how the control engine configures PID loops. The issue affects: SNAP PAC firmware R10.0a...more
Stay up-to-date with SNAP PAC firmware R10.0h
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The latest SNAP PAC firmware release is now available for the SNAP PAC system. If you are using any of the following SNAP PAC system controllers or brains, you'll want to take a look at the new R10.0h...more
Attend Free Inductive Automation Discovery Day Seminar in Chicago
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Opto 22 is once again partnering with Inductive Automation for a free all-day seminar in downtown Chicago on November 19, 2019:Digital Transformation Made Easy with Ignition and MQTT: Learn how Combining IT & OT Empowers Innovation Within Your Enterprise
Get your October product news and updates
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What's new at Opto 22? We've had plenty to talk about this past month, so here's a recap of product, firmware, and software updates, as well as new groov I/O module releases! Learn about new groov EPIC...more
New VPN Client in groov EPIC simplifies remote equipment communications
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One of the new features in recent versions of the groov EPIC firmware (R1.4.0+) that hasn’t gotten much attention yet is the built-in virtual private network (VPN) client. I’m excited about it because...more
groov EPIC announced as a Finalist in the 2020 Engineers' Choice Awards
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Control Engineering magazine hosts its annual awards program, which highlights some of the best new control, instrumentation, and automation products. We're excited that Opto 22's groov EPIC (Edge...more
Riding out the storm with the groov EPIC system
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How one integrator used the remote connectivity in groov EPIC and groov View to save his systems from Midwest storms. Rainstorms have pounded Wisconsin this season, along with much of the Midwestern...more
A closer look at OptoTagPreserve
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First, OptoTagPreserve has been updated! If you are a fan of this useful utility program (as I am), be sure to download the latest version. If you're new to PAC Control, or haven't tried OptoTagPreserve, here is why you should take a closer look.
An EPIC case study in the oil and gas industry
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Learn how tech-based company netDNA automates water management for fracking and water transfer with the help of groov EPIC. In the oil and gas industry, technological advances like hydraulic...more
Top takeaways from the 2019 Ignition Community Conference
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Opto 22 engineers discuss the latest news and happenings from the annual Ignition Community Conference hosted by Inductive Automation. As an Ignition Onboard partner, Opto 22 was once again a part of...more
CODESYS Users Unite
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We hope to see you at one of three CODESYS Users Conferences Opto 22 will be attending and exhibiting at in October. You might recall one of our EPIC announcements earlier this year was adding more...more
Outside-in Journal: Training Day Part 3
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See what the final day of Opto 22's factory training looks like from the inside. As the resident engineer-in-training, I’ve taken on the job of communicating to the outside world what it looks like...more
New tech tip videos help you configure your groov EPIC
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Two new videos just added to the OptoU groov EPIC training series to help you with system configuration options. Have you visited training.opto22.com lately? The OptoU groov EPIC training series...more
Outside-In Journal: Training Day Part 2
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Step inside Opto 22 HQ again for day 2 of groov EPIC training. The Outside-In series brings you an outsider’s perspective into the way Opto 22 operates behind the scenes. Today, we’re back in Temecula,...more
Outside-In Journal: Training Day Part 1
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Documenting the journey from the outside world into the world of Opto: First in a series. After more than a decade as an automation engineer, I recently joined Opto 22’s marketing group. A few weeks...more
A local database server on your groov EPIC processor?
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In a recent blog post, Terry Orchard covered one of the programming options available on the groov EPIC: secure shell (SSH) access. If you’re familiar with Linux shell commands, you can use secure...more
groov EPIC Learning - You Have Options!
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Pick from three options to fit your time and budget. “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” — Benjamin Franklin
Making the switch: SNAP PAC to groov EPIC
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New technical note helps current SNAP PAC users decide if, when, and how to migrate to the new groov EPIC system. Opto 22 customers have been relying on the SNAP PAC system for their controls and...more
groov EPIC 1.4 means more Ignition
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The groov EPIC has always come pre-installed with Ignition Edge® by Inductive Automation® on board. Ignition Edge in the EPIC means you have OPC-UA drivers built in to communicate with other control...more