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How to activate your groov EPIC (video)
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Ready to start using your new GRV-EPIC-PR1, the groov EPIC Edge Programmable Industrial Controller? An EPIC can do so much more than a traditional controller. But first, you'll need to activate it. Once...more
Calling all Linux and IIoT developers...
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The Embedded Linux Conference North America is happening in San Diego,August 19 -23, 2019. Join us at the premier vendor-neutral conference for developers, the Embedded Linux Conference, combined with...more
Recognize your trusted automation suppliers
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Last chance to get your votes in for the annual Automation World Leadership in Automation survey. Every year as part of their Leadership in Automation program, Automation World magazine asks its readers...more
Opto 22 responds to inquiries regarding URGENT/11
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The recent announcement of security vulnerabilities discovered in the Wind River® VxWorks® IPnet TCP/IP stack has prompted questions from Opto 22 customers about what impact this discovery may have on...more
groov EPIC's Linux Operating System and Secure Shell (SSH) Access
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As you might have read in previous blog posts, groov EPIC runs a Linux-based operating system that supports a variety of programming and operating options, including optional secure shell (SSH) access...more
Start EPIC communication to your serial devices
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Learn how to set up, install, and communicate using a groov EPIC serial I/O module. Many industrial automation applications require communication between the controller and multiple serial devices. The...more
A discussion of open-source software and SCADA
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An Automation World podcast poses the question, "Is open-source software a good choice for SCADA?" A new podcast series, Automation World Gets Your Questions Answered, addresses questions submitted...more
I/O module quality indicator LED sheds light on system status
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New video workshop takes a closer look at the LED quality indicator on groov EPIC I/O modules. Are you seeing a yellow light on one of your groov EPIC I/O modules? This means that one or more of its...more
Add new animated graphics to your groov View HMI screens
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Take advantage of our all-new animated GIFs resource page and SVG image library. Are you building HMI screens to use with your groov EPIC (GRV-EPIC-PR1) or groov Edge Appliance (GROOV-AR1-BASE)? You'll...more
The Edge Unleashed at Ignition Discovery Day
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Attendees learned how to build a complete IIoT infrastructure for improved efficiency and real-time analytics. The Opto 22 Road Crew was in Tulsa, Oklahoma last month to take part in another Ignition...more
groov EPIC Premium Factory Training now offered in the Southeast U.S.
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OptoPartner and Distributor Advanced Control Solutions (ACS) now offers groov EPIC classes in their new OptoCertifed training facility located in Marietta, Georgia. Good news for those of you looking...more
Update available for your groov Box
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groov Admin update version 1.570.51 is available now. If you own or use a groov Edge Appliance (GROOV-AR1-BASE), we've got good news for you! A new groov Admin update has just been released. This new...more
Automation & IIoT Learning Center includes free Premium Factory Training
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Two complimentary seats (a $1990 value!) with your purchase of the groov EPIC Learning Center Start your control or industrial internet of things (IIoT) project today with the groov EPIC Learning...more
New video: How to connect groov EPIC to an HDMI touchscreen
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This video provides step-by-step instructions for adding an external touchscreen to the groov EPIC processor. Our video library continues to expand and we've just added another video to the groov workshop series: 
PAC Project Suite Updated
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New PAC Project version R10.2002 now available Take advantage of several fixes and improvements in this latest release of the PAC Project software suite, both Basic and Professional editions. 
groov I/O module status at a glance...
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New to groov EPIC or want to know what those multi-colored LEDs on the groov EPIC system indicate? You'll want to watch this short video that explains!
Watch and learn: another video added to Ignition Edge series
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Last week's new video showed you how to activate Ignition Edge on groov EPIC. This week brings another new video in the Ignition Edge series: Configure Ignition Edge's OPC-UA Server on groov EPIC.
A day of discovery with Ignition Edge and MQTT
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Join Opto 22 and Inductive Automation for Discovery Day 2019 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Opto 22 is partnering with Inductive Automation once again to present a new architecture that allows large enterprises...more
groov EPIC Security Series, Part 6: Linux Operating System and Repository
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The OS, or operating system, of groov EPIC is very different from traditional controllers. Instead of a proprietary OS, EPIC uses an open-source Linux® operating system. From a security standpoint, an ...more
New OptoVideo: How to activate Ignition Edge on groov EPIC
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We've just added a new video to our website video library: Activate Ignition Edge on groov EPIC.   This video introduces you to Ignition Edge software from Inductive Automation, one of several...more
Product Update: Terminal extender and thermistor input for groov EPIC
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The groov EPIC system adds a time-saving cable and groov I/O thermistor module.  GRV-TEX-26F6Would you like to save time and expense when installing or maintaining your field devices?  The new GRV-TEX...more
groov EPIC Security Series, Part 5: Encryption and Certificates
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Go on, admit it. At some point in your life you've written down a password on a piece of paper in clear text. Anybody walking by can simply glance at your note, and they'll know what your password is...more
Browse, watch, and learn with Opto 22's new website video library
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Now easily find videos you want to see. We think you'll like our redesigned Videos page on Opto22.com. We've learned you'd rather see our videos logically grouped together rather than search through a long list of titles.
groov EPIC Security Series, Part 4: User Accounts
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In this blog post, let’s take a closer look at user accounts on the groov EPIC system, and how you can improve your system security by giving users and services fine-grained access to applications...more