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The Art of the Possible: Clarify
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Explore the open automation ecosystem in this new monthly series, beginning with Clarify’s time-series visualization platform. Last year, Opto 22 had the opportunity to showcase some amazing partner...more
Why Consider Energy Monitoring?
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Monitoring energy use is a simple first step to decreasing costs and improving operations. A manager usually doesn’t approve a major expenditure without a detailed accounting of where the money is spent....more
The Evolution of Control Systems
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Tune into this recent Manufacturing Hub podcast where Opto 22's Benson Hougland discusses how control systems have changed over time and what the future looks like. In today's world of industrial...more
Ready to write a CODESYS project?
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Use your PLC programming experience to program groov EPIC. Ready to write a control program for your groov EPIC, but not sure how to get started? With three options to write your control program–PAC...more
Measure live power and energy consumption
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Take a closer look at the new EPIC I/O  module (GRV-IVAPM-3) and get up to speed on how to install and configure it for your power monitoring applications. Hopefully, you caught the recent blog post that...more
New year, new OptoPartners
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Ringing in 2022 with some new additions to the OptoPartner program. As our network of system integrators continues to grow, we're looking forward to an exciting year of new projects and applications that...more
Important information about Log4Shell/Log4j (CVE-2021-44228)
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Which products are affected, and how to update your affected systems Opto 22 engineers have addressed the Log4Shell/Log4j vulnerability recently reported in news media this week. Firmware and software...more
2021 Holiday Greetings and End-of-year Schedule
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Seasons Greetings from Opto 22 as we look back on the year 2021. As we reflect on another year, we want to convey our deepest appreciation to all our customers, distributors, partners, and loyal Opto...more
OptoForums Top 5 for 2021
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Get a recap of the most searched topics and popular OptoForum posts of the year. Let’s take a look back at 2021 through the eyes of the OptoForums. You remember last year's top 5, right? For starters, we...more
Internet of Things TEDx Talk reaches milestone
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Benson Hougland's TEDx Talk on the Internet of Things and why it matters surpasses 1 million views. The term IoT (Internet of Things) is becoming more commonplace in the world of industrial automation...more
New Node-RED dashboard features in groov firmware 3.3
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Dashboard UI on integrated and HDMI displays, Dashboard-only user accounts, and login directly to the Dashboard! If you follow this blog closely you'll have seen the news that the groov family has had...more
Get your groov RIO 3.3 update
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In step with our recent groov EPIC 3.3 firmware release comes our groov RIO 3.3 firmware update. Ready to hear about new features included in our popular groov RIO edge I/O module? The recently...more
Two new groov EPIC I/O modules for power monitoring and universal I/O
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Learn about two new I/O modules just announced for the groov EPIC controller. Two highly anticipated groov EPIC modules are here: the 3-phase power monitoring module with 64 channels of data (!), and...more
New OptoPartner videos en Español
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New videos help you get to know Sincrón Diseño Electronico, Opto 22's long time partner in Colombia. OptoPartner and distributor Sincrón Diseño Electronico has recently developed a couple of exciting videos for our Spanish-speaking audience.
How to set up port redirection on groov EPIC
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Newly added in EPIC firmware 3.3.1 : manage unsecured devices on-prem or at remote sites through secure, on-demand connections. Last week in the OptoBlog, Ben Orchard shared an overview of what's...more
SNAP PAC to groov EPIC - is it time?
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Opto 22's updated technical note helps current SNAP PAC users decide if, when, and how to migrate to the newer groov EPIC system. Opto 22 customers have been relying on the SNAP PAC system for their...more
New groov EPIC firmware 3.3.1 is here
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Several highly requested features have been added to the latest firmware update for groov EPIC PR1 and PR2. Even with the Covid pandemic lingering on, our mostly remote team of software engineers at...more
MQTT & Sparkplug success stories
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A recent webinar hosted by the Eclipse Foundation highlights the power of MQTT with Sparkplug in industrial automation applications. As a member of the Eclipse Foundation's Sparkplug Working Group...more
CODESYS and groov EPIC in the real world
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Watch the "CODESYS in the field" presentation from the Fall 2021 CODESYS Tech Talk. In case you missed the Fall CODESYS Tech Talk virtual event, we have an important session to share with you. As an...more
groov RIO is a contender again
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The groov RIO MM2 has been announced as a finalist for Control Engineering magazine's annual awards program. It's that time of year again! Control Engineering just revealed their line up of new...more
How to configure SSL/TLS server certificates on groov devices
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Security certificates are critical tools for designing cybersecure automation systems, and they're easier to set up on your groov devices than you might think. Have you ever seen a warning message from...more
New video: Cybersecurity out of the box
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Watch and learn what it means to have a secure industrial controls system. Industrial automation has long been known to carry cybersecurity vulnerabilities at the levels of both technology and practice...more
Modern Wastewater: Perceptive Controls
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ICC 2021 Discover Gallery finalist, Perceptive Controls, talks about their continued success with the Waterford, MI Department of Public Works In February of this year, we looked at a pioneering MQTT...more
2 million views and counting
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Opto 22's YouTube channel is growing with more videos and subscribers. What started several years ago as a platform to host a few Opto 22 product videos has now reached a new milestone. The Opto 22...more
Get quick and affordable OEE data
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A recent webinar with Opto 22 technology partner Sepasoft demonstrates flexible MES solutions with groov RIO. In case you missed it, recorded sessions from last month's Sepasoft virtual conference are...more