Indiana helps manufacturers optimize energy use

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A recent article featured in Control magazine outlines the project that brought together the state of Indiana and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Indiana is leading the way in advancing manufacturers to make Industry 4.0 quick, simple, and cost-effective. The state has launched a first-of-its-kind program to enable its manufacturing industries to become the Factories of the Future.

This unique energy project brought together many key players including Energy Systems Network (ESN), Emerging Manufacturing Collaboration Center (EMC2), Amazon Web Services (AWS), OptoPartner Feyen Zylstra, and even Opto 22.

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HiveMQ demo to feature groov RIO

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Opto 22 Tech Partner HiveMQ hosts an all-new webinar using MQTT technology with groov RIO.

Need to push IIoT data instantly and bi-directionally between your device and your enterprise systems? 

HiveMQ shows you how to efficiently move data across networks and cloud platforms with their MQTT broker and client-based messaging platform. Key features: high availability, security, real-time troubleshooting, and management tools. 

These are just a few of the reasons Opto 22 has partnered with HiveMQ for both groov EPIC and groov RIO products.

Want to see this technology in action?

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Node-RED Updates in groov EPIC 3.4

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See what’s new in the latest version of Node-RED included in groov EPIC 3.4 firmware.

With every groov firmware update we also include updates to the software our devices run, whether that’s groov View, Ignition, or Node-RED. The recent groov EPIC 3.4.0 update is no different! In this post, I’ll briefly go over some of the biggest updates to Node-RED, which has been bumped to v2.2.2. If you want to know more about the 3.4.0 groov EPIC firmware, check out Ben’s forum post.

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Big release news: groov EPIC 3.4 firmware is here

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Major release adds embedded OPC UA server, expanded MQTT/Sparkplug options, SNMP, Scratch Pad data access, and more

Everyone here at Opto is very excited to announce that the latest EPIC firmware update is now live.

Just as you update the OS on your phone to get the latest improvements in security, stability and performance, the OS on your groov EPIC is no different. It is after all, a quad core Linux computer, so updates are very important for the exact same reasons: security, stability, and performance.

And often these updates come with some cool new features. With this release, you’ll find several.

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Want to join our Opto 22 team?

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Opto 22 is currently recruiting for multiple engineering, technical documentation, and web developer positions.

Looking for a new career opportunity? Ready to work with enthusiastic, friendly, dedicated people who are passionate about what they do? Then consider joining Team Opto.

We’ve been in business for more than 45 years and financial stability is a cornerstone to our success. The company structure is flat, so there’s not a lot of management to slow things down. We run lean, frequently lead the way into new territory in the automation field, and everybody works together to get things done. 

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System integrators to network in Denver

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The annual CSIA Conference is back and takes a deep dive into “The Future of Work”

The annual CSIA Executive Conference is once again an in-person event. Join 500+ system integrators and industry partners in Denver, Colorado, June 27-30, 2022.

To help you navigate this (pandemic-influenced) new world, the 2022 CSIA Executive Conference will take a deep dive into “The Future of Work.” From keynote presentations to panel discussions to one-on-one networking, you’ll discover how thought leaders, industry experts, and most importantly, your peers are addressing these challenges.

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Launching a Nationwide Equipment Network

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ALTA Refrigeration achieves faster, easier product development and servicing with groov EPIC and MQTT.

What’s the secret to providing superior service and staying competitive in a changing market? Over ten years, ALTA Refrigeration transformed itself from a custom engineering services company into a scalable industrial equipment manufacturer. Read their case study.

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¡Somos Distribuidores Opto 22! – Síncron Diseño Electrónico

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¡ En Síncron Diseño Electrónico somos OptoPartners !

Una alianza estratégica que nace para permitirnos ser el único distribuidor de equipos para automatización industrial y monitoreo remoto de Opto 22 autorizado en Colombia. Nos hemos convertido en socios estratégicos para crecer y prosperar a través del flujo general de información, servicios y productos ampliamente reconocidos en la industria de la automatización.

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Join us in June: upcoming events showcase groov EPIC and RIO

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Check our list of June 2022 events to see if there is an opportunity to see groov EPIC or RIO in your area.

We’ve just updated the Opto 22 events calendar and June is shaping up to be a busy month of conferences and seminars. Get registration and agenda details on each of these upcoming shows and we hope you can join us on the road!

  • ARC Industry Forum – June 6-9, 2022 – Orlando, FL
  • Ignition Discovery Day – June 9, 2022 – Orlando, FL
  • Ignition Oil & Gas Collective – June 22, 2022 – Houston, TX

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Learn the benefits of power and energy monitoring

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Better machine health, lower energy costs: see the financial and operational advantages in this new video.

Why isn’t energy accounted for the same as other major business expenditures? It’s time to change that. Opto 22’s Director of Business Development, Arun Sinha, shows what you gain when you implement a plan to monitor and manage energy consumption and power usage.

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