groov RIO mini case studies

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See what people are up to with Opto 22’s new edge I/O module.

groov RIO has been available for a few months, and people are already surprising us with how they’re putting it to work. Here are a few of the amazing examples we’ve seen from our early adopters.

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New White Paper: Building Industrial IoT from Edge to Cloud

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See how next-generation edge-based distributed I/O and controllers open new possibilities for connected infrastructure.

In the field of industrial automation, terms like digital transformation, the industrial internet of things (IIoT), or edge computing have become common topics of discussion. Today’s businesses have IoT goals. End users need devices and applications to share data seamlessly across machines, sites, and the enterprise so they can optimize production and reduce costs. How do we achieve these goals?

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More OptoPartners = more options for completing your IoT projects

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Welcome five new automation and integration companies to the OptoPartner program.

We’ve introduced several new OptoPartner integrators this year, and that list continues to grow. Opto 22 is pleased to partner with more automation experts in the field who have a proven track record of success. We’d like you to meet the latest additions to the OptoPartner community:

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SNAP PAC Firmware 10.3b available now

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The latest firmware release for all SNAP PAC controllers and brains addresses important security fixes.

For all you SNAP PAC users, an important update is available now! SNAP PAC firmware 10.3b is ready for download.

This latest maintenance release has some noteworthy updates you’ll want to review. You can check out the README for a complete list of bug fixes and exact details. It lists revision changes made to the firmware used in SNAP PAC S-series, R-series, and SoftPAC controllers; SNAP PAC EB-series and SB-series brains; and G4EB2 and G4D32EB2 brains.

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Protect Your groov Systems

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New groov enclosures provide protection and convenience for your groov EPIC and groov RIO products.

Opto 22’s mechanical engineering team has just released two new products designed with our customers’ groov systems installation projects in mind. If you are using groov EPIC or groov RIO for your applications, we now offer two options for wall-mounted enclosures to keep your systems protected and easily accessible. Both enclosures are made of sturdy polycarbonate, have a transparent cover, and are a handy size for small areas.

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Ignition Community Live – you don’t want to miss it

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Register to attend two upcoming Ignition Community Live events showcasing OptoPartners and Opto 22 products.

You might recall a recent Ignition Community Live that featured Opto 22 and Cirrus Link Solutions. It covered how to build a complete end-to-end IIoT connected solution from scratch. With product demos of groov EPIC and groov RIO, you saw how to easily connect data to and from the Edge to Ignition and beyond.

These popular live events, hosted by Inductive Automation, are a great way to get in on the action. Now you have a chance to participate in more of these Edge learning opportunities. We highly recommend two upcoming Ignition Live events to add to your calendar.

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Comparing OPC UA with MQTT

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A new white paper published by Cirrus Link Solutions takes a deep dive into comparing these two industrial IoT protocols.

A common challenge is happening on manufacturing floors, process plants, and remote equipment sites everywhere. How do we deliver process data to consumers across the enterprise? But the industry is still deciding on a standard tool set that can be used at the scale of the Industrial Internet of Things.

A new white paper from Cirrus Link, IIoT Protocols: Comparing OPC UA to MQTT, compares two options that are on opposite ends of the spectrum; the traditional approach vs the modern solution.

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Visit Opto 22 virtually

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Opto 22 is making the best of the new normal. 

Like most of you, it seems I’m doing all of my communicating through my computer or mobile device, whether at home or at work. I find myself longing for face-to-face meetings and wanting to visit you and your facility, plant, or remote site to learn more about how you apply Opto products in your applications.

Another thing I regret is that we’re unable to host you here at Opto 22 headquarters. Maybe you were planning to attend our interactive groov EPIC factory training, visit with our sales and application engineers, or just take a tour of our USA-based manufacturing facility here in Temecula, CA, where we proudly make everything we design, sell, and support. All those activities are currently on hold for now.

But technology gives us ways to meet virtually.

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Enter the RIO world

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Take advantage of a new section of Opto 22’s website devoted to groov RIO resources and tools.

As an OptoBlog subscriber, you’ve heard us talking about our latest edge I/O offering, groov RIO (GRV-R7-MM1001-10). It’s I/O for the IIoT™. We’ve previously shared a press release, video, webinar, and a white paper resource for this exciting new product. And now there is one place to go for all your groov RIO questions…

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