Boost M2M Communications

Jan. 12, 2009
The cATM Universal Gateway data appliance is available as a module that installs in a Rockwell Automation ControlLogix PAC, or as a standalone module for DIN rail mounting.
Either configuration delivers more than 130 protocols for connectivity to thousands of plant floor devices. The appliance features a universal driver to connect to a wide range of Ethernet and serial devices such as analyzers, bar code readers, weigh scales, RFID systems, serial printers and label machines. The vendor worked in partnership with Kepware Technologies to develop the cATM Universal Gateway appliance. Target applications include M2M (machine-to-machine) communications to improve equipment interoperability while maximizing investments in installed equipment.Online Development Inc.www.oldi.com800.625.8678

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