White Paper: Machine Control Going WWW, from B&R Industrial Automation

Aug. 1, 2007
Don't miss out on this whitepaper, which explains the opportunities and risks involved when connecting a control system to the Internet.
Over the last few years control systems have undergone drastic technological enhancements. Where the classic approach of using microcontrollers as a Programmable Logic Controller – PLC – was industry standard in the past, today’s machine control is based on PC technology adopted for the harsher environments found in industrial applications.  By applying this technology onto a machine control system a great variety of PC features is now embedded within the actual control. At the same time the World Wide Web brought electronic communication and networking to virtually everyone. Download the whitepaper