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New ‘universal translator’ for industrial communications

New ‘universal translator’ for industrial communications

Grid Connect, Inc. and Real Time Automation® (RTA®) have partnered to bring original equipment makers a new embedded module that serves as a universal translator for enabling serial devices (RS-232, 422, 485, SPI, I2C) to communicate via protocols such as EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, PROFINET, BACnet/IP and others. OEMs also gain the capability to push data from plant-floor and field devices to analytical and business applications via OPC UA and MQTT.

Webinar : CAN Bus Data Logging – Your Data, Your Way

Logging CAN data and processing the data has never been easier, more flexible and interoperable than it is with the CANedge series of CAN Bus data loggers from CSS Electronics. Process your data using 100% free and open source software with no monthly fees! Join CSS Electronics and Grid Connect for this free webinar which will introduce the power and flexibility of CAN data logging your way!

How to Diagnose a Controller Area Network (CAN)

Before CAN bus gained popularity, vehicle wiring harnesses could contain miles of copper wire which significantly added to the cost and weight of the vehicle. CAN bus was originally designed to minimize copper wiring in automobiles by multiplexing electrical signals over a simple two wire network. By using a high-speed twisted pair cable, the amount of wire necessary to allow sensors, actuators and controllers to communicate was greatly reduced.

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