Smart Production Solutions (SPS) is one of the premier exhibitions for automation technology and is being held this year from November 26th to 28th in Nuremberg Germany. Suppliers of automation technology from around the world, including Contemporary Controls, will be there to exhibit and explain their latest products. Come visit us in Hall 10.0, Stand 141.
We are excited to be featuring several new products at the show. Additions to our CTRLink family include two new high-speed cellular routers which link cellular 10/100 Mbps Internet Protocol (IPv4) networks to Ethernet. The EICR has a built-in LTE cellular modem, where the cellular side act as the WAN interface and the LAN side consist of an Ethernet port. The EIMR Skorpion Machine Router has the same features as the EICR but includes configurable digital I/O. Both routers incorporate a stateful firewall which passes communication initiated on the LAN-side, while blocking WAN-side communication unless allowed. Both products include a built-in OpenVPN client for use with the cloud VPN service from Contemporary Controls for secure remote access. The Skorpion family also features EIPR and EIGR series of IP routers that provide a quick and reliable option to interface industrial automation equipment to an existing IP network.
Also new to our CTRLink® family of Industrial Ethernet products is the EISK5M-GT, a compact 5-port managed 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet switch, intended for cost-effective SNMP managed high bandwidth applications. Rated over the industrial temperature range, the unit supports the SNMP protocol, RSTP and management features usually found only in high-end switches. Setup is web page based for easy configuration.
We are displaying two new IoT Gateway products that provide LTE cellular capability as well. One model supports Modbus TCP and Modbus RTU master with the built-in RS-485 port. The second model supports BACnet/IP and MS/TP client capability. A built-in Microsoft Azure IoT connector provides easy connection to the cloud for dashboards and alerts. The Modbus Client Controller is built on the Raspberry Pi platform and offers wired and Wi-Fi connectivity options to connect to Modbus TCP or slave devices. The Modbus Edge Controllers offer Modbus TCP with built-in IO for universal inputs, digital outputs and/or analog outputs. Interface to Azure cloud, email alerts and graphical programming via Sedona make it easy to create your own applications.
Be sure to visit us in Hall 10.0, Stand 141.