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Inductive Automation: Driver collects data

The addition of a free TCP/UDP driver to Ignition software version 7.1 from Inductive Automation. provides an elegant, cost-effective mechanism to collect data from bar-code scanners, weigh scales, analytical equipment and other similar devices.

Using this free driver, connection to a bar-code scanner, for example, can be done in minutes. From there the data is parsed by the driver and exposed via Inductive Automation’s free OPC-UA server to the rest of Ignition or 3rd party OPC-UA clients. This means that the data could be handled by the Ignition SQL Bridge module for data-logging or redistribution to one or more PLCs in near real time. May be used by the Ignition Vision module to display this information in SCADA clients.
Rethinking Packaging Robotics to Prioritize Flexibility
In this eBook, you’ll learn how to guard against the traps that CPGs sometimes inadvertently set for themselves when implementing robotics that lead to automation “brittleness.”
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Rethinking Packaging Robotics to Prioritize Flexibility
Rethinking Packaging Robotics to Prioritize Flexibility
In this eBook, you’ll learn how to guard against the traps that CPGs sometimes inadvertently set for themselves when implementing robotics that lead to automation “brittleness.”
Read More
Rethinking Packaging Robotics to Prioritize Flexibility