Is IIoT really something new?

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The Industrial Internet of Things. Everywhere you look, there are projection of 50 zillion devices going online in the next few years coinciding with a data explosion not seen since BitTorrent came out of beta. New and old companies and rushing products to market in order to take advantage of this “brave new world” where […]

Fun with Ignition, Linux, and Raspberry Pi

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I have been a real fan of the Ignition SCADA platform for several years. It is modern, inexpensive, and extremely powerful. Another thing that it is is multi-platform. The server will run on Windows or Linux as will the client. The client will run on just about ANY platform, including iOS and Android and straight […]

Mitsubishi Ethernet driver block size

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It takes the same amount of time to respond to a data request message on a Q, QnU, or R series CPU via the MELSEC protocol over TCP/IP regardless of message size. So for an 11 byte response or a 1920 byte response, the time to service that request is the same. KepServerEX’s Mitsubishi driver […]