IOhub™ IIoT Orchestrator Is Now Available on Siemens Simatic Devices

IOhub | June 24, 2021

Because of its simplicity of use, flexibility, and affordability, IOhub by EZ VPN is rapidly gaining popularity with system integrators and machine builders worldwide.

EZ VPN makes IOhub available on Siemens Simatic IPC127E devices in response to strong customer demand.

IOhub is a modular orchestrator and communication runtime that enables the development of IIoT applications without coding. IOhub enables developing Industry 4.0 applications and integrating heterogeneous PLCs, field sensors, and software easier and more inexpensive.

The availability of IOhub features and advantages on the Siemens Simatic IPC127E will accelerate IOhub's adoption as an IIoT orchestrator and communication solution.

The flexibility of IOhub

A big automation client asked EZ VPN's European team to provide a significant number of installations with IOhub as a data management and integration solution. IOhub has to be installed on a Siemens-branded hardware device to meet the customer's standards and needs.

In keeping with its goal, EZ VPN aims to keep its technology open and simple to use by making IOhub accessible on various platforms and making EZ VPN application modules available for free. Customers are not compelled to utilize proprietary languages, frameworks, SDKs, runtimes, and so on but instead benefit from the flexibility of an open-source Docker container orchestrator, such as IOhub.

The complexity of creating environments, installing, deploying, configuring, maintaining, and monitoring system statuses are hidden on the back end with IOhub, while preserving the dependability and security of an open-source solution.

Spotlight

Although the trend in manufacturing has been towards centralization to leverage economies of scale, the recent rapid technical development of open-source 3-D printers enables low-cost distributed bespoke production. This paper explores the potential advantages of a distributed manufacturing model of high-value products by investigating the application of 3-D printing to self-refraction eyeglasses.

Spotlight

Although the trend in manufacturing has been towards centralization to leverage economies of scale, the recent rapid technical development of open-source 3-D printers enables low-cost distributed bespoke production. This paper explores the potential advantages of a distributed manufacturing model of high-value products by investigating the application of 3-D printing to self-refraction eyeglasses.

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