IoT bus couplers: from the sensor into the cloud – conveniently configured with the EK9160

Webinar

Theme: IoT bus couplers: from the sensor into the cloud – conveniently configured with the EK9160
Speaker: Hartmut Kauer
Date: Thu. 29.10.2020, 5:00 p.m. (UTC+1)
Duration: 45 minutes
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Networked automation with cloud computing: The efficient use of cloud services is increasingly developing into a decisive competitive factor in the industrial environment.
The EK9160 IoT Bus Coupler establishes a direct connection between EtherCAT I/Os from Beckhoff and the Internet of Things (IoT) without any special control program. The coupler thus offers the simple and standardized integration of I/O data into cloud-based communication and data services.

In this 45-minute webinar, Hartmut Kauer, Product Manager I/O, presents an overview of IoT scenarios with the Beckhoff portfolio and explains the properties of the EK9160. The presentation also covers the configuration of the I/O signals as well as the cloud communication. The coupling to popular cloud systems such as Microsoft Azure™ or Amazon Web Services™ (AWS) is configured. Finally, the advantages of OPC-UA are dealt with, as the EK9160 also features an integrated OPC-UA server.


Following the webinar, the speaker will be available for questions.