An old machine is sometimes unique or just too good. Therefore, such a machine should be polished up with a modernization (new German: RetroFit) for the next 10 years for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
"Ultimately, implementations with MQTT are initially much cheaper and sometimes faster." One likes to argue in one way or another. But isn't it more expensive in the end if every adjustment means additional work and everyone involved has to be called to the meeting again to coordinate the data model and interfaces? Let's look at this point from our personal perspective in a direct comparison between MQTT and OPC UA and what both together can make for a good team for a step-by-step transformation.
Digitization is currently moving from the sensor level to the cloud. All layers of the manufacturing organization are affected and often have very different levels of digital transformation. What is certain is that German SMEs have to complete this task in order to be at the forefront of retrofitting and modern production.
Terms such as edge devices, edge devices, portainer business, edge groups and the like play an important role in industrial IoT projects for many companies this year. We now offer the appropriate IIoT operating system, based on open source software, but hardened, secured and ready to use for you.
Terms such as production automation, IIoT, smart city, edge device and the like now play an important role for many companies.