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ΕΚ9160 - IoT (Internet of Things) Coupler from Beckhoff

Beckhoff introduced the IoT Bus Coupler EK9160, which offers direct connectivity for EtherCAT I/Os to the Internet of Things (IoT), without the need for a control program.

It converts the E-bus signal representation to different IoT communication protocols and enables in this way the simple and standardized integration of I/O data into cloud-based communication and data services.

Neither a controller nor prior programming is necessary. The I/O data transmission can be parameterized in a user-friendly configuration dialog of the integrated web server, providing access via any browser.

EK9160 is a Microsoft Azure Certified and AWS qualified device. It supports the MQTT protocol, while it is prepared to support and AMQP protocol as well.

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