TwinCAT 3 IoT is fast and easy to configure. Together with an Embedded PC or Industrial PC as the IoT controller, the software provides a seamless connection between the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Services. Filtering, further processing and interpretation of the collected data via TwinCAT Analytics create genuine added value. Comprehensive analyses enable predictive maintenance, machine downtimes are reduced, and control solutions are optimised – for example, through the minimisation of cycle times or energy peaks.
The upgraded software platform offers users a wide range of functions for exchanging process data via standardised communication protocols and accessing special data and communication services of cloud service providers. Corresponding services can be hosted in public cloud systems, such as Microsoft Azure™ or Amazon Web Services™. In addition, these can be housed in local networks.
The interaction of TwinCAT IoT with TwinCAT Analytics offers further benefits. Setting up a TwinCAT Analytics workbench for central analysis of data from several machines offers maximum flexibility for communication of the corresponding process data through the use of different TwinCAT 3 IoT products.