Cutting-Edge Hardware of Arduino Opta IoT PLC

Arduino Opta IoT PLC Hardware

Arduino, the leading open-source electronics platform, has recently launched a new piece of hardware called the Arduino Opta IoT PLC. The device has been designed to enable the development of advanced industrial automation solutions, making it a game-changer in the world of IoT and Industry 4.0. In this blog post, we will look closer at … Read more

Node-RED Modbus TCP Handling Errors

Node-RED Modbus TCP Handling Communication Errors

Node-RED Modbus TCP can recover from communication errors automatically. Options are available to you the programmer to continue the Node-RED flow upon detection of these errors. Broken Ethernet cable, Modbus Server power, and Node-RED Client offline are just a few of the errors that can occur on the industrial plant floor. Our Node-RED program must … Read more

Install Node-RED on Raspberry Pi 4

Install Node-RED on Raspberry Pi 4

We will now be installing Node-RED on a Raspberry Pi 4 single-board computer. A static IP address will also be given for both the WiFi and Ethernet connections. The Raspberry Pi has quickly become a fixture in the industrial environment when utilizing the internet of things. (IoT) We will be utilizing this low-cost computer to … Read more

Node-RED User Interface – Dashboards

Node-RED User Interface - Dashboards

Node-RED can easily display interactive information to the user or operator using a web browser on your phone, tablet, or computer. Any device that has access to the network in which node-red is running. We will be installing the node-red-dashboard palette. This allows us to create a live data dashboard user interface. (UI) The information … Read more

Node-RED Modbus RTU / TCP Communication

Node-RED Modbus RTU / TCP Communication

Node-RED can easily connect to industrial controls using Modbus communication. Modbus is a master-slave type of communication. Masters will always send the commands to read or write to the slaves on the network. The slaves will respond if the communication is directed at them. We will be installing the node-red-contrib-modbus palette. This will allow us … Read more

Node-RED Installing the Windows Software

Node-RED Installing the Windows Software

We will now be installing the Node-RED software on our Windows 10 computer. Node-RED is a powerful and easy programming tool that will allow you to join together hardware devices, APIs (Application Programming Interface), and online services. This joining of information is part of the smart factory. Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet of Things … Read more