I/Gear Releases New Product Features
August 22, 2005 (PRLEAP.COM) Business NewsLOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – I/Gear incorporated, a world leader in manufacturing solutions is pleased to announce the release of new product features to enhance I/Gear DTU’s ability to communicate with an ever growing number of manufacturing technologies. These enhancements are in the form of new DataLinks that natively interface with technologies such as Allen Bradley Contrologix machine controllers, Cognex image sensors, Oracle databases, and all Modbus/TCP compliant devices. These new features are designed to optimize the deployment of I/Gear solutions that provide dynamic scheduling, zero-defect error proofing, and manufacturing intelligence among others.
I/Gear DTU is an integration platform that enables the movement of data between dissimilar manufacturing systems. DataLinks are the essential connections within DTU that translate various languages and protocols of a given technology. The ability to exchange data between technologies is an essential foundation of solutions and processes that affect manufacturing quality and throughput.
“I/Gear is involved in an ongoing effort to incorporate new technologies, systems, and protocols as they emerge as dominant players in Integrated Manufacturing solutions,” said Don Korfhage, president of I/Gear, Inc. “Our latest release of enhancements is an example of our commitment to focus on the most fundamental requirement of any successful Integrated Manufacturing solution – the reliable movement of data between dissimilar technologies.”
The new DataLinks are available for download via I/Gear’s website at www.igearonline.com, and include:
Modbus DataLink: Allows for optimized data exchange between Modbus/TCP-compliant devices
Allen Bradley DataLink (BETA): Allows for optimized data exchange with AB Contrologix PLCs.
Cognex DataLink: Allows for bi-directional communications with Cognex In-Sight series image sensors.
Oracle DataLink: Allows easy access to data stored in Oracle databases, and has complete and secure data management capabilities through formulated queries, stored procedures, and custom SQL statements.
About I/Gear DTU
I/Gear DTU is an integration platform that seamlessly interfaces with plant floor technologies such as PLCs, databases, spreadsheets, ERP systems, marquees, email servers, pagers, RFID and barcode scanners, HMIs, and many other serial, Ethernet, OLEDB, ODBC and OPC compliant devices and systems.
About I/Gear, Inc.
Louisville, KY based I/Gear, Inc. produces software to meet varying customer needs with a common approach to connectivity, data transport, and data presentation. I/Gear products enable the deployment of various manufacturing solutions to include dynamic scheduling, build-to-broadcast, zero-defect error proofing, paging and notification, traceability and genealogy, and manufacturing intelligence, each based on reliable, real-time movement of data. I/Gear, Inc. is privately held.
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