Monitoring distributed industrial operations architectures, such as Oil/Gas, Mining, Utilities, or Water/WasteWater is a complex task. Collecting data from these geographically distributed operations is often done through costly SCADA infrastructure, which tends to be limited. Distributed operations need more access to bandwidth, security, and reliability than traditional SCADA communications can’t provide.

 

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Industry 4.0 Solution for Critical Industrial Production

Lanner partners with Kepware to provide Industry 4.0 Solution that collects data at Level 0 & 1 (Purdue model) from devices deployed in critical control systems, which can’t be interrupted or modified to provide the data needed by other systems in the enterprise for IoT/Digital transformations.

ThingWorx Kepware Edge

Kepware’s ThingWorx Kepware Edge helps reduce connectivity costs within the IoT landscape and SCADA for such distributed architectures. It employs secure IoT protocols such as OPC UA or MQTT to connect distributed assets to the edge computing gateways and through them to the cloud.

 

Remotely connect, manage, monitor, and control with an industry-leading IoT solution

ThingWorx Kepware Edge features native connectivity to ThingWorx, the leading Industrial IoT platform. By connecting to ThingWorx, users can quickly and programmatically add rich context to their industrial data and transform it into useful insights.

Out-of-the-Box Connectivity to popular industrial devices

ThingWorx Kepware Edge provides connectivity to Allen-Bradley ControlLogix devices, Siemens S7 devices, and devices that utilize the popular Modbus protocol over Ethernet. This encompasses most devices used in production environments. In subsequent releases, PTC will add connectivity to popular oil & gas devices.

Lanner Industrial Hardware

Lanner provides the hardware where ThingWorx Kepware Edge can be deployed. Lanner’s x86 Industrial edge gateways such as LEC-3031 or LEC-7242 are purpose-built appliances built to endure harsh industrial environment conditions while providing the necessary processing for edge analytics and networking needs to handle data collection and communication.

Extensive I/O for both Modern and Legacy System Integration

With 8x Digital I/O, multiple serial COM and USB ports along with modern network gigabit+ interfaces you can integrate with a wide range of systems

Optimized for Secure Edge Communications

Powerful Processors enable multiple high-security protocols and encryption algorithms in real-time communications

Built for 24/7 Operation in Harsh Industrial Environments

Lanner’s hardware platforms bring proven reliability, with a purpose-built design that can withstand the harsh challenges in the industrial edge

LEC-3031 Industrial Wireless Rugged Fanless Edge Gateway

Wide operating temperature, DIN Rail/Wall-mounting options and a variety of isolated protection serial COM/LAN configurations for industrial IoT needs.

LEC-7242 brings FCC/CE/PTCRB certification for LTE or WiFi

Low-range and long-range wireless communications enable communication in difficult spaces and advanced fallback redundancy features.

 

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LEC-7242

Industrial wireless gateway with Intel® Apollo Lake CPU and FCC/CE/PTCRB certification for LTE or Wifi

CPU Intel® Apollo Lake: Celeron® N3350 / Atom® X5-E3940
Chipset None

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LEC-3031

Wide Temperature DIN Rail Box PC with Intel® Atom E3825 Processor

CPU Intel® Atom™ E3825 onboard
Chipset SoC

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