Smart Industry: New Ideas about Legacy Systems

By June 6, 2017In the News

Opto 22’s Matt Newton recently presented the webinar “Update Your Legacy Systems with the IIoT.” Today the director of technical marketing provides a preview of the presentation.

Smart Industry: What are the challenges with actually putting OEE applications into play?

Matt: How to share information between OT and IT systems. A lot of legacy operations technology was never designed to interface to IT systems. But what a lot of people don’t realize is that there are already hardware and software tools available, like Node-RED, RESTful APIs and edge-computing platforms to start connecting these systems. What’s even more interesting is that a lot of these tools are coming out of open-source initiatives, which means it’s easy to get started with them without having to invest a lot of time or money.

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