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WIFI and GPRS, included in Industrial PLC based on Arduino

Industrial Shields has been sending its first hundreds units of the Arduino based PLC, equipped now with GPRS and WiFi communication

The new improvement of this hardware has been a request of one of its big accounts, who was working on a street light project in an important city in Spain. Moreover, lots of leads and customers had been asking for this feature during the last months. This upgrade has been included trying to satisfy the requests of its customers, as Industrial Shields is a young company, with an open mind, and always willing to bet on new developments based on market demands.

 

The Ethernet PLC range now has a whole new family of products, some with GPRS and others with WiFi and Bluetooth. This extended communication possibilities mean an improvement for the projects where the physical communication is not possible.

 

The WiFi and Bluetooth integrated module consists in a single 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo chip. It is designed to achieve the best power and RF performance, showing robustness, versatility and reliability in a wide variety of applications and power scenarios. It is a perfect automation solution for remote monitoring, diagnostics and control, and it can be also used as an access point to create the wireless network infrastructure, such as bridge to connect computers in the network.

 

About Industrial Shields:

Based in Barcelona and founded in October 2012, Industrial Shields is the brand under the company Boot and Work Corp S.L. It is a fast growing company with the aim of becoming the biggest e-commerce of industrial automation electronic devices based on Open Source Hardware. Present in more than ninety countries worldwide, Industrial Shields designs, produces and sales Industrial Automation products based on Open Source Hardware like Arduino or Raspberry Pi. 

 WiFi Programmable Logic Controller - Industrial Controller
PLC Arduino - GPRS/GSM Controller

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