The 1756 DeviceNet(TM) bridge module expands a user's messaging capabilities by linking multiple DeviceNet networks over a common backplane or among multiple networks supported within the ControlLogix system. The module is offered with both embedded-scanner and bridge functionality. The scanner version is for I/O control capability from the ControlLogix(TM) system to all devices on the network. The bridge function expands this capability by allowing two-way messaging between devices and other networks, across the ControlLogix backplane.
Last year at Hannover Fair, lots of people were talking about Industry 4.0. This is a concept that seems to have a different name in every region. I’ve been referring to it as the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), not to be confused with the plain old Internet of Things (IoT). Others refer to it as the Connected Industry, the smart factory concept, M2M, data extraction, and so on.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.