What is a Smart Control IPC?
Smart Control IPCs - Data acquisition and control in industry
As in all sectors, many work processes in industry are now being taken over by computers - in this case it is the Smart Control IPCs.
In order to meet the demands in the industry, Smart Control IPC still have some advantages compared to common Smart PCs. For example, they are much more robustly designed to withstand the environmental conditions at the point of use. Also, many models have retentive memory, which protects data even in the event of a power failure.
What tasks do Smart Control IPCs perform?
The smart control PCs used in industry can perform a wide range of tasks. These duties include:
- The control of automated work processes
- The regulation of production and raw material flows in the plant
- The data acquisition
- Communication with the central data acquisition system
- Application as gateway for special industrial applications
The specific tasks that a Smart Control IPC takes on are decided individually depending on the area of application.