FPE Automation and Omron to co-host IIoT Lab in Hoffman Estates

IIoT Lab for Engineering and Automation Professionals


The FPE Automation/Omron IIoT Lab has been tentatively rescheduled for late May, amid coronavirus concerns. A new date will be announced soon.



Learn the tools you need to harness the power of IIoT!

About this Event

Is an understanding of device communications, IO-Link, security and encryption, or infrastructure standing in your way of benefiting from IIoT?

IIoT is an increasing business and there are many options for implementation methods, and technologies, which can make putting technology advancements into practice overwhelming.

If you are at the very beginning of your IIoT journey and would like to learn practical tools and approaches, join us for a full-day educational event with hands-on labs that will put you on the path to success!
What will be covered?

FPE Automation & Omron Host IIoT Lab

Learning Sessions:

8:00 am -12:00 pm

• Physical and Data Layers of Industrial Ethernet Protocols
• Data acquisition challenges
• MQTT Overview
• OPC UA overview
• Omron’s unique SQL Database solution
• Machine learning on the Edge with Sysmac
• Safety and IIoT

Hands-on Lab Sessions (optional for participation):

12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

• Lab 1: SQL Database Connection SetUp
• Lab2: OPC UA Setup
• Lab 3: Cloud connectivity
• Lab 4: Condition monitoring
• Lab 5: EtherCAT setup and troubleshooting
• Lab 6: IO-Link Setup and troubleshooting
• Lab 7: FSoE and SQL Solution
After the IIoT Lab, you should be better equipped to leverage network architecture to optimize data collection and efficiently share data from the plant floor.

Who should participate?

Manufacturing engineers, plant managers, automation engineers, quality engineers, controls engineers, system integrators and OEMs are the most likely groups to benefit from this training.

All training participants will be provided with certificates of completion.

Complimentary coffee and lunch will be provided.
The event is organized in partnership with FPE Automation, a full-service, award-winning, stocking distributor of premier components for industry. From automation controls to pneumatic products, FPE is your one source for best-in-class products and solutions. FPE is a long-term authorized distributor of Omron Automation.


Source: FPE Automation Blog


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