AVAILABLE from Interworld Electronics is the SNAP Ethernet I/O product line, which offers a complete ruggedised and remote PC-Internet-network-I/O solution.
It features a modular architecture that connects a wide variety of electronic and mechanical devices.
The SNAP is able to connect devices such as lights, temperature and pressure sensors, motors and serial devices to computers using Ethernet networks, wireless LAN networks and the Internet.
As a result, this solution lets the user to remotely monitor and control, from almost any location, data stored anywhere in the world.
It is web enabled and network-ready and can immediately receive data and send commands to multiple places over a network or the Internet.
It supports standard open protocols such as ICP/IO, SNMP, SML or e-mail for easy access to data from any location.
The product allows the user to remotely monitor plant data over company Internet or Intranet or provide supervisory control data with SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) software.
The SNAP Ethernet I/O product utilises pure TCP/IP protocol with 100MBps fast Ethernet support. It has a built-in Web server, with a compact, flexible, high performance processor. The Digital I/O modules are familiar and easy to use.
It features analog input/output modules with 4, 8, 12 and 16 module mounting racks and comes equipped with ac or 24V dc power supplies.