In-Rack Linux Development Module fosters custom code writing.

Press Release Summary:

Linux Development Module for ControlLogix® and CompactLogix™ processors lets C/C++ developers write custom applications for legacy or proprietary applications. While ControlLogix-compatible module (MVI56E-LDM) has 2 independent Ethernet ports, 2 independent serial ports, and scrolling LED display, CompactLogix-compatible module (MVI69E-LDM) comes with Ethernet port and 2 independent serial ports. Complete Linux VM, IDE, and C API backplane interface are supplied on DVD.

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ProSoft Technology Releases In-Rack Linux Development Module for Rockwell Automation® ControlLogix® and CompactLogix(TM) Processors

New module acts as a coprocessor and can be used for custom / proprietary functions or as a specialty protocol interface. The developer has the freedom to control what the module can do.

Bakersfield, Calif. -- ProSoft Technology® is pleased to announce the release of the Linux Development Module for ControlLogix® and CompactLogix™ processors.

The module enables C/C++ developers to write custom applications for legacy or proprietary applications.

The ControlLogix®-compatible module (MVI56E-LDM) has two independent Ethernet ports and two independent serial ports, and a scrolling LED display for custom messages. The CompactLogix™-compatible module (MVI69E-LDM) comes with one Ethernet port and two independent serial ports. A complete Linux virtual machine, integrated development environment and a C API backplane interface are supplied on a development-kit DVD, allowing users to start coding immediately.

The Linux Development Module is ideal for anyone who wants to create applications that interface with any device requiring custom Ethernet and serial communications, or execute custom functions.

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ProSoft Technology specializes in the development of industrial communication solutions for automation and control applications. For more than 20 years, ProSoft Technology’s product lines have grown to over 400 communication interface modules supporting more than 60 different protocols. These include in-chassis interfaces compatible with the large automation suppliers’ controllers such as Rockwell Automation® and Schneider Electric®, as well as protocol gateways and industrial wireless solutions. With 500 distributors in 52 countries and Regional Area Offices in Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America, we at ProSoft Technology are able to provide quality products with unparalleled support to customers worldwide.

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