New Ixxat CAN@net NT and CANbridge NT Series Offers Bi-directional MQTT Messaging

Press Release Summary:

  • Service Pack 2 introduces improved action rules programming for flexible definition and execution of events and actions
  • Based on LUA script processing, user-defined actions can be triggered upon such as pre-defined message content or status information
  • CAN@net NT 100 offers a D-Sub 9 network connector for CAN/CAN-FD network connectivity

Original Press Release:

Smart LUA Script Processing, Bi-directional MQTT Messaging and New Hardware Added to The Ixxat CAN@net NT and CANbridge Series

With the new Service Pack 2, HMS Networks extends the functionality of the Ixxat® CAN@net NT and CANbridge NT series. Users can now add smart, event-controlled network actions and versatile bi-directional MQTT-messaging to cloud applications. The new hardware CAN@net NT 100 complements the CAN@net NT range with new network connectivity.

The Ixxat® CAN@net NT and CANbridge NT product families enable smart and seamless CAN-based networking on-site and remotely. The CANbridge NT enables easy coupling of up to four CAN and CAN-FD networks using filter and translation rules. Network wiring can be simplified through tree and star topologies, and all connected segments are protected thanks to electrically isolated bus interfaces. All CAN@net NT products come with an additional Ethernet interface, allowing very distributed networks by coupling up to four CAN@net NT devices using Ethernet. CAN@net NT products also allow remote access to CAN and CANFD networks via Ethernet and PC.

New SP2 functionality powers up the CAN@net NT and CANbridge series

The new Service Pack 2 introduces enhanced "Action Rules" programming for flexible definition and execution of events and actions for all CAN@net NT and CANbridge products. Based on LUA script processing, these user-defined actions can be triggered upon e.g. pre-defined message content or status information.

The Ethernet interface of the CAN@net NT series enables direct cloud connectivity via the implemented MQTT protocol. In SP2, bi-directional MQTT messaging is introduced. In addition to transmitting e.g. alarms and status information to mobile devices, messages can now also be received from the cloud for LUA scriptbased pre-processing, plausibility checking and transmission to the CAN bus.

CAN@net NT 100 – new connectivity

HMS also introduces a new hardware – CAN@net NT 100 – that offers a D-Sub 9 network connector for CAN/CAN-FD network connectivity, complementing the existing CAN@net NT 200 and 420 products that both feature screw terminals. The CAN@net NT 100 is a direct successor of the older CAN@net II which means that existing customers can exchange installed CAN@net II units in existing systems with CANnet 100 NT and benefit from all the new functionality provided in SP2

Learn more about the new Service Pack 2 functionality and CAN@net NT 100 at http://www.ixxat.com/bridges

About HMS Networks

HMS Networks is the leading independent supplier of solutions for industrial communication and the Industrial Internet of Things. HMS develops and manufactures products under the Anybus®, Ixxat® and Ewon® brands. Communication solutions for building automation are offered through the subsidiary Intesis. Development and manufacturing take place at the headquarters in Halmstad, and in Ravensburg, Nivelles, Igualada and Wetzlar. Local sales and support are handled by branch offices in Germany, USA, Japan, China, Singapore, Italy, France, Switzerland, Spain, India, UK, Sweden, Finland, South Korea and UAE, as well as through a worldwide network of distributors and partners. HMS employs over 600 people and reported sales of SEK 1,366 million in 2018. HMS is listed on the NASDAQ OMX in Stockholm, category Mid Cap, Information Technology

HMS Industrial Networks Inc.
120 Bedford Center Road, Ste 102
Bedford, NH 03110
USA
Phone: 1-603-471-0800
Fax: +1-603-471-0800 ext. 101
sales@ixxat.com

HMS Industrial Networks
Stationsgatan 37, Box 4126
300 04 Halmstad, Sweden

Press Contact:
Anders Hansson
Phone: +4635172914
ahn@hms.se

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