Bosch and HARTING: plug&play IIoT kit monitors machine conditions

Bosch and HARTING pool their expertise in the first Plug&Play IoT kit for industrial applications with IP 54 protection available on the market. It allows digital condition monitoring of any kind of machinery, extremely quickly and using very few movements.

Digital condition monitoring using physical measurements such as temperature and vibration is an efficient means of permanently monitoring and improving the system availability of machinery and plant. It enables changes in machine behaviour to be identified and the appropriate action taken. Selecting, installing and integrating suitable components in existing infrastructure can sometimes be very costly however. For this many production plants are directed to trained IT specialists for support. The IoT starter kits previously available on the market are suitable for first prototyping, but are not designed for long-term use in an industrial environment.

With the MICA CISS Industrial IoT Kit, developed in cooperation with Bosch Connected Devices and Solutions and HARTING Technology Group, an IoT solution is now available which is operational within a day and supplies initial data immediately. The kit comprises a CISS (Connected Industrial Sensor Solution) multi-sensor unit by Bosch and the MICA Edge Computing System by HARTING.

Only a few steps are necessary to start the application. The small CISS sensor unit can be attached to any surface (IP54) and detects up to eight physical factors including temperature, humidity, vibration, change of position, pressure, light, magnetic field and acoustics. The robust MICA mini-computer can also be installed right next to the machine (IP67). A control cabinet is not necessary. MICA is connected to the sensor unit and the local network via industry standard connectors. Immediately after startup, the sensor data is provided in MQTT format and displayed in the web browser via the integrated Node-RED dashboard. Data can basically be analysed and stored in any IT systems or IoT platforms. A connector for Microsoft Azure Cloud is already pre-installed. Local data storage is also possible: MICA can be supplemented with various database software for this purpose.


Arduino CEO Fabio Violante on their migration upwards in engineering

In this video Arduino CEO Fabio Violante talks about their ambitious migration upwards in engineering solutions and products with Alix Paultre in Tegernsee, Germany. Arduino, long known for their deve...


Silicon Lab CEO Tyson Tuttle talks about their wireless IoT portfolio

In this video Silicon Lab's Tyson Tuttle talks to Alix Paultre about their new wireless IoT portfolio. Wireless Xpress provides a configuration-based development environment, with certified Blueto...


Keysight's Joachim Peerlings talks about the new UXR series Oscilloscope

In this video Keysight's Joachim Peerlings talks about the new UXR series Oscilloscope with Alix Paultre at their launch event in Munich. The Infiniium UXR-Series of oscilloscopes has models rangi...


BrainChip explains their new Neuromorphic System-on-Chip

In this video, Bob Beachler of BrainChip talks to Alix Paultre about their latest single-chip neural network technology.  Spiking neural networks (SNNs) are inherently lower power than traditiona...


Vincotech – EMPOWERING YOUR IDEAS

In this video the Vincotech team walks us through the most important topics displayed on their booth at PCIM Europe 2018. It also explains why Vincotech is First in SiC Modules. Being very flexible in...


Microchip talks about their latest secure microcontroller

Microchip's new SAM L10 and SAM L11 families of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) address the growing need for security in Internet of Things (IoT) endpoints by protecting against the increasing the ...


E-Mail Newsletters

nlsc240

Our 3 E-Mail Newsletters: EETimes/EDN Europe, Embedded News and Power Electronics News inform about the latest news in technology and products, as well as technical know-how like white papers, webinars, articles, etc.


B & S / ECE Magazine

- latest issue is online now -

October 2018

Content Highlights

Cover Story

Slimming program for medical operating devices

Download now


wholesale jerseys