The new Modicon M262 controller is IIoT-ready for logic and motion applications. It offers intuitive, scalable and reliable machine integration into the Industry 4.0 environment, machine to device, machine to human, machine to machine, machine to plant or machine directly to cloud.
The Modicon M262 Controller embeds cybersecurity features and encryption protocols to provide direct cloud connectivity and digital services thanks to its two ready-to-work and independent embedded Ethernet ports.
The Modicon M262’s key benefits include:
Connected for greater efficiency and profitability
The Modicon M262 Controller is IIoT-ready, designed and delivered with intuitive direct cloud connectivity. No gateways are required. This enables OEMs to maximize profitability and optimize their time, from the design of performance demanding applications to the commissioning of the machine.
“With the world becoming more autonomous and connected the onus is on global technology companies like Schneider Electric to understand our customer’s requirements and develop innovative products that integrate into seamless solutions. With the launch of the M262 Schneider has done just that, an agile controller that is future adapt and meets the needs and requirements of machine builders, motion specialists and automation engineers alike, whilst using open protocols with cybersecurity embedded in its DNA. The applications for this unit are vast and I can’t wait for the market’s response,” says Director of the Industrial Automation Business Unit at Schneider Electric South Africa, Johannes von Aulock.
The Modicon M262 Controller is an integral part of Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxureTM Machine, a complete architecture that brings powerful capabilities to smart machines. EcoStruxure Machine empowers machine builders and OEMs to successfully compete and innovate in the new, digital era by maximizing productivity and generating additional revenue streams from new business opportunities.
Easily connect the Modicon M262 to EcoStruxure Machine Advisor, our digital tool for machine builders, and gain unprecedented insight into your machines. Machine Advisor allows OEMs to enable asset monitoring and predictive maintenance, thereby expanding possibilities for generating end user services revenue.
Part of EcoStruxure: Innovation At Every Level
EcoStruxure is Schneider Electric’s open, interoperable, IoT-enabled system architecture and platform. It delivers enhanced value around safety, reliability, efficiency, sustainability, and connectivity. EcoStruxure leverages advancements in IoT, mobility, sensing, cloud, analytics, and cybersecurity to deliver Innovation at Every Level. This includes Connected Products, Edge Control, and Apps, Analytics & Services. EcoStruxure has been deployed in 480,000+ sites, with the support of 20,000+ system integrators and developers, connecting over 1.6 million assets under management through 40+ digital services.
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