Tag Archives: Gateway


Modbus is the most pervasive communications protocol in industrial and building automation and the most [...]

DF1, Another Acronym

I had a friend that once that worked at NASA for a short time. He [...]

RA Obsolescence

If I only had a nickel for every SLC, PLC5, and MicroLogix in use today. [...]

ARCX Wins Automotive Project with Help from RTA

Head office of one of the Top Three automotive makers decided that ‘recipe’ data for [...]

Sit Tight; EtherNet/IP QuickConnect is Around the Corner

I first heard about EtherNet/IP sometime in the late 1990s. Up to that time we [...]

Custom OEM Solutions

One of the things that RTA doesn’t promote very much is our ability to do [...]

IA, BA, Star Trek

I always loved the original Star Trek series. The original. Not any of the extensions [...]

I Hate Cats

I was thinking today about cats. Now, let it be known to all here and [...]

ASCII Revisited

Had lunch with Chester the other day. Chester is an old manufacturing guy from way [...]

How Can I Implement EtherNet/IP?

I had an interesting call last week from a guy in Texas. I love Texas. [...]