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Product News: Bosch Rexroth’s ctrlX AUTOMATION

June 5, 2020
Claims to be the “most open automation platform on the market.”

Bosch Rexroth has introduced its ctrlX AUTOMATION platform with the goal of eradicating “the traditional boundaries between machine control systems, IT and the Internet of Things.”

Photo caption: Unlimited freedom: Bosch Rexroth's ctrlX AUTOMATION platform [Photo: Bosch Rexroth, AG]

Centralized and decentralized automation topologies can now be created flexibly with the scalable platform, according to its maker, with a Linux real-time operating system, open standards, app-programming technology, web-based engineering and a comprehensive IoT connection. Bosch Rexroth claims that ctrlX AUTOMATION reduces engineering time and effort by up to 50%.

The company notes that more than 30 direct-connection options and communication standards offer maximum networking flexibility for economical, end-to-end connectivity, from field level up to the cloud. ctrlX AUTOMATION is also equipped for future communication standards, such as TSN and 5G, making it the best system on the market in terms of networking capability.

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