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Connect everything with everything - using the cbb edge.UNIFYOR


If you follow current trend studies, you´re aware that the next generation of system integration will implement OPC-UA from the control level upwards. This enables the detailed use of data from a wide variety of sources, which in turn leads to improved analyses. In addition, this approach enables entire production processes to be optimized across plants, with a holistic view of the supply chain.


First questions we ask in this context

Do your systems and plants have many different hardware and software components to manage?
Are your systems and plants made by different manufacturers, and built in different years?
Are all your systems and plants integrated into your existing infrastructure, and is your data accessible and visible?

Create corporate value from your data

Many industrial companies want to keep their IT infrastructure leaner and want to use standardized interfaces. Their data is generated by different controls from different manufacturers and is integrated into MES solutions. Every machine in a line should be MES-capable, and the units should be able to communicate with one another, regardless of their year of construction and their communication protocol. To this end, central communication between all machines and systems needs to be established.

With the cbb edge.UNIFYOR, we´re offering a suitable solution for use in the Industry 4.0 environment to connect all existing machines and systems, and even third-party elements, to the MESystem as well as to software platforms, such as SAP. Distributed installation of the lean software gateway on the MESystem´s most common operator terminals and the direct connection of the MES clients builds a harmonized software architecture that enables you to create company value from your data.

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How digital is your infrastructure?

Universally applicable - thanks to interoperability

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Use your data
to create value

The core function of the cbb edge.UNIFYOR is the decoupling of the data acquisition process. No distinction is made between data from protocols, sensors, hardware, machines, or systems. The data collected is abstracted in real-time, and each aggregated data point contains the current value, a unit, a time stamp, and a status. This data can then be processed as needed by the respective application, e.g., for monitoring, analysis, scaling, conversions, threshold monitoring, the use of conditions, or simply for logging purposes.

Our cbb edge.UNIFYOR supports a variety of protocols, such as Siemens PLC and OPC-DA / -UA. With broad interface integration and platform-agnostic use, we´re aiming for a solution that is interoperable and easily integrates into your existing system, without any vendor lock.

Technical Features of the cbb edge.UNIFYOR