Litmus Automation and HMS Industrial Networks Partner to Offer a Complete IIoT Gateway Solution
HMS Edge Gateway Offered with LoopEdge to Collect and Process Data with Advanced Device Management and Visualization Capabilities
7 September, 2017 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Litmus Automation, an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform provider, and HMS Industrial Networks, an industrial communication networking provider recently announced an end-to-end IIoT solution with LoopEdge installed on the HMS Edge Gateway.
By utilizing LoopEdge on the HMS Edge Gateway, data can be aggregated from any industrial protocol and passed to the Loop IIoT platform for further processing and monitoring. The solution allows for device management down to the edge and data normalization before it seamlessly integrates data to various enterprise systems.
“HMS is a leading supplier of hardware and software for industrial communications and our partnership has created an ideal solution for industrial OEMs and machine builders, as well as manufacturing companies,” said Vatsal Shah, Co-founder and CEO of Litmus Automation.
Litmus Automation and HMS will be co-exhibiting at the Mobile World Congress in San Francisco, Sept. 12-14 at Hall North Stand N.208. Demonstrations will show LoopEdge running on the HMS Edge Gateway, collecting and processing data from various PLCs and managing devices, then processing and visualizing the data in the cloud using the Loop IIoT platform.
“We have been impressed with Litmus’ LoopEdge solution, which integrates Litmus software on to our NB301 edge gateway hardware to create a simple out-of-the-box solution for capturing data off machines,” said Kevin Knake, Executive Vice President of HMS Industrial Networks. “The solution makes it easy for industrial customers to access valuable data enabling more efficient business operations.”
The HMS NB301 gateway is available for purchase pre-loaded with LoopEdge for a complete IIoT solution.
About HMS Industrial Networks
HMS Networks AB (publ) is a world-leading supplier of communication technology for industrial automation. Sales amounted to $107 million USD in 2016. HMS has 500 employees and maintains operations in 13 countries. HMS produces network interface cards and products to interconnect different networks under the trademark Anybus® and IXXAT® and products for Remote Management under the trademark eWON®. HMS is listed on NASDAQ-OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm in the category Mid Cap, Information Technology.
About Litmus Automation
Litmus Automation, based in San Jose, California, bridges the gap between data in the field or factory and business applications for companies looking to implement Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. Litmus Automation’s offerings, LoopEdge and Loop, work seamlessly together to allow companies to access and exploit data previously trapped within enterprise hardware, no matter where or when it was deployed. Working with original equipment manufacturers and other industrial companies, Litmus Automation brings a modern development approach, a responsive team, a nimble business model, and a proven IIoT solution to all their engagements. Litmus Automation focuses on the Industrial and Automotive industries and counts Fortune 500 companies as clients and partners (including Nissan, Renault, HPE and Intel).