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Free upgrade to groov 2
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If you bought groov before November 22, 2013—either the original groov Box appliance or groov Server for Windows—we've got great news: you get a free upgrade to groov 2. That's an $895 value. You can...more
groov is shipping!
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Yes, your groov is on its way, and some of us got together this morning to celebrate the first shipment. We're pretty excited about the cool things groov can do, and it sounds like you are, too.
IEC 61131-3 on groov EPIC
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As the "P" in EPIC implies, we've added more Programming options to groov EPIC.  Our goal is for this Controller to be truly EPIC, and give developers and engineers multiple programming options on an...more
Which groov?
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You've heard a lot from us about groov, But you may be wondering which groov is right for you. Let's compare a few choices. groov Box or groov Server? groov software and the operator interfaces you build...more
New groov Box Quick Start video
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You've got your groov Box and you're ready to plug it in and start building a mobile operator interface for your automation system. Great! In our latest video, Opto 22's Director of Training Mary St...more
OptoNews: groov 3.0c update
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Just released: the free groov R3.0c update. This update improves security and performance and adds an enhancement to the Momentary Button gadget. Security and Performance. We're always looking for ways...more
Tech tip: See tags used in groov
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Is there a way to see whether a specific tag from your tag database is currently in use in your groov mobile interface? Absolutely. You can also find out where a tag is used, what gadget it's attached...more
Introducing groov
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Change the way you think about HMIs. Forever. Now you've got groov—a totally new way to develop and distribute operator interfaces for your machine, plant, or facility.
Graphics trick in groov
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groov is designed for building simple mobile operator interfaces, but some of you have asked about more advanced features. For example, you've asked if it's possible to put one gadget on top of another....more
Stacking groov gadgets
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More information in less space.        It is amazing how sometimes similar applications can come back to back….Last week's blog came from a customer asking how to measure the main power grid frequency...more
Renew your groov Maintenance
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If you've had your groov Box or groov Server for almost a year now, you'll soon be seeing a renewal email for groov Maintenance. What is groov Maintenance? It's simple: groov Maintenance lets you get groov updates for free.
OptoNews: New groov R3.4b release
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We've just released groov R3.4b, available now at manage.groov.com. The new release improves security for groov Build and groov View, so you won't want to miss it.  It's a free update for any groov Box...more
OptoNews: New groov 3.2 update
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Announcing groov 3.2 for the groov Box and groov Server for Windows. In the new release: View system information in your groov interface. Show operators the time and date. Show groov admins the number...more
OptoNews: New groov Admin update
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Do you have a groov Box? If so, you'll want to update it with the latest version of groov Admin, the software that helps you administer the groov Box. groov Admin is what you use to configure network...more
groov I/O module status at a glance...
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New to groov EPIC or want to know what those multi-colored LEDs on the groov EPIC system indicate? You'll want to watch this short video that explains!
Update available for your groov Box
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groov Admin update version 1.570.51 is available now. If you own or use a groov Edge Appliance (GROOV-AR1-BASE), we've got good news for you! A new groov Admin update has just been released. This new...more
Set up groov View for iOS and Android
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Want to run your groov mobile interface in an app instead of a browser? Our new groov app technical note gives you quick-start steps for setting up your groov View mobile app. You see, you can use a...more
New video shows you how to try groov for free
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If you've been thinking about trying groov, now's a good time. In this short video, Opto 22's Ben Orchard walks you through getting the free trials of both groov Server for Windows and the KEPServerEX...more
OptoNews: New groov Admin update
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Are you concerned about security? Is Firefox your favorite browser? If you answered yes to either question and are using a groov Box appliance, you'll want to get the latest groov Admin update.
Update groov View App for iOS, Android
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Got the groov View app for your iOS or Android device? If so, be sure to get the latest update. Here are some new features you might have missed. When you're looking at your groov interface, swipe...more
OptoNews: groov R3.1b now available
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In response to your requests for more frequent groov releases, here you are: groov R3.1b is released! This new version fixes issues and adds a new enhancement: if communication fails between groov and...more
New updates announced for groov Box
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If you have a groov Box (part number GROOV-AT1), be sure to install these updates. We've fixed some important issues, and you'll want to have the latest groov software. First step is to activate your...more
New groov Box: Small, Tough, Fanless
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We're delighted to announce the second-generation groov Box, GROOV-AR1. With solid-state fanless operation, a tiny footprint, and operating temperature of 0 to 70 °C (32 to 158° F), the new groov Box...more
Why groov EPIC? Watch the new webinar
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This webinar, the first in a multi-part series describing why groov EPIC was developed for the future of automation and IIoT, is now available for on-demand viewing. Did you miss the recent Opto 22...more
New I/O modules for the groov EPIC system
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Meet our latest line up of modules designed to give you more I/O choices for your groov EPIC system. Along with the recent news of including IEC 61131-3 programming options for groov EPIC, there are 5...more
groov 2.1 update now available
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What's New? Faster development time. Browse tags from your OPC tag server in real time to link them to groov gadgets. No need to import them all. Webpage links in your groov interface. For example...more
Tech Tip: Rotating groov Pages
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People get excited about groov because they can monitor and control automation systems and equipment from their smartphones.  And it's true, groov makes it simple to build your own mobile app for just the equipment and systems you want to see.
Videos: Use Trends, Colors in groov
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Check out these two new How-to Workshop videos for groov: Using the Trend gadget in groov—groov 2.2 makes real-time trends much more flexible, with up to 4 pens, up to 7 days of data, and more. Watch...more
See groov EPIC at events in April and May
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If you'd like to see the new groov EPIC system in action—or talk with us about any automation project—here are two opportunities coming up soon.
New webinar series: Why groov EPIC?
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Join Opto 22 engineers to learn why groov EPIC is right for your future applications. The cutting edge technology that’s part of the groov EPIC (Edge Programmable Industrial Controller) system is...more
Making the switch: SNAP PAC to groov EPIC
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New technical note helps current SNAP PAC users decide if, when, and how to migrate to the new groov EPIC system. Opto 22 customers have been relying on the SNAP PAC system for their controls and...more
groov EPIC data sheets now available
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You've been asking for more details about our brand-new groov EPIC® system for the IIoT and automation, and here they are!  We just published a part numbers list and the first several data sheets, with...more
Tech tip: Static vs. dynamic tags in groov
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To build a mobile user interface in groov, you drag and drop pre-built gadgets—like gauges, switches, and indicators—onto the screen. Then you tag each one with an input, an output, a variable, or...more
Love the groov video camera gadget
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So much more than video: One of my all-time favorite groov features is the Video Camera gadget. The gadget is pretty interesting as it's simply an image placeholder. Just point the gadget at a URL that...more
How to activate your groov EPIC (video)
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Ready to start using your new GRV-EPIC-PR1, the groov EPIC Edge Programmable Industrial Controller? An EPIC can do so much more than a traditional controller. But first, you'll need to activate it...more
groov EPIC webinar, when you want it
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Would you like to know more about the new groov EPIC system? Now you can, on your own schedule. Learn how to simplify your automation and IIoT projects. See how to improve security and performance, with minimal reliance on IT personnel.
Free groov View apps for iOS and Android
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The great thing about groov is that you can view your operator interface on pretty much anything—computer, mobile device, HDTV, whatever—with just a web browser, right? Right! But sometimes you'd...more
groov EPIC 1.4 means more Ignition
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The groov EPIC has always come pre-installed with Ignition Edge® by Inductive Automation® on board. Ignition Edge in the EPIC means you have OPC-UA drivers built in to communicate with other control...more
groov EPIC is the Engineers' Choice
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The 32nd annual Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Awards shined a light on 26 categories of control, instrumentation, and automation products, revealing the best of those introduced in 2018...more
groov Featured at Hannover Messe
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More than 180,000 visitors from over 100 nations came to Hannover Messe 2014 to explore the future of industry at the world's leading industrial tradeshow—and to see groov, Opto 22's tool for easily...more
Video: ¿Qué es groov?
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groov de Opto 22 hace que sea fácil de desarrollar una aplicación móvil para casi todos los sistemas y equipos de automatización. Y puede usar la aplicación en casi cualquier Smartphone, Tablet o...more
OptoNews: New prices on groov 3.0 platforms
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Introducing 3 new groov platforms with lower prices for OEMs, machine builders, and simple remote installations, in addition to platforms for more complex monitoring and control: groov Solo groov Plus groov Enterprise
OptoNews: groov Box creates its own WiFi network
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Here's a cool new feature for your groov Box, available now: you can create your own private groov WiFi network with WPA2-PSK security. That's right, the new groov Admin v1.570.39 includes a SoftAP...more
OptoNews: Updated groov View for Android and iOS
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Get the latest groov View app for iOS and Android operating systems. New in this release: Support for Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and verification of a valid SSL certificate on the groov Box or groov Server.
OptoNews: New version of Node-RED for groov Box
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We've just released version 3 of Node-RED for the GROOV-AR1 groov Box.  Node-RED is an open-source software tool for digitally wiring together hardware devices (like the groov Box), APIs (application...more
OptoNews: groov 3.0e update released
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We've just released a new version of groov Build and View, version 3.0e. This update fixes some issues you may have seen in groov when used with browsers Chrome 48 and Windows 10 Edge 25.
groov EPIC 1.5.0 is ready, and here's why you'll want to update
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groov EPIC firmware version 1.5.0 is available now and has several great new features and a few bug fixes. While our groov EPIC Readme file has all the technical details, here's a sweeping look at the...more
OptoNews: Sneak peek - groov 3.0 coming soon!
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If you've already got your groov, make sure it's activated and back up your project. If you don't have groov yet, you'll definitely want it now. Get ready for some great new features in groov 3.0, available soon. Here's a preview of just a few:
New update recommended for groov Boxes
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If you have a groov Box, we recommend you install the latest groov Admin update, version R1.570.35 This update is in response to the June 5 OpenSSL security advisory. To make sure you're as safe as...more
New gadget improvements in groov 2
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A recent OptoForum post (in the groov forum, of course) talks about two new gadget improvements in groov 2: a new feature for an existing gadget and a new gadget.
New groov Maintenance options make upgrading your groov View software easier than ever
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Do you have a groov Box or groov Server for Windows? Then you'll want to hear about our new maintenance renewal process and new options for 1-, 3-, or 10-year plans. Why renew your groov maintenance...more
New tech tip videos help you configure your groov EPIC
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Two new videos just added to the OptoU groov EPIC training series to help you with system configuration options. Have you visited training.opto22.com lately? The OptoU groov EPIC training series...more
New releases: groov View for iOS and Android
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We've recently released updated groov View apps in both the App Store and GooglePlay. These are optional apps you can download for free and use to see your groov operator interface on iOS or Android...more
New groov 2.2: Better Trends, Colors, New Button
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groov 2.2 is now released! It's a free update and it includes new and improved features you'll want to have, like these. Improvements to trends Track more data with up to 4 pens Track data longer—up to 7 days
New groov 2 connects to all systems, offers free trial
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Now you can easily build mobile interfaces for virtually any automation system. Allen-Bradley, Siemens, GE, Schneider, Yokogawa, Modbus: with groov 2 you can securely monitor and control these and...more
Design World highlights the new groov Box
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In a new video on YouTube, Design World Managing Editor Leslie Langnau introduces the second-generation groov Box—fanless, compact, and industrially hardened. The video highlights how you would use the...more
groov EPIC training coming to Morocco
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Join OptoPartner Optomation Systems for a groov EPIC seminar and training. The groov EPIC system is gaining recognition world wide and now Optomation Systems is bringing 2 days of EPIC seminars to Tangier, Morocco.
groov 2.1 simplifies live video feeds
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We've seen a lot of interest in one particular new feature in the new groov version 2.1: the IP video proxy. The proxy makes it a lot simpler to include live video from remote IP cameras in your groov...more
New video: get a 2-minute overview of groov EPIC
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New video highlights all the key features of the groov EPIC system—in just 120 seconds Have a spare 2 minutes? Spend them watching the new groov EPIC video, You'll get a quick tour of the system and...more
OptoNews: groov events & email in new how-to videos
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Two new groov how-to videos show you all about: Events & notifications. Configuring events you want to log, checking event status, and using the event log with or without custom message text.
September webinar: groov EPIC system
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Advanced Control Solutions hosts your next chance to see the groov EPIC system in action Join OptoPartner and distributor Advanced Control Solutions (ACS) for a groov EPIC webinar on September 24th...more
New groov 2.2: Faster Editing, Video Sizing, More
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groov 2.2 is now released! This free update includes plenty of new features. We already told you about the new momentary button, better trending, dark background colors, and Stash. This time we'll...more
OptoNews Tip: Guide to Networking groov
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You already know that groov is the simple way to build your own mobile operator interface—your own mobile app—so you can securely monitor and control your systems and equipment from a smartphone or...more
New groov 2.1 adds features, improvements
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The latest version of groov adds vertical graphics abilities, IP camera improvements for realtime video, and faster OPC tag handling and data exchange.
Order your new groov EPIC system starting now
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Opto 22's groov EPIC® system starts shipping on May 18. You can start ordering now! Pre-orders will ship first, and based on early feedback from several EPIC Roadshows, this new system will be in high...more
Riding out the storm with the groov EPIC system
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How one integrator used the remote connectivity in groov EPIC and groov View to save his systems from Midwest storms. Rainstorms have pounded Wisconsin this season, along with much of the Midwestern...more
OptoNews: New Image Library in groov R3.1a
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Here's one of the great new features in the latest version of groov: the Image Library. The image library holds all the images you use to build your groov mobile operator interface: Your logo Drawings...more
OptoNews: PAC Project, groov support Windows 10
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Yes, it's Windows 10 Day, and if you're ready to upgrade, here's some good news: The PAC Project automation software suite (R9.4 and higher) now supports Microsoft Windows 10. And groov Server for...more
Using a serial to USB converter with groov EPIC
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This newly released video walks you through using a serial to USB converter with your groov EPIC PR1 controller. In our latest video, Applications Engineer Ben Orchard is back to give you step-by-step...more
groov a finalist in Engineers' Choice Awards
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Control Engineering's annual Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation, and automation products in the industry. And this year groov is a finalist in the Awards...more
groov EPIC Security Series, Part 4: User Accounts
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In this blog post, let’s take a closer look at user accounts on the groov EPIC system, and how you can improve your system security by giving users and services fine-grained access to applications...more
grooving at IoT West 2014
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This month Opto 22 exhibited at the #IoT West conference and #RemoteExpo in Las Vegas, NV. groov was showcased as a simple way to build and deploy mobile interfaces and dashboards for Internet of...more
Visualizing water usage with groov - Part 1
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Visualizing water usage with groov: As an Australian living in southern California I have been conflicted lots of times driving around seeing green lawns in baking hot sun. When we moved to California...more
New groovHeads Videos
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Want to see something cool you can do with Google Glass? Need to access your groov mobile interface over the web, but not quite sure how to set it up? Either way you'll want to check out our new...more
OptoNews: Connect serial devices to your groov Box with Admin 46
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We've just released groov Admin 1.570.46, with a new feature some of you have been asking for: the ability to use data from serial devices with your GROOV AR1 Box. Using a USB-to-serial converter and...more
Announcing groov EPIC Premium Factory Training
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Opto 22 debuts its newly renovated classroom that offers hands-on, instructor-led training for the groov EPIC system. Are you interested in getting more hands-on experience with the groov EPIC system...more
OptoNews: Customize your groov mobile operator interface
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Want to make your groov operator interface look just the way you want, with your own company logo and colors? The groov R3.1 release includes new tools to customize pages and gadgets, so you can do that and more. 
Product Update: Terminal extender and thermistor input for groov EPIC
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The groov EPIC system adds a time-saving cable and groov I/O thermistor module.  GRV-TEX-26F6Would you like to save time and expense when installing or maintaining your field devices?  The new GRV-TEX...more
OptoNews: Customize your mobile interface with new groov R3.1 graphics
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Just released: groov R3.1a! You'll want this new release. It's a big one, with security updates, bug fixes, and lots of new features. Especially if you like images or want to customize the look of your...more
Four-port serial module now available for the groov EPIC system
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Opto 22 has just announced the release of the groov serial I/O module, GRV-CSERI-4. This module plugs into a groov EPIC chassis alongside groov EPIC analog and discrete I/O modules, allowing you the mix of signals you need at any location.
New groov View R3.5 release adds SNAP PAC I/O units, improves scalability
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Just released! groov View R3.5a brings a new feature you've been waiting for: you can now connect to SNAP PAC I/O units directly, instead of going through a controller strategy, and use their tags in...more
Add new animated graphics to your groov View HMI screens
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Take advantage of our all-new animated GIFs resource page and SVG image library. Are you building HMI screens to use with your groov EPIC (GRV-EPIC-PR1) or groov Edge Appliance (GROOV-AR1-BASE)? You...more
New video: How to connect groov EPIC to an HDMI touchscreen
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This video provides step-by-step instructions for adding an external touchscreen to the groov EPIC processor. Our video library continues to expand and we've just added another video to the groov workshop series: 
groov tips: Setting user permissions, navigating pages
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To help you get started with groov, we've posted some new groov how-to videos. Learn the basics about user permissions and page navigation, and then check out a flexible new feature, too—the Stash.
New OptoVideo: How to activate Ignition Edge on groov EPIC
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We've just added a new video to our website video library: Activate Ignition Edge on groov EPIC.   This video introduces you to Ignition Edge software from Inductive Automation, one of several...more
OptoNews: groov Box redesign featured in Autodesk case study
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Usually our case studies feature Opto 22 customers solving an automation problem. But this time we're the customer.  Some of you probably remember when we switched the groov Box from the larger GROOV-AT1 to the more compact, fanless GROOV-AR1. 
OptoNews: See Events & Notifications in groov 3 Webinar
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Our last OptoNews introduced the new features in groov 3, just released, including: Events and notifications, so you can log key events in your system and even send email or text notifications that...more
OptoNews: A groov mobile operator interface built just for you
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Seeing your key machines and sensors on your smartphone or tablet—whether they're in your facility or remotely located—could be mighty useful, you may be thinking. But maybe you don't have the time or...more
New groov R3.4a offers long trends (up to 5 years!), page export/import
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Just released: groov Build and View version R3.4a This new update adds new features and enhancements, and fixes issues. For many of you, the most important new feature is in the Trend gadget.
groov EPIC's Linux Operating System and Secure Shell (SSH) Access
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As you might have read in previous blog posts, groov EPIC runs a Linux-based operating system that supports a variety of programming and operating options, including optional secure shell (SSH) access....more
groov your system: Build interfaces for Siemens PLCs
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Do you have a Siemens® PLC system? If you do, take a look at our latest video: groov your Siemens. The video shows just how easy it is to build an operator interface to monitor or even control your...more
A local database server on your groov EPIC processor?
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In a recent blog post, Terry Orchard covered one of the programming options available on the groov EPIC: secure shell (SSH) access. If you’re familiar with Linux shell commands, you can use secure...more
OptoNews: IIoT tool Node-RED included in new groov Admin release
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Just released! A major new tool for your Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) project: the groov Box with Node-RED built in. What is Node-RED? It's an open-source, cross-platform tool for wiring...more
OptoNews: groov an Engineers' Choice Awards Finalist!
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With groov 3 you can build your own mobile operator interface for just about any automation system or equipment. You're not limited to one brand or family. You can mix systems from multiple...more
OptoNews: groov 3.0 adds event notifications & more
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groov 3.0 is available now! And here are two reasons to get excited about this easy-to-use tool for building and viewing your own mobile apps for automation: - First, new features like events...more