Industry 4.0 needs a complete automation solution
ctrlX AUTOMATION surmounts the classic boundaries between machine controls, the IT world and the Internet of Things. With a Linux real-time operating system, consistently open standards, app programming technology, web-based engineering and a comprehensive IoT connection, ctrlX AUTOMATION reduces components and engineering costs by 30 to 50%.
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10 arguments for ctrlX AUTOMATION
COMPLETE SOLUTION FOR INDUSTRY 4.0
LESS IS MORE
CONNECTIVITY AT ITS BEST
THE MOST OPEN AUTOMATION SYSTEM ON THE MARKET
UNIVERSAL IOT INTEGRATION
THE REVOLUTION IN ENGINEERING
LONG-TERM AVAILABILITY AND DIGITAL SERVICES
THE MOST FUTURE-PROOF AUTOMATION SYSTEM
Try it yourself: install an app with a camera function on your smartphone, whether it be a QR reader, photo TAN software, Messenger or travel cost billing software. The installation takes just a few minutes. Now think about how much work is involved if you want to integrate a camera function into a PLC program for an automation system, program the interface and forward the data in a legible form.
Anyone who is involved with Industry 4.0 and the Factory of the Future will soon realize: there are numerous practical hurdles between information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT). When developing ctrlX AUTOMATION, we set ourselves the goal of coming up with the most open and future-viable automation platform on the market – for both OT and IT.
News & Events
ctrlX AUTOMATION at the SPS 2019 in Nuremberg
The SPS is the most important fair of the automation industry. For us the perfect place to present ctrlX AUTOMATION to the world. And that's what we've done – successfully!
Step by Step to the Product-Launch
The start of the public communication took place in Ulm in September. The next step was the International Automation Forum for the worldwide sales team in Lohr am Main in October. At the beginning of November 65 customers joined the sneak preview of ctrlX AUTOMATION in the Robert Bosch house in Stuttgart.
A new world of automation
With the new ctrlX AUTOMATION platform, Bosch Rexroth has eradicated the traditional boundaries between machine control systems, IT and the Internet of Things. Centralized and decentralized automation topologies can now be created flexibly with the scalable platform.