groov - Change the Way You Think about HMIs  

groovgroov is all you need to build effective HMIs you can use from any device, anywhere

groov provides a simpler way to build your HMI with easy setup, rapid development, responsive design, and fast changes. All gadgets are designed for use with both keyboard/mouse and touchscreen.

You can start building your interface in Desktop/Tablet view or in Handheld view and easily switch views and move gadgets around as needed. 

Everything scales automatically to fit on a larger or smaller screen: gadgets, buttons, labels, text, webcam video images, everything. Minimum sizes are built in for Handheld, so gadgets will never be too small to see or manipulate on your phone. 

With groov you can run data from other systems, like Allen-Bradley PLCs and Modbus/TCP systems-through a SNAP PAC controller and build HMIs.

groov has just three main components:

groov boxgroov Box 
 A self-contained, industrially hardened, web-serving appliance.

 - Two gigabit Ethernet interfaces
 -  One wireless LAN 802.11n 
 -  USB & SD card for upgrades, backup, and restore

groov buildgroov Build 
The browser-based software you use to build operator interfaces.

 -  Runs in your web browser (like Firefox or Chrome)
 -  No software to install No plugins (no Java, no Silverlight, no Flash) 
 -  No tag limits

groov viewgroov View 
The interface you've built, that users can view on just about any web-enabled device.

 -  Log in on a device with a modern web browser
 -  Monitor and control your system or equipment from anywhere
 -  No user or device limits; no keys; no user fees 

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Parker HMR Actuator

Parker Hannifin's new, High Moment Rodless linear actuator series is one of the most user friendly and versatile actuator lines on the market today. With 5 different frame sizes, 2 different drive train options, multiple mounting and carriage options, and an IP54 protective cover option, along with a multitude of other customizable features the HMR was truly designed with flexibility in mind. Guided by two precision square rail bearings, the HMR has enormous moment and payload capacity bundled in a low profile, yet sleek package. The options of either a high-efficiency timing belt drive or a precision ball screw with multiple lead options allow the user to maximize performance within their system.

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Lexium high torque motorsHigh Torque Motors

Lexium MDrive New Premium Motor Option

Robust Lexium MDrive products now include a premium high torque motor option for all NEMA 23 (57mm) motor versions. Torque range increases by up to 50%, while product compact size and format are maintained.

These products are especially well suited for industrial applications, including an IP65 rated version with circular M12 connectors. High torque stepper motors may replace servos, lowering system costs and delivering continuous torque at low speed. Bulky gearboxes may also be eliminated, for more cost and space savings. Products are programmable and networkable, satisfying motion control requirements in many new and existing applications. Communication protocols include:

Optionally, closed loop performance with hMTechnology is available for enhanced performance and energy savings.

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