The IOT2020 gateway is compatible with most Arduino sketches that can be uploaded directly from the Arduino IDE. Many other programs can be compiled and or run under Yocto Linux on the used controller X1000 SOC (X86). Third-party hardware such as PLCs and sensors from various different brands can be integrated via Ethernet or Serial (via USB adapter) using many available and open protocols including Modbus, Profinet, REST or MQTT
The IOT2020 is also compatible with Arduino shields and various programming languages, including high-level languages such as Java, C++ and Python via a range of IDEs that includes Eclipse and compilers for Yocto Linux. It is also expandable via an on-board mPCIe port. Node-Red, MQTT and SQLITE3 can also be used to connect and control local and remote peripherals, such as sensors on a device.
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2 weeks agoHow many digital inputs / outputs this device have?
What is the energy consumption?
5 months agoHi,
The RTC battery which "can be added" to the 2020 - is there a part number for this? I've found the Siemens part number A5E34345932, but can't seem to source it anywhere.
6 months agoHello Peter,
Now I am using 2.1.3 and location I have installed is /usr/lib/node_modules. In this version too I am facing the same problem the installed nodes are not visible in node-red web page....
6 months agoHello Peter,
I have followed the steps given by you to provide wifi connection for my iot2040. However once the last command is given , i am getting some errors. Can you give me some solution for...
6 months agoHi there
Here is what I have
IOT2020 with 2.1.3 firmware
Connected with standard USB type A (PC End) to microUSB on the IOT2020 end (I am using a USB 3 hub in this...
November 21, 2017 15:20
Especially for educational purposes it is required to have an easy-to-get-started solution. I just found a training board especially made for the educational sector on Kaftan Media. Looks really exciting...
November 20, 2017 12:33
Are you looking for a LCD display for your IOT2020 project? Here is some useful information to get one done. Select your preferred variant.
April 3, 2017 10:48
In this article I will show you how to program an IOT2000 with Arduino IDE!
March 16, 2017 17:19
The Hitachi type LCD displays are used in many designs. They work with an Arduino sketch on the IOT2020. If you're building a C++ project, this driver class can help.
March 13, 2017 10:49
Serial communication between the SimaticIOT2020 and a (not so) random micro-controller.
March 7, 2017 16:17
Control an I2C Digital to Analog converter with C++ on IOT202. Generate a sinus signal from stored samples. IC: DAC8571
February 28, 2017 14:48
How to remote debug an IOT2020 C++ program with Eclipse Neon. Work-around for the standard CDT and GDB combination that has reported issues with this combination.
February 28, 2017 14:40
3D print a custom lid for the SIMATIC IOT2020 to provide easy terminal access when adding an Arduino Relay Shield
February 6, 2017 08:25
I have just Just launched a contest on Hackster.io https://www.hackster.io/contests/iot2020 This is your chance to win a LAB kit valued at about $4500USD with a runner up prize valued at about $1000. The catch is the entry must be on an IOT2020
January 23, 2017 13:05
This packages contains the following elements: meta-iot2000-bsp meta-iot2000-example
December 5, 2016 16:54
The SIMATIC IOT2020 is an open platform for collecting, processing and transferring data in the production environment. Targeted at Education, Hobbyist and Design Engineers, this unit is Arduino Hardware and Sketch Compatible and runs Linux OS.