I/O Gateway will no longer be available for sale as of November 1, 2021. Learn more
Compare Edge Devices
|Tulip Player||I/O Gateway||Edge MC|
|Machine Monitoring||Serial Port, USB, or GPIO||OPC UA and Node-RED|
|Protocol Translation||With Node-RED|
|Analog Machines and Sensors||OPC UA and MTConnect through Connector Hosts and 3rd party software||OPC UA and Factory Kit||OPC UA and Node-RED|
|Automation (Serial, TCP/IP, Stacklight, PLC, Relays)||With drivers or 3rd party dongles||Serial, TCP/IP, GPIO||Serial and TCP/IP|
|Guided Digital Workflows (Pick-to-Light, Pack and Ship)||Light Kit and Connected Devices||Light Kit and USB Connected Devices|
|Quality Tracking (USB Weight Scales)||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Production Tracking (Break Beam Sensors)||✔️|
|USB Connected Devices||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Other Connected Devices||I/O Gateway supports RS-232 and GPIO devices and sensors|
Easily connect your network-based machines
Tulip’s no-code interface makes it easy to define machine attributes and integrate machine data into your processes.
Connect devices for augmented smart workstations.
Augment workstations with barcode scanners, calipers, and more, with easy drag-and-drop configuration.
Spend less time configuring, and more time-solving problems.
Made for Frontline Operations
Operations can be rough for hardware. Our edge devices have the durability, integrations, and configurability you need.
Aligned with Tulip’s platform
Tulip edge devices are aligned with our platform. No difficult updates or software “outgrowing” your hardware.
Support for every environment
All Tulip hardware is device and software agnostic. Connect the machines, devices, sensors that matter to you.
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