Ways to Connect
Compare Edge Devices
|Edge IO||Edge MC||Tulip Player|
|Description||Machine monitoring, Node-RED, IoT connectivity, and Tulip Player.||Wireless connectivity with USB, Node-RED, and native OPC UA.|
|Networked Machines||OPC UA and Node-RED||OPC UA and Node-RED||✔️|
|Stranded and Proprietary Equipment||Node-RED, Vibration and Current Monitoring with Off-the-shelf sensors||Node-RED and Off-the-shelf Sensors|
|Automation (Serial, TCP/IP, Stack Light, PLC, Relays)||Serial, TCP/IP, GPIO, ADC||Serial, TCP/IP||With drivers or 3rd party dongles|
|Tulip Player||With external monitors||✔️|
|Light Kit||2 Integrated Light Kit Channels||✔️||✔️|
|Break Beam Sensors||✔️|
|USB Connected Devices||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Connected Devices||Edge IO supports RS-232, GPIO, and Current and Vibration 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.
Digitally transform your operations with Tulip
See how systems of apps enable agile and connected operations.