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Edge Devices

Your operations, connected.

More integrations. Lower cost. Infinite possibilities. All with Tulip’s edge devices.

Tulip Edge MC and I/O Gateway

I/O Gateway will no longer be available for sale as of November 1, 2021. Learn more

Ways to Connect

  • Tulip I/O Gateway

    I/O Gateway

    Machine and device connectivity with USB, RS-232, and GPIO. $700.

    Contact Sales

    Edge MC

    Wireless connectivity with USB, Node-RED, and native OPC UA. $150

    Buy Edge MC
  • Factory Kit Devices Landscape

    Factory Kit

    Everything you need to get started with Tulip. Includes I/O Gateway. $1,100

    Buy Factory Kit

Compare Edge Devices

Tulip PlayerI/O GatewayEdge MC
Machine MonitoringSerial Port, USB, or GPIOOPC UA and Node-RED
Protocol TranslationWith Node-RED
Analog Machines and SensorsOPC UA and MTConnect through Connector Hosts and 3rd party softwareOPC UA and Factory KitOPC UA and Node-RED
Networked Machines✔️✔️
Automation (Serial, TCP/IP, Stacklight, PLC, Relays)With drivers or 3rd party donglesSerial, TCP/IP, GPIOSerial and TCP/IP
Guided Digital Workflows (Pick-to-Light, Pack and Ship)Light Kit and Connected DevicesLight Kit and USB Connected Devices
Quality Tracking (USB Weight Scales)✔️✔️✔️
Production Tracking (Break Beam Sensors)✔️
USB Connected Devices✔️✔️✔️
Other Connected DevicesI/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.

Digitally transform your operations with Tulip

See how systems of apps enable agile and connected operations.

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