IPCOMM at the Smart Grid Forums IEC Week 2023

This year's Smart Grid Forums IEC Week 2023 brings together the fields of IEC 61850 for digital substations, OT cybersecurity according to IEC 62443, and the IEC Common Information Model (CIM) for operational systems in a week-long event in Amsterdam from October 16 - 20, 2023. We are excited to be part of this event, which is a great platform to discuss the implementation practices and latest developments in these standards. All attendees are welcome to visit us at our booth during the conference!

IPCOMM at the Smart Grid Forums Cybersecurity Week 2023

We are pleased to be sponsoring the SGF Cybersecurity Week 2023 in Amsterdam. The event draws together power grid CISOs and their IT and OT cybersecurity leads to review recent cybersecurity implemen­tations and collaborate on getting the power grid ahead of the threat. We cordially invite all participants to visit us at the booth during the exhibition from May 16th to 18th 2023!

IPCOMM at Netzleittechnik 2023 in Hamburg

IPCOMM is an exhibitor at the Consulectra Symposium "Netzleit­technik 2023" in Hamburg on March 21st/22nd, 2023. The event is dedicated to the current issues of the power supply industry in the field of network management and network control technology. All participants are cordially invited to learn about our solutions for today's challenges in grid operation.

ipConv/Cloud: Protocol conversion at the edge and in the cloud

With ipConv/Cloud we present the newest product in our ipConv product family. ipConv/Cloud enables the deployment of protocol conversion services in the cloud and on Linux-based devices. Besides additional security procedures for multi-factor authentication, ipConv/Cloud supports the integration of Serial Device Servers for serial communication via Ethernet.

New protocol stacks BACnet, Client and BACnet, Server available

From now on the protocol stacks BACnet, Client and BACnet, Server are available for our universal communication solutions. BACnet is a global communication standard for building automation and control networks, which has been defined by the ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers).

ipELB: The 4-Port Ethernet Line Breaker

Physically disconnect Ethernet connections with the Ethernet Line Breaker ipELB. This new solution for cybersecurity in industrial networks offers you full control over your network infrastructure. ipELB enables reliable automation of four 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports via standardized protocols and an integrated digital I/O module.

SEC3M: 4G LTE Cellular Gateway

The new SEC3M hardware model complements our family of the SEC3x Embedded Controllers with a device equipped with a 4G LTE cellular modem, and is available in combination with products ipRoute, ipConvLite and ip4Cloud. Enabling the worldwide connection of communication partners beyond the boundaries of heterogeneous networks, it stands out with its secure and reliable wireless communication.

Major Release ipConv 4.0 Launched

Discover our gateway software ipConv 4, which is supporting you in communication tasks with many new features. Recurring tasks are significantly simplified by the new, dynamic web interface. Advanced interaction techniques, optimized loading times, and improved clarity provide the perfect foundation for efficient workflows.

More information can be found in the following article.

IPCOMM at SPS 2019 in Nuremberg

This year again we were present at the SPS - Smart Production Solutions 2019 in Nuremberg. The international exhibition for automation, control and drive technology offers the perfect platform for professional discussion between experts from all fields of smart and digital automation.
[Image: Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH / Mathias Kutt]

Protocol Conversion with VMware Workstation or VMware ESXi

The new product ipConv/VM expands our current portfolio with a protocol conversion system for virtual machines. Unleash the full functionality of our powerful ipConv communication systems on your existing VMware environment.

IPCOMM at SPS IPC Drives 2018 in Nuremberg

For the third time IPCOMM was part of the SPS IPC Drives, which again took place in Nuremberg. The international trade fair for smart and digital automation once again dedicated its attention to industry 4.0 and digital change.

Successful tests with OPC UA 1.02, Client and OPC UA 1.02, Server

IPCOMM attended this year's OPC Interoperability Workshop, which took place from 22nd to 26th October in Nuremberg, Germany. The annual event is addressed to manufacturers of OPC UA products to test hardware and software components for interoperability, conformity and reliability.
As part of the workshop, the protocol stacks OPC UA 1.02, Client and OPC UA 1.02, Server were successfully tested with devices from other manufacturers.

Quick Selection of the Ideal Gateway with the New Configurator

Benefit from our new product configurator, which supports you in finding the ideal gateway for your needs. Desired protocols can be selected, and project-specific requirements taken into consideration, in just three steps. Gain insight into our portfolio and find the suitable solution for your project. With the introduction of the configurator, a new pricing model comes into effect to enable attractive, performance-based pricing.

New protocol stack OPC UA, Client available

We are proud to announce the release of the OPC UA Client protocol stack from the OPC UA protocol family. OPC UA was specified by the OPC Foundation, and is considered a trailblazer for industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT).

IPCOMM at SPS IPC Drives 2017 in Nuremberg

For the second time IPCOMM was part of the SPS IPC Drives, which took place in Nuremberg this year. The international platform shows trailblazing technologies of the automation industry and offered the ideal framework for networking with IOT experts from all over the world.

Positive feedback of this year's customer survey

We would like to thank you for the very positive feedback of this year's customer survey. 91 percent of the survey participants assessed IPCOMM products better than competing products, 36 percent even much better; our service was also assessed better than competitors (90 percent), 55 percent even much better. 83 percent of the participants would recommend us without reservations. Of course, we also received only a few critical comments on which we are intensively working.

Free webinars on our product portfolio and range of services

We will be glad to give you the information about our product portfolio and our range of services in a free webinar, live and online. Or you decide to participate in a first-hand basic course or expert training that meet your individual situation and requirements.

IPCOMM at IEC 61850 Europe in Amsterdam

For the second time, IPCOMM participated as exhibitor in IEC 61850 Europe 2016 in Amsterdam. This conference is an ideal networking forum for IEC 61850 experts from all over the world.

New PROFIBUS-DP and PROFIBUS-IO (master/slave) gateways

Now, our product spectrum comprises gateways with integrated PROFIBUS-DP master or slave interface as well as gateways with PROFINET-IO master or slave interface. ipConvPBM, ipConvPBS, ipConvPNS and soon ipConvPNM are based on ipConvLite and are available together with the hardware platform MEC2 PROFIBUS or MEC2 PROFINET.

VPN Solution IPsec and OpenVPN are supported by all platforms (>ipLinux OS 3.5.5)

From ipLinux OS version 3.5.5 on the VPN solutions IPsec and OpenVPN are supported by all platforms.

MEC2PB and MEC2PN replace HEC2PS and HEC2PM

As a device with Profibus or Profinet interface the high performance controllers MEC2 PROFIBUS and MEC2 PROFINET replace the so far used HECPS and HECPM.

Successful tests with OPC UA 1.02, Server

At a workshop of the OPC foundation® from 2nd to 6th of November 2015 in Nuremberg, OPC UA 1.02, Server was successfully tested with OPC clients of other producers.

Security enhancements according to IEC 62351

Protocol stack security enhancements based on IEC 60870-5-104 and IEC 61850 according to the standard IEC 62351

New embedded controller MEC2 with fivefold performance

We are launching MEC2. The embedded controller impresses with the fivefold performance compared to the predecessor and further considerable features. Optionally available with 3G/GPRS module.

Fourth version of our proven industrial PC IPC191

The IPC191V4 19" 1U, fourth and latest version of our proven industrial PC, is up to three times faster than its predecessor and captivates with a significantly higher processor performance and many more interfaces.

Third generation of ipConv offers new features

ipConv goes to the next round with version three. The third generation of ipConv offers a number of new and useful features; some already known functions have been clearly improved. New features among others are the version control, keeping logbooks, license management, operation mode change and language selection.

IPCOMM at IEC 61850 Europe 2014 in Prague

IPCOMM participated as exhibitor in IEC 61850 Europe 2014 in Prague - the premier conference and networking forum for substation automation professionals. The ideal information platform to profit from first-hand expert knowledge and to introduce our innovative communication solutions.

Polyglot, high-performance I/O module ipDIO in combination with SECIO

With our latest development ipDIO - a polyglot, high-performance I/O module - and the use of SECIO we launch a product to control and manage engineering systems using many different protocols simultaneously.

New protocolstack RP 570, Master

The protocolstack RP 570, Master was developed due to several customer inquiries.

IPCOMM at E-World in Essen

Our procucts were very well received by visitors of the E-World Essen, the leading European fair for the energy and water industry. Aside from numerous new contacts, regular customers sought the dialogue with us.

IPCOMM celebrates its 10th anniversary

IPCOMM celebrates its 10th anniversary. Since it was created in 2004 we prove our competences in global communication.

Development of the protocol stacks ELCOM-90 Initiator, Client and ELCOM-90 Responder, Server

We developed and implemented the protocol stacks ELCOM-90 Initiator, Client and ELCOM-90 Responder, Server on customer request to enable communication with an ELCOM-90 remote control station.

New online service to visualize IEC 61850 SCL files

IPCOMM presents you its new free online service to visualize IEC 61850 SCL files. The web based SCL Explorer provides a quick overview about your SCD, ICD and CID files and allows a simple way to analyze the configuration data contained therein. Give it a go!

IPCOMM at the Energy 2013 in Hannover

IPCOMM had set up a booth for the second time at the Energy 2013, the world's leading energy technology fair in Hannover. Numerous visitors showed interest in our products, innovations and communication solutions.

Product launch of the RS-232 Isolator

We expanded our hardware range by a 4 kV RS-232 Isolator. A powerful isolation protects your equipment and data against external influences in compliance with the standard IEC 61850-3.

Training videos providing assistance for ipConv users

The recent service for our ipConv customers is a number of training videos visualizing function and usage of ipConv. They also provide assistance in complex processes.

New protocol stacks OPC AE 1.10, Client and OPC AE 1.10, Server

Within the OPC AE specification, the OPC Classic product familiy is expanded by the protocol stacks OPC AE 1.10, Client and OPC AE 1.10, Server.

Gateway Performance Charts illustrate the performance of IPCOMM gateways

Now Gateway Performance Charts illustrate a comparison of the performance of IPCOMM gateways.

New high end hardware model IPC191I5

The new hardware model IPC191I5 19" 1U expands our high end hardware range. With a performance up to 4 times higher than IPC191V3, especially CPU intensive applications are realizable.

IPCOMM at the Hannover Fair 2012

We took part in the Hannover Fair 2012 for the first time and with great success. We established numerous and interesting contacts during the fair.

New protocol stack RP 570, Slave

After approx. 6 weeks development stage we delivered the protocol stack RP 570, Slave to a swedish power supply company.

New protocol stack TASE.2, Client

Only three months after the completion of the protocol stack TASE.2, Server, TASE.2, Client is finished and become part of our standard product portfolio.

New protocol stack TASE.2, Server

Now, development of the protocol stack TASE.2, Server is completed. With immediate effect, we can offer this protocol stack within the ipConv product familiy.

New protocol stack Telegyr 065, Master

For a Belgian project we implemented the protocol stack Telegyr 065, Master. The test is done with a respective RTU.

Certification of the protocol stack IEC 60870-5-101

Although in use for more than ten years, the protocol stack IEC 60870-5-101, Slave has been certified on customer request. Certification was performed by KEMA within two days and without claim.

New protocol stack Indactic 33/41, 2033, Master

The protocol stack Indactic 33/41, 2033, Master was implemented for a Swiss project and can be used on a regular basis in conjunction with the module TCT.

New protocol stack IEC 61850, Client

The protocol stack IEC 61850, Client is certified by KEMA. All tests are successfully passed within one week (record!).

New hardware model SEC2 for use with ipConvLite and ipRoute

A new member belongs to our product family. The model SEC2 is especially designed for small applications in decentralised use and is availabe at a particularly low price. The hardware can be used in conjunction with ipConvLite and ipRoute.