InstantPLC supports direct access API for plug-in I/O modules on some CE touch panels.
Using these panels (with InstantPLC installed), Machine Builders can build a low-cost self contained
Machine Controllers without the need for expensive PLC hardware.
External (non-plug-in) I/O modules can be accessed over Ethernet or serial connection using Modbus (TCP/RTU).
InstantPLC Designer (Ladder pictured)
InstantPLC Runtime (Front End Display)
Designer, Compiler and Virtual-PLC
InstantPLC incorporates a virtual-PLC technology designed to extend HMI functionality. This includes a stand-alone Development System for Windows PC and the virtual PLC Runtime for Windows PC, CE, Linux (Fedora and Ubuntu) and Raspberry Pi platforms.
InstantPLC Press Release, March 2017 (PDF). Initial
We welcome OEMs. InstantPLC technology is
available to integrate with your products.
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InstantPLC Press Release, October 2017 (PDF).
Introducing support for Raspberry Pi / GPIO. Also
available under Linux (including Fedora and Ubuntu).