Industrial Automation

HMS offers a comprehensive range of products for the industrial data communication.

Solutions for Industrial Automation

Under the brands Anybus, Ixxat and Ewon we offer a wide range of products for communication in various fields of application. Following you find an overview of our products for industrial automation.

In addition to our product range, we also offer OEM solutions for our products or develop completely customized hardware and software on behalf of our customers. An overview of our services can be found under  Tech Services 

Applications for the Industrial Automation

Industrial Automation Application Sample PC Interfaces

Industrial Automation Application Sample:

PC-based control solutions 

Ixxat PC Interfaces are available for various network technologies and form factors. They can be implemented in standard or compact industrial PCs and enable the easy network access for customer specific control, configuration or monitoring applications. The fast implementation is supported by comprehensive driver packages for Windows, Linux and real-time operating systems.

Ixxat PC Interfaces

Further products for industrial automation...

Network Connection

Easy network connection
via Chip, Brick or Module

for all major fieldbus and industrial Ethernet networks

Anybus CompactCom

Protocol Software
and APIs

Highly flexible embedded or PC-based implementation of higher layer protocols

Ixxat Protocol SW / APIs

Infrastructure, PC Interfaces and IOs

Network to Network

Over 200 different network combinations to choose from

Anybus X-gateway

Device to Network

Connects non-networked serial devices to all major fieldbus and industrial Ethernet networks

Anybus Communicator

CAN Infrastructure Components

Repeaters/Bridges for CAN
Cost savings due to simple wiring and increased system reliability

Ixxat CAN Repeater
Ixxat CAN Bridges / Gateways

Wireless Bridges
Easy bridging of industrial Ethernet networks or connecting serial devices

Anybus Wireless Bridge


IO Modules
Quick and easy connection of analog and digital input and output signals

Ixxat IO Modules

Tools and PLC Extensions


For analyzing of network traffic and physics as well as network and device configuration

Ixxat Tools


PLC Extensions
CANopen extensions for

Ixxat PLC Extensions

Remote Management and Safety

eWON Remote Management Solutions
Remote monitoring
and control

- anytime, anyplace



Implement safety according to IEC 61508

Ixxat Safe

Case Studies

  • Yaskawa-INpact

    Multi-network connection via Ixxat INpact

    Robotics specialist Yaskawa is using the Ixxat INpact from HMS to connect robots with higher-level systems. Yaskawa offers industry-leading, high-speed industrial robots for various fields of application. For integration into customer environments, different fieldbus networks have to be supported – this is the point where the Ixxat INpact from HMS comes into action.
    YASKAWA Nordic AB