Mosaic Industries Inc.
, Newark, CA, offers the Ethersmart Wildcard, a 2 in. by 2.5 in. expansion board to provide Web connectivity to the company's embedded controllers and operator interfaces. The card connects with standard Ethernet cables, allowing instruments to communicate with other computers on a LAN. It allows you to connect to your controller from a Web browser to monitor its status, diagnose problems, or update its software. An application program can send emails to transmit data or alert other computers on the network to significant events.