Solution of IoT Management System for Vegetable Production Based on IKON Drives Cloud Data Center

2020-03-02 16:58:56Xiamen IKON Drives Technology Co., Ltd. read

Author: IKON Drives Technical Support Department 

      With the continuous improvement of the degree of automation in modern agriculture and the continuous expansion of production scale, it is a trend to produce in multiple locations and at multiple locations. Multi-point centralized control has become a necessary part of production management. This article will introduce the modern agricultural IoT management and control system solution based on IKON Drives cloud data center.

Vegetable production IoT management system

      IKON Drives Cloud Data Center is a data exchange service for centralized monitoring and management of multi-point data. In short, as long as you use IKON Drives IoT terminal devices, you can exchange data and centrally monitor these devices through the Haiwell cloud data center. E.g:

① Centralize the central control configuration in Xiamen for centralized monitoring of multiple sets of equipment in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and the United States;

②Use the touch screen at home to monitor the IoT cloud box data in the office;

③Read the liquid level of a water well at an unlimited distance in the local touch screen control cabinet;

④ On the large screen of the oilfield central control center, monitor the pressure and flow of the valves all over the oilfield;

      In this example, the vegetable production IoT management system is an application that collects the agricultural greenhouse data of various provinces and cities through the Haiwell cloud data center and centralizes the data to the centralized control display and control of the central control touch screen. The network topology is as follows:

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Figure 1: Network topology of vegetable production IoT management system

      Vegetable greenhouses in various places report the data to Haiwell Cloud Data Center through the Internet of Things through the built-in MQTT protocol of IoT Cloud HMI, IoT Cloud Box and other devices, and finally focus on the monitoring and display in the central control IoT Cloud HMI. Both the local IoT terminal equipment and the centrally controlled IoT devices support remote monitoring via mobile APP and cloud website. At the same time, the production operation of each greenhouse can also be monitored remotely through Haiwell cloud cameras. Through IKON Drives weather forecast elements, climate information and agricultural production can be displayed in all areas.

1. Selection configuration

1. IKON Drives IoT Cloud HMI – C7S-G:

1.1 7-inch TFT screen, 800×480 resolution, 4G Flash, 512M RAM, wired Ethernet/4G networking

1.2 Intelligent management, support cloud/mobile terminal access control, strong operability;

1.3 It can remotely realize mobile APP, computer cloud website and remote upload and download of IoT cloud HMI and PLC programs

1.4 Support MQTT protocol, support access to database server, easily realize data collection and reporting, and connect to ERP/MES and other systems.

1.5 Built-in MQTT server, you can enable MQTT proxy function, and easily realize MQTT 

2. IKON Drives Cloud Box Cloud Box (this example is used for centralized control):

2.1 Connect to IKON Drives Cloud via Ethernet/WIFI/4G (full Netcom) to remotely view and monitor equipment in real time

2.2 Intelligent management, support cloud/mobile terminal access control, strong operability;

2.3 Integrated IoT cloud HMI function, the display screen can be directly monitored through the mobile phone/PC terminal instead of the IoT cloud HMI screen, and the control is flexible and convenient

2.4 It can remotely realize mobile APP, computer cloud website and remote upload and download of IoT cloud HMI and PLC programs

3. IKON Drives PLC – C series economical PLC

4. IKON Drives cloud camera CTQ6C

2. Real-time control screen

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Figure 2 The main screen of the central control room of the vegetable production IoT management system on the Haiwell cloud website  

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Figure 3 Data display screen of greenhouse 1 of the centralized management system of Haiwell cloud website 

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Figure 4 The video capture screen of the greenhouse of the centralized management system of the Haiwell cloud website 

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Figure 5 IKON Drives Cloud mobile APP monitoring screen 

3. User engineering design sharing

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Figure 6 The main screen of the centralized management system system engineering

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Figure 7 Centralized management system project main screen greenhouse 1 screen settings

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Figure 8 Centralized management system engineering main screen greenhouse 2 video capture screen settings

4. Summary of the plan

1. IKON Drives IoT terminal supports IKON Drives cloud platform, intelligent management, cloud/mobile terminal access control, and strong operability;

2. Integrate IKON Drives Cloud cloud service, built-in IKON Drives cloud engine, cloud data center; make access safe and reliable, make remote safe and secure, make access operation simple, and make access concise and clear;

3. The IKON Drives IoT terminal makes the data in the remote equipment easy, brief, low-cost and easy to operate through the Haiwell cloud data center

exchange, so as to actually centralize control.

4. Support MQTT protocol, support access to database server, easily realize data collection and reporting, and connect to ERP/MES and other systems.

5. IKON Drives IoT Cloud HMI/IoT Cloud Box/IPC and other devices have built-in MQTT server, which can enable MQTT proxy function and easily realize MQTT ad hoc network.