Edge with the Panel plugin can act as a stand-alone panel by simply connecting to a local PLC and building a basic screen. Paired with a central Ignition Gateway, the Edge can also act as a local client fallback, providing control on site in the event of a lost network connection.
Edge with the IIoT plugin (formerly MQTT) provides a simple way of setting up an MQTT Publisher next to a PLC, allowing it to connect to a greater IIoT architecture. Here you can see multiple types of devices using Ignition Edge to connect in the network.
Edge IIoT as a standalone edge gateway to publish device data from the edge of the network to an MQTT broker:
Edge IIoT as an edge gateway to publish device data from the edge of the network to an MQTT broker:
Edge Sync Services
Ignition Edge Sync Services acts as a limited remote server that synchronizes data from the edge of the network to a central Ignition server.
Edge EAM acts as a remote EAM Agent Gateway and can easily combine with any other Edge edition for central management.