MICA used to provide a robust and compact industrial grade solution to connect machines to Cloud environment. Using MICA as a gateway enables machine vendors to monitor the delivered equipment online and support customers better.
The manufacturing analytics platform enables manufacturing companies to increase their manufacturing transparency so they can achieve a complete view of current and historical conditions, more quickly react to problems, and take advantage of new forms of communication on the shop floor. And all these advantages are available for small and mid-sized companies.
A machine should communicate via OPC UA with an industrial PC, but both are incompatible. A MICA with an OPC UA container as a client is used to create a quick solution by translating between the devices.