Ian Tracy

Ian Tracy
  • IoT Solutions Architect
  • Company: Laird

I am a technical expert in industrial device communication. Specializing in real-time networks, safety networks, open-standard protocols, as well as fieldbus communication. In over 5 years of product development, I have written product requirement specifications, participated in the development effort, and overseen conformance testing. Part of my responsibilities are assisting my customers in integrating hardware and software stacks into their solutions.

HMS Industrial Networks has spent 35 years helping nearly every major industrial automation company get their drives, robots, servos, etc. talking in factory applications. Our IXXAT-brand technologies are found inside many off-road transportation, automotive, and medical products.

Specialties: Industrial Communications (EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT, CANopen, PROFIBUS, PROFINET, Powerlink, Flexray, CAN FD), Embedded Systems, Industrial Device Security